Tag Archives: walking

The Arden Way Marathon Walk

I made a very silly decision a few weeks ago. Having walked the Arden Way over a weekend two years ago, I decided that it would be possible to do it alone in one day. It’s 26.6 miles so I … Continue reading

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Brecon Beacons Walking Weekend

I spent last weekend walking with my brother in the Brecon Beacons. It’s an idea that had been brewing since the weather on a weekend away last March ruined my plan to walk Sugar Loaf. We drove down on Saturday … Continue reading

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North Shropshire walk with the Midland Hillwalkers

North Shropshire, a set on Flickr. Here are some shots from last Sunday’s walk with the Midland Hillwalkers. It was 14 miles from Stoney Stretton in North Shropshire to just over the Welsh border in Kingswood. Now I have a … Continue reading

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Rutland Water Walk

Rutland Water, a set on Flickr. The latest Midland Hillwalkers trip was to Rutland Water. It was pretty flat so we had a longer route than usual at 15 miles. The weather was beautiful (I’m very glad I brought the … Continue reading

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Cadair Idris Walk

Cadair Idris, a set on Flickr. On Sunday I headed out again with my hillwalking club, following last month’s trip to Stanage Edge. This time we climbed Cadair Idris, a mountain on the southern edge of the Snowdonia National Park … Continue reading

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Stanage Edge Walk

Elentari86’s photostream on Flickr. I recently joined a hillwalking club, because I’ve been meaning to get more into walking. Yesterday was my first time out with the Midlands Hillwalkers and it was to Stanage Edge, in the Peak District. I’ve … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Journey

I knew immediately which picture I wanted to use for this week’s theme. This shot is of some friends and I on a camping and walking trip in the Cotswolds, probably about 8 years ago now. We started out intending … Continue reading

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3 Peaks Challenge Complete!

Admittedly, most people who complete the 3 Peaks Challenge aim to do it in 24 hours (ie. climb Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Mount Snowdon all in one 24 hour period). That’s a bit mad as well as difficult to … Continue reading

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My 2010 in review

It’s the last day of the year so it seems an opportune moment to look back on my year and remind myself that I’m not wasting my life as much as it feels like I am sometimes. Work – still … Continue reading

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