Alice Morrison Everest Trail Race

Running the Everest Trail Race Ultra

November 17, 2018

The Everest Trail Race is one of the toughest high altitude ultra marathons in the world. 160km over 6 days, you do 15000m of climbing and go to an altitude of over 4000m. I took on the race in 2018.

Mount Toubkal in one day Alice Morrison

Climbing Toubkal in one day

October 27, 2018

Mount Toubkal is the highest point in north Africa at 4,167 metres and I wanted to climb it in a day. Imlil-Toubkal-Imlil in one day instead of the usual two or three is how I told myself I would be ready for the Everest Trail Race.

Hiking for world mental health day

Healthy body, healthy mind

October 9, 2018

World Mental Health day reminds us all that we need to take care of our minds and souls as well as our bodies. So, here is my call to action.... get up, get out and have fun in the wonderful natural playground that was created for us.

Guelmim desert

How to be brave

April 2, 2018

Hiking in the desert mountains can be quite a challenge. I didn't set out to scare myself when I set out from Tighmert near Guelmim to walk the ridge, but I managed it nonetheless and in doing so learnt some lessons about how to be brave.