Helvelyn & A Refreshing Dip….

Sunday 5th of August I was delighted to have been asked to accompany the lovely Emma & Cam over Striding Edge & Helvelyn, they are both very lovely people indeed as I know them both through their work in Whisky sales 😍 We met in Glenridding and began our ascent towards Striding Edge along with …

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Alps 4000m’s

The past couple of weeks I have been in the Swiss and Italian Alps breathing hard as I summited some 4000m peaks with friends Steve & Gerald. Bishorn - Flying from Liverpool to Geneva we arrived on a Monday afternoon and quickly as possible collected our hire car before driving to Zinal. The intention of …

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Dales DofE – 7 days in gods own county.

For the past week (29/6 to 6/7/18) I have been working on Duke of Edinburgh assessed expeditions for Lupine Outdoor Adventure, and with the summer conditions what a great week! As the first group of DofE students were being dropped off a parent asked "Does she need to carry waterproofs? The weather forecast is good", …

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On The Dragons Back

Tuesday 13th & Wednesday 14th September.Earlier this week I spent a couple of days with expedition roomie Simon Small looking at some navigation techniques for an upcoming race he has entered.I can only assume Simon has taken a bang on the head at some point as he has gained a liking for multi day ultra …

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Definitely not De Javu!

Monday 22nd August 16Monday saw me meet up with long time friend Danny Bond.Danny had wanted to complete the Yorkshire 3 Peaks for a while and we had set this date as mutually convenient and definitely not, as it turned out, for the weather!This would be my 16th circuit of the 23mile route, taking in …

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A Path Less Traveled.

Sunday 14th & Monday 15th August.Sunday 14th and I was out with Gemma and Jonathan on the Howgill Fells as a 'hill walking' taster/introduction trip.I had chosen the Howgill Fells as they tend to be less busy than their neighbouring and more famous Lakeland Fells and Yorkshire Dales, but have an interesting landscape and offer …

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