Nevis Faces part 5 Dougie Sinclair

Nevis Faces is a 6 part series of short films we made for the Nevis Landscape Partnership exploring various characters who work and live around the Nevis area. You can thank the enormous effort of Dougie Sinclair over the last 5 years for the huge improvement of the Ben Nevis Mountain path which is subject to significant erosion from over 160,000 visitors every year.

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Nevis Faces part 4 Jamie Hageman

Nevis Faces is a 6 part series of short films we made for the Nevis Landscape Partnership which explores various characters who work and live around the Nevis area. Jamie Hageman is a self-taught mountain landscape painter and is suitably based in the West Highlands of Scotland where, surrounded by mountains, much of his painting inspiration comes from.

Nevis Faces part 3 Helen Rennard

Nevis Faces is a 6 part series of short films we made for the Nevis Landscape Partnership which explores various characters who work and live around the Nevis area. Helen Rennard is an accomplished winter climber living in Fort William. We have made many first ascents together on Ben Nevis over the past ten years and Helen is one of the most solid climbing partners I know.

Nevis Faces part 1 Blair Fyffe

Nevis Faces is a 6 part series of short films that Claire and I made for the Nevis Landscape Partnership. It explores the characters of those who work and live around the Nevis area. Dr. Blair Fyffe is an accomplished climber and a scientist with a PHD in slab avalanche release. His keen interest in the mountains, snow, and avalanches has coined him the nickname Dr. Snow.

Vlog #6 How to train mental skills
In episode #6 of my vlog I go through a handful of jumps in mental skills for climbing that I made in climbing. VS-E4 in one day for example! Most of them happened by accidental discovery. One of them happened by basically ignoring the advice of many standard sport psychology textbooks.
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Vlog #5 How to choose rock shoes
Your rock shoes are the most important piece of climbing equipment you must choose. It's really important that you do it right. Not only will it play an important role in whether you end up with good footwear or not, but it will also determine whether you will still have functional feet in decades to come, or have painful, arthritic feet.