The Perfect Climb


What an absolutely sensational day Team ZV just had, today was undoubtedly one of the most enjoyable days of climbing we have “ever” experienced anywhere in the world, we climbed two completely different mountains in one day.
First off we climbed the challenging 1600ft Kirkjufell the most picturesque mountain on the Snæfellsnes peninsula then we bagged the glaciated summit of Snæfellsjökull at 5000ft, the weather was perfect and the summits of both peaks were flawless……

Classic Iceland at its best.

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, …

Check Out The Mt Rainier Video

Our new video has arrived Hope you enjoy what we managed to get on film…..you’ll experience some of the nerves, exhaustion and emotion of the climb not to mention a view from the top……I blame the emotion and the death threat purely on the altitude….. Watch to find out more….Enjoy!

We have arrived at Mt Rainier!

Our first real look at Rainier… Well we got our first real look at Rainier tonight, as we approached the National Park, Rainier was out of sight until we rounded the last hairpin bend at the top of the range we were driving across….as we turned Rainier came into view just as you see it …

Are You Ready?

Less than a week to go! Well everyone we leave this Wednesday for Seattle. Everyday for the past month without fail we get asked the question…..”Are you ready?”……Well i’m sure I can speak for both Dave and myself when I say….. YES! we are ready. Have we run enough Ks?…..lifted enough weights?…..trekked up enough ridgelines? …