Treading Lightly – Hiking Without a Trace

Treading Lightly – Hiking Without a Trace

Whether it’s to stay fit and active, to escape the noise and distractions of your daily life or even just for the fresh air, it’s clear that hiking is a sport that offers benefits to everyone with little need for expensive equipment or technical know-how. When we...
Get Ready to Rock all Summer Long

Get Ready to Rock all Summer Long

Bouldering and climbing scene is on the brink of a revolution in the Middle East – and it is happening this May! Rock Republic Dubai, the first and biggest indoor bouldering gym in the region, is scheduled to open bigger and better than ever this May –and it was about...
Cliff Walking the Grand Canyon of Arabia

Cliff Walking the Grand Canyon of Arabia

In the Southeastern corner of the Persian Gulf, in the barren outback of the Sultanate of Oman’s Dakhlia Region, stands Jebel Shams, the pinnacle of the Western Hajar Mountains. At 3,028 metres, this is quite literally the rooftop of the Arabian Peninsula and...
It’s the climb

It’s the climb

“My name is Raha Moharrak and I’m the first but hopefully not the last Saudi woman to climb Mt Everest…” This month Daniel and I were honoured to be able to interview the up and coming climber from Saudi Arabia, Raha Moharrak, who is also a professional athlete,...