Adventures, Guides, Hike, Inspiration, Lifestyle, Thinking

The Abergavenny Three Peaks Trial

When you find that your home is on the route of a classic local long distance hike it would be rude to not attempt it, but what you don't realise is that the walk will change the way you look at the area you live in and redefine what you consider 'local'...

Events, MTB

TransRockies 2012 – AKA ‘That time I ended up on an IV drip in the medical tent!’

Another year has passed, but the memories of the TransRockies, now no longer raced, are still strong.  This blog was originally posted on my old website, and on the 6th anniversary of the event it seems a good time to look at it again... The start line of Stage 1 of the TransRockies, the moment that… Continue reading TransRockies 2012 – AKA ‘That time I ended up on an IV drip in the medical tent!’

Adventures, Events, Inspiration, Training, Wild Swimming

The Dart 10K Swim

So let's start with the legitimate observation that 10km is a long way to swim, hell for many people it is even a long way to run.  But, like most things in life, if you just keep making steady progress towards a distant goal then you will slowly but surely get there, even if you are swimming...