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Riggindale Round

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So despite the cold it’s still fabulous here in the Lakes.   For once I’ve got a day with no training plan, no clients, no need to get photo’s for a website – yes there’s still some decorating to be finished but it’s such a nice day…. Cat’s been wanting to get out & find some inspiration […]

Gear reviews

Solomon Quest 4D

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Provenance: Bought at Go Outdoors Penrith Review: Long Term Testing* * I’ve said long term – but boots get a hard life with me – so these boots lasted 4 months – but they did: 1200 km of distance, 81,000m of ascent, 5 countries – all on rocky mountainous paths. So as ever with a footwear review […]

Days Out

Honister Via Ferrata

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Having done the via ferrata guides course last year at Honister Slate Mine  it was great to finally be able to take a client over it today. We had a lazy start as the weather looked a little iffy – but it got better as the day progressed and soon we were there, kitted up & starting […]

Days Out

A season in the Alps 2015

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So what does a summer of work in the Alps really feel like & involve – well for me at least it was something a little like this….     (the spectacular Rochers des Fiz – view from our apartment & the last day of the TMB) I’ve been blogging a few of the treks this […]