“Oh my life, it is utterly BALTIC up here!” Okay let’s back track a little before I arrived on the above named mountain and uttered the above words whilst rapidly losing the feeling in my hands, feet and butt-cheeks. It was 11th February and the weather forecast for the day was for freezing temps (down […]Read more "Baltic on Cnicht"
On Wednesday, a couple of days after the Kong Mini Mountain Marathon, I decided that I felt okay enough to get back up into the mountains. I’d been having a niggly little pulling sensation in my upper right adductor, letting me know it wasn’t happy by jabbing me with a bit of pain every now […]Read more "Snowy Elidir Fell Run 07/02/2018"
A new event had arrived in North Wales. The Kong Mini Mountain Marathon. This was an entirely new kind of event for me. A mountain marathon is a navigational challenge, set against a time limit (in this case, four hours) where you are to navigate to and ‘dib’ as many control points as possible, all […]Read more "Kong Mini Mountain Marathon 04/02/2018"
Two and a half weeks ago, I returned from the most amazing trip of my life so far. My wife and I had travelled to Nepal, trekked for twelve days in the spectacular Khumbu Region (to Gokyo, not EBC) and then passed back into India from the north, heading roughly south-west to beautiful Rajasthan. Our […]Read more "Lost without a map"