Love being in the moors and mountains, backpacking, dogs, travelling generally. Retired teacher and ex MR Deputy Team Leader. Married to Geoff, who puts up with all sorts.
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Category Archives: Trips Abroad
Currently mooching about a bit and suffering from man-flu as I am, I thought I’d put a couple of videos up that I made of my Arctic Sweden trips. This is the one of my first trip – to Sarek … Continue reading
At 14,505ft, Mt Whitney is the highest peak in the contiguous United States. This makes it Very Popular. The normal way of tackling it is from the east side, over three days. On the first day you make your way … Continue reading
Whilst mooching about feeling a bit under the weather for the last few days, I came across some photos of a backpacking trip we did in the Eagle Cap Wilderness in Oregon. This was back in 2001, long before we … Continue reading
Day 1 – 8 miles Getting off the train at the Abisko Tourist Station was a bit of a shock. This stop has obviously been built purely for the start of the Kunglsleden, which starts right there – next to … Continue reading
I woke at about 5 the next morning, desperate to go to the loo. Nothing unusual about that, only this morning it was pouring with rain. I tried lying there for as long as I could, in the hope that the … Continue reading
We were up very early the next morning to look at the river. I know it looked a bit less lively than the previous day, but I think I’d psyched myself out of it really. With the other rivers we’d … Continue reading
It was about this time that I think I realised I was starting to become rather fond of my new tent, the Hilleberg Enan. Over the years, I’ve always backpacked with various incarnations of Terra Nova Voyagers – a bit cramped for two, … Continue reading