Category Archives: Mountaineering

10 Top Tips for Improving Your First Aid Kit

In this months Outdoor UAE my article is on ways to improve your first aid kit. James has kindly produced a PDF version of the article for folks to download and use. Enjoy Ian

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Interesting days- Radio Debute and Outdoor Retail Revisited

I’ve had a really interesting couple of days. Firstly my first radio experience on Thursday morning and then a day and a half helping out on the Adventure HQ shop floor. The radio was a completely new experience, the shop floor of an … Continue reading

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Lets talk about….. Adventure

Adventure is something I know I’m passionate about, I can feel myself get animated when I talk about it. It inspires me, motivates me, makes me laugh, smile or even cry when I see people affected by it. Looking back … Continue reading

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Top Tip #4- My ‘Adventure Phone’ solution for the UAE

This is my solution to the problems of mobile phones for those of us who play outdoor games. Keep your smart phone safe by using a cheap phone, a waterproof case that works and 2 sim cards on one number.

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Frenchman climbs world’s tallest tower Burj Khalifa – World – Video – 3 News

EDITED due to vodpod not working “The “French Spider-Man” Alain Robert last night conquered the world’s tallest tower, the Burj Khalifa.

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Successful evacuation of injured walker from Stairway to Heaven

Today I was part of the team that evacuated an injured walker from high in Wadi Ghalila and I feel fortunate to have witnessed such selfless hard graft and co operation from the large team that completed the task so … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Walker injured descending Stairway to Heaven, dozens of local mountaineers go to assist

Yesterday afternoon (30/1/2011) a walker descending from the Stairway to Heaven, Wadi Ghalila, RAK, suffered lower limb injuries after falling in scree.

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