Occasionally I make some videos of mountain walks, climbs, paddles in my packraft, reviews or some feature videos of places I go. I have also made a number of microadventure videos with my young daughter. Below is a selection of the more popular ones divided by location, but you can see all of my videos on The Armchair Mountaineer YouTube channel.



In August 2018 we spent a beautiful weekend in the village of Tršić in Western Serbia. The landscape is wonderful and I was inspired to go on a trail run.

Adventure in the South Downs

I spent three days walking part of the Serpent Trail with my friend Dan. It was our first time in the South Downs and it got me thinking about the word "Adventure".


As part of 30 Days Wild I spent a couple todays walking in the Chiltern Hills, enjoying travelling slowly in beautiful British landscape [Read more].

Hills & mountains

Pico da Vara (1103 Metres)

Pico da Vara (1103 metres) is the highest mountain on the Portuguese island of São Miguel, in the Azores. On 3rd April, 2017 I set off first thing in... [Read more].

MIDŽOR (2169 Metres) 

On 23rd July 2017 I walked up Midžor, the highest mountain in Serbia in the Balkan Mountains Its summit is shared with neighbouring Bulgaria... [Read more].

Walking in Zlatibor

In July 2017 we spent 2 nights in Zlatibor, western Serbia and it gave me the chance to walk in the wide open meadows of this beautiful region... [Read more].

Bobotov Kuk (2523 Metres)

On July the 14th 2017 I climbed Bobotov Kuk (2523 m), the highest peak in Durmitor National Park and the highest mountain, solely in Montenegro... [Read more]. 

Aiguilles Marbrées, Mont Blanc.

On 26th June 2017 we did the traverse of Aiguilles Marbrées (3535 m), from Torino hut, with spectacular views of Dent du Géant and Mont Blanc... [Read more]. 

Walking in the Azores

In April 2017 we spent a week on the Azores Island of São Miguel, visiting the hot springs and walking the lush mountain paths... [Read more].


Iceland - land of ice & fire

We travelled to Iceland and focussed on the Gold Circle, visiting Þingvellier, The Blue Lagoon, Geysir, Skógafoss, Eyjafjallajökull, Seljalandsfoss & Rekyavik. [Read more]

Sri Lanka - Island Paradise

In February 2018 we spent 10 nights in Sri Lanka, on the beach and in hill country. This is a short video about this amazing island destination.

Hiking the Devil's staircase

In February 2018 I hiked the scarily named but very accessible Devil's Staircase in the Tea Estates near Bambarakanda Falls in Sri Lanka's hill country.

Microadventures & More

Microadventure on the Coast

On 7th October 2017 Emma and I went out for a wild camp on one of our wild coasts... not too far from somewhere less than wild. We were joined by Dan.

make a packfraft GoPro mount

I made a custom mount for the rear of the Alpacka Denali Llama Packraft and took it out for test on the River Great Ouse. 

P is for Paddling #30dayswild

It was Emma's first time in the packraft and, except for some hissing swans, it was a perfect picture of calm and quiet.

Summit To Eat Review

On a walking trip to Norfolk I took a few minutes to review Summit To Eat's freeze dried food, You can read the full review here.

C is for Cooking #30dayswild

It was a beautiful evening so we had a family micro adventure. We took a stroll and went to cook in the wild near the river.