I’m walking the Rhinogs – now, where are they?

IMG_2266, a photo by andydolman on Flickr. As the title suggests I’m kind of new to this hiking malarkey and I don’t really know the nitty gritty of Britain’s mountain / hill routes, beyond some of the big names like Snowdon or Ben Nevis or Saddleworth. Okay, that last one isn’t big as such, just the area I walk the … Keep reading >

Dovedale Hike

www.folktrail.com folktrail team walking in Dovedale

As part of my prep for the 3 Peaks challenge, I’m jumping at the chance to do any longish walks. When my friend Jeff said he was going to join the folk trail people as part of their Land’s End to John O’Groats adventure but was figuring out how to get to the rendezvous point with them, I offer to … Keep reading >

Starting this blog..

I’ve agreed to do the (UK) 3 Peaks Challenge. I want that statement to sit there for a second before I add to it. Gulp, okay on with the typing. The 3 Peaks challenge is probably difficult enough if you are a regular mountaineer, a seasoned hiker or hills runner – but I’m none of those things. I do take … Keep reading >