About Dave Searle

Chamonix based Climber and Skiier

What is is like living In Chamonix?

This question and more answered on my most recent Vlog….

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10 things I Would Tell My Younger Self.

Looking back on the last 10 years of climbing and skiing I realise how much I’ve learnt and how much I’ve grown in that time.  Sometimes mentors are hard to come by and although I don’t claim to have all the answers I have made my fair share of mistakes for better or worse.  Here are 10 things I would’ve told my younger self 10 years ago, which I hope might help some younger wannabe mountain dudes and dudettes on the their mountain quests. Hopefully to do even better than I have with their mountain careers!

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Update (3 of 3) Mountain Biking

The one you’ve all been waiting for. Perhaps not but here it is anyway…

There is no denying that a Bicycle is probably the most efficient human powered mode of transport (for when the ground is clear of snow!). I’ve always been a massive fan of riding bikes Continue reading

Update (1 of 3) Climbing

Its certainly been a while since I posted anything on here. Where to start I would keep asking myself. A lot has happened since the start of 2017 and I’ve either been too busy or too lazy to write about it. So here goes… Part one of three blogs about what Ive been up to so far this year covering Climbing, Running and Mountain Biking. Yes Mountain Biking!

At the start of January I headed out to Scotland for the 2nd part of my journey to become a IFMGA British Mountain Guide. After a few weeks of warming up on some classic Continue reading

Summer Round Up – North Wales

First up I’d like to apologise for my lack of blogging in the last few months.. I’ve been pretty busy and I’ve not really been doing any properly interesting days out in the mountains due to the lack of good conditions.  I’ve been out loads though and Ive been enjoying training, climbing and skiing on my days off.

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