This morning I was interviewed by Dr Tom Smith (Cardiff University) and Dr Rachel Hunt (Edinburgh University) who are running this project.

The project is interested in the process of recording experience and understanding how skill and competence are communicated. From historical mountain leader logbooks to the latest DLOG offered by Mountain Training, we discussed it all. It was quite a nostalgic session for me as I was asked about quotes such as: “I was seriously challenged with my navigation skills on this winter expedition”, “Wind speeds of 60 mph made for hard going” and “Storm damage to one tent on the second night caused a few problems” all brought back fond memories…….