[ad-ven-cher] noun



An experience, journey or trip taken to try something out or learn new things.


The excitement from stepping outside of your comfort zone by doing something that you wouldn't normally do.

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July 31, 2020

Falling: Reflections on Risk

I fell 4 metres and hit the rocky ledge below. I was lucky. I got away with an acute fracture of my L1 vertebra. It has provided an opportunity to rethink how I approach risk and be stronger going forward.

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June 14, 2020

The 7 Hills of Edinburgh - A covid-considered adventure

Starting my 29th year with a covid-considered adventure, running the 7 Hills of Edinburgh.

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June 5, 2020

Whiteness in the outdoors

This post marks the start of a journey of coming to terms with my own privilege and beginning of a long-term strategy to affect change. I acknowledge that I will make mistakes along the way, but I want to be open and honest from the off.

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Louis Waterman-Evans

I am a firm believer in the outdoors as a powerful force for good; be it the headspace it affords to mull things over, free from the ‘noise’ so ever-present in our day-to-day lives, the personal development that comes from stepping out of your comfort zone, or the simple joy of discovering a new place, piece of knowledge or something within ourselves.

I am conscious of the privileges that have facilitated my adventures in the mountains, to name but a few: being a white, non-disabled, cisgender, neuro-typical, straight man that is a documented citizen in the country I live in, with a strong support network and stable home life. Seeking to dismantle these, I hope to be an ally to those without such privileges, listen to their voices, and work to ensure they have the same freedoms that I do.