I’m Hannah, a climber and photographer from West Yorkshire, England. I believe that the memories we make exploring the outdoors are valuable – they teach us endurance, courage and gratitude. I’m passionate about seeking new challenges and experiences, spending time outside and preserving wild spaces.

This website is a space for me to share stories from my time spent roaming the UK; the journals, photographs and short films I’ve collected on the way. 

Photography

I received my first camera as a gift in 2001; an old Canon DSLR with a Burgundy leather neck strap. I fell in love with photography, mostly shooting images of my younger brother or the countryside around my hometown in Manchester. I’ve been capturing images ever since.

 

Journals

 Nestled safely in the side netting of our camper van, crumpled at the bottom of my hiking rucksack and lining the drawers of my office desk lie dozens of pages of scrawled notes and half finished journal entries. Some make it, and here they are. 

 

I started a training vlog

It's been over a year since we last took a bouldering trip to the Forest of Fontainebleau. Nathan and I have been itching to get back to the forest, so we booked a cabin in the woods over the Christmas break. With just over eight weeks to go, I asked on my YouTube...

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Reviewing the Lowe Alpine Manaslu ND50:65

“Lowe Alpine was born from a drive to create backpacks that help people push their limits, move freely and go further,” explains Lowe Alpine’s Head of Marketing, Rachel Brine. “The very first backpack we ever designed revolutionized the outdoor industry, forming the...

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Solo backpacking the Stoja Peninsula

A couple of weeks before my 25th birthday, I found myself with some time to spare. Having seen off my notice period at the museum where I’d worked for the past two years, and with Nathan out of town for work, I had five days to fill and a sense of restlessness to...

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Video

I’m documenting my hiking, climbing, running, van life, writing, travel and photography adventures over on my YouTube channel.