THE ROAD AGAIN ...

Here we go again. Me, two rather large bags full of kit and my trusty Peak Design Everyday Messenger bag

Here we go again. Me, two rather large bags full of kit and my trusty Peak Design Everyday Messenger bag

It feels like A LONG time since I've been on the road for work, a really really long time if I was to hazard a guess, IO'd have said 3 months ... it is in fact only 5 weeks. I suppose that's one of the symptoms of spending so long travelling over winter. 

After a spell of working locally (in the UK) on a variety of projects (and also doing a bit of climbing too !!!) the time has come again for me to head off on another journey, I'm going to MelloBlocco

It's the third year in a row that I'll be visiting, but the first time that I will be there on assignment, as it were. If you don't know about the event here is my five-point summary:

  1. IT'S A BOULDERING FESTIVAL
  2. AND ALSO A CLIMBING COMPETITION
  3. IT'S HELD IN ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL VALLEYS IN EUROPE
  4. AND SOMEWHERE BETWEEN 5000-10,000 PEOPLE GO EVERY YEAR
  5. WITHOUT A DOUBT THERE WILL BE RAIN, WALL-TO-WALL SUNSHINE AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN

As well as being the first time I've been commissioned to go, it is also the first time that I will be going without Leah, which is a strange feeling. I will miss her so much. However I am sure that having a rather extensive shot list and team of athletes to chase up and down the hills will be a distraction while I'm there!

More than anything, I am really excited to be heading back to the valley, it's beautiful. Especially to shoot such a brilliant group of people (stay tuned to my FB channel for more info on that).

SPECIAL NOTE ... I'LL BE TAKING OVER THE MARMOT INSTAGRAM CHANNEL WHILE I AM THERE. Keep your eyes peeled for that one too. 

Stay psyched folks // LL