The best place to be in Europe this February and March was Spain.
I managed to dodge the bad weather and get some great training on the bike, running and of course rock climbing.
The Sierra mountain ranges and parques naturals just north of Malaga were stunning.
The hills and crags in south east Spain around Valencia are a treasure in the winter and full of the pro cycle teams.
Watch for details of pre-Everest / 8000m training camps in January and February 2019 to bring you up to speed and be ready for the Spring season.
Monte Fitz Roy
In addition to leading a number of commercial expeditions I’m super excited to be climbing in Patagonia and Chile in February and March this year
Let’s hope the weather is kind and we can crack some of these stunning lines
All the courses and hikes are now up and running in the mountains of the UAE and Oman.
Choose from rock climbing, biking and hiking. Sean has such a vast experience of leading clients in this region that there will always be somewhere new to explore for individuals and groups.
Contact seanjdjames (at) yahoo.co.uk or call / Whatsapp +971 (0) 50 124 6478
The hike up Jebel Hafeet from the Green Mubazzarah is stunning
The desert and rock formations are slowly revealed
The summit is over 1200m and the temperature difference is noticeable
Tuesdays is The Travel Show on Dubai Eye and my regular slot as the adventure expert
This week was rock climbing in the region and around the world
Here I am showing Mark and Michelle the March issue of OutdoorUAE and the special women’s issue to recognise International Women’s Day