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September 25, 2017

This weekend I was in the Peak District with the Mountain Training Association. Simple things are best....fresh air, a wee stroll learning about the Mass Trespass (couldn’t hobble so this visited a number of fine hostelries instead), climbing on God’s rock (had to watc...

October 17, 2016

Do you remember padded checked shirts? Before I discovered mid weight thermal tops I once had a selection of padded lumberjack shirts, these I could colour co-ordinate with my latest pair of ex-army trousers, I obviously knew how cool I looked! Funny thing was tho...

September 30, 2016

I first got Memory Map about 12 years ago, I can't remember the exact cost of it, it was a fairly expensive purchase, but it changed my attitude to how I purchased and used maps. The main reason for buying it initially was that I found myself going though volumes of pa...

July 14, 2016

Always a gem of a day with folk from local walking and mountaineering clubs through Y Bartneriaeth Awyr Agored - The Outdoor Partnership. It’s genuinely hard to take them somewhere they haven’t been before, but I ticked that box today! Fantastic little circuit in the P...

July 10, 2016

I've been in the Peak District running a couple of days for the Mountain Training Association folks, great company and some super venues! Looking forward to a retrun in the near future!

June 3, 2016

Tour de Snowdon was a big hit this week, taking in a selection of the high Cwms and offering us huge rewards each day. Coffee & ice cream from the cafe was surprisingly good too.....

May 30, 2016

I think this is going to be my 1st completely dry ML assessment in over a year! 

April 18, 2016

Ffynnon y Gwas - Labourer's Spring

You don't always have to summit a mountain to discover the wilderness and solitude Snowdonia has to offer, in fact since I have been swimming the lakes of Snowdonia I have experienced more time alone in peace and quiet that I ever have...

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