Luke Frisken

Sun 12 April 2020

 18 minute read

in Adventures

Alone on Avachinsky

Like sentinels, Koryaksky, Avachinsky and Kozelsky stand watch over the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. As a mountain adventure lover, the beauty and allure of these volcanoes cultivate the imagi…

Thu 30 January 2020

 15 minute read

Athurs Ranges Traverse

When people ask me what my favourite outdoor adventure was, it doesn't take me long to think back on this amazing two weeks in the Tasmanian wilderness while traversing the Western and the Eastern …

Fri 1 November 2019

 10 minute read

in Code

Making Maps

This blog post is currently a work in progress, updated as I learn more about the subject. A number of people have asked, and I've been planning for a long time to create a …

Sat 27 July 2019

 17 minute read

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Kamchatka in the Summer

The Kamchatka Peninsula is a little known region of the world. When I was telling friends and acquaintances that I was going there, I was often met with puzzled looks. Russia is certainly not high …

Fri 18 January 2019

 5 minute read

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Skiing in Georgia

We flew into Tbilisi, and and were collected by a man who guided a friend of ours, he took us to the Marshrutka (minibus) area to go to Gudauri, we had trouble sourcing one on the day we were, hard…

Wed 8 August 2018

 8 minute read

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Cape Woolamai Mistakes

Following on from my previous article about mistakes, I feel like it's finally time to write about what I feel has been my biggest series of mistakes so far, this happened several years ago. Photos…

Thu 12 April 2018

 5 minute read

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Blue Mountains Canyoning 2018

Once again I found myself struggling on the 10 hour drive from Melbourne to the Blue Mountains over the Easter Weekend. In the car with me were 3 other intrepid folks, keen to get into the moist gr…