Snæfellsjökull

Here’s the second part of the “Twofer” we did….Twofer means we climbed two mountains on the same day, something that’s not done often and as we found out is nearly unheard of in Iceland…this is the attempt on the 4744 foot Mt Snæfellsjökull on the Snæfells Peninsula, Iceland….famous for also being the starting point from the famous book from Jules Verne “Journey to the centre of the earth”

 

Type Two Fun

Four days and 115km trek from the Central volcanic highlands of Iceland to the Wild West Coast via the Landmannalaugar Track and Fimmvorouhals Pass. We condensed a normally 6 day hike into 4 days. This meant long days, but the trails were all ours as we were up and gone before anyone else. The reference …

Bagged The Summit

For our first big challenge in Iceland we took on the famous “Rams Peak”, in Icelandic it’s impossible to spell or pronounce so let’s just stick to “Rams”. It was a huge 25km return climb over two days with our base camp set up just below the snow line above a glacial waterfall. The climb …

Iceland

Team Zero Vanilla are preparing to jump on the plane that takes us to the adventure wonderland of Iceland. If you haven’t been on our blog for a while, Welcome Back! If you’ve been following us over the past few years you would have seen us trek to Everest Base Camp, Climb Mt Rainer USA, …

So Far So Good!

Our first full day on the hill. So yesterday was a huge thrill for both of us, we arrived at Rainier base camp to pick up our gear and from across the car park comes a familiar voice….”Hey you guys must be the Aussies!”…and there he was the man himself Ed Viesturs, so cool that …

The Everest Rockstars Are Back!

Hey Everyone so we’re back…..sort of! So we are being asked all the time “where have you guys been and why don’t you update the blog”. The reason? No reason really, we have all just been off doing our own things, traveling, trekking, training you know how it goes. It’s been a good year for …