Posts about Travel

10 things no one tells you about bikepacking!

As you may have seen from my last blog, I’ve just got back from 2 weeks bikepacking in Slovenia. This was originally booked as a very deliberate Type 1 fun holiday, as for the past three years, every holiday has been mountaineering, climbing or ski-mountaineering. Not that this is a bad thing – far from […]
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Baby steps up big things.

Location location On booking this holiday, the plan had been to head over to Saas Fee as it has a number of achievable 4000m peaks we could ‘try and tick off’ (Tom’s words not mine!). However, in the weeks approaching our trip, it was apparent the weather gods were not looking kindly on the Swiss […]
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Snowless Scottish Ski Tour!

The Plan The original plan was marvellous – or at least it was in my head… Between Christmas and New Year I would drive up to Aviemore where there would be the perfect amount of snow for a three-day ski tour. Here I would be travelling from bothy to bothy ticking off as many 4000ft […]
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Exploring Tenerife – Volcanos, Turtles & Tapas

Bikini – check, sunglasses – check, shorts, sun cream – check, check. Packing my suitcase these were not the sort of items I had been expecting to take on holiday! Until just over six weeks ago I had been going on a week’s ski mountaineering and winter climbing holiday in Scotland. But sadly, due to a […]
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Fell Running in Glencoe: Scottish Adventure Part 2

Just a short post today – here’s a little snippet of some of my time in Scotland fell running. As you can see, the weather was absolutely beautiful, and perfect for camping… Running with the camera and trying to film didn’t prove to be too much of a forté for me but I’m sure this […]
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Welsh Adventures – Zipworld and Bounce Below

After a relatively easy journey down we arrived at our main base for the weekend – Llechwedd Slate Caverns. Top of the agenda was Zipworld Titan, the longest zip-line in Europe! Claiming to have spectacular views over the moors, mountains and mine we were glad the weather was on our side, and the sun was shining – […]
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Bank Holiday Adventures Part 1: Wales

As per normal, I was running late – Friday seemed to have flown by and before I knew it, it was 6 o’clock and not only had I not set off for Wales I hadn’t packed! At this stage the plan was simple – don’t worry about packing light, just get everything in the car. […]
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