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Peru with Camps International and Beauchamp College

1-28.7.16 Exploring with; Beauchamp College Peru has long been on my bucket list, especially the stunning Inca site of Machu Picchu so when the opportunity to lead a Summer expedition there arose I jumped at the chance. This was my fourth trip with Camps but my first to South America and I was very lucky

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Busy times, a catch up!

Full album on Facebook Life here at Come walk with me has been super busy of late and as I am heading off to Peru with Camps International and Beauchamp College this Friday I have decided to amalgamate the last week and a half into a single blog! It’s a great example to show the

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Catbells with Al and Jess

Full album on Facebook 14.6.16 Walking with; Al and Jess . Al and Jess were over in the UK visiting from California and drove down to the Lake District after spending a couple of nights in and around Edinburgh. Al and I go back a long way to 2005 where we met at the Youth

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D of E qualifying expedition with SOEC and St Ninian’s

Full album on Facebook 9-10.6.16 Walking with; Team 6 My D of E calendar has been a full one this year, but a welcome last minute call up took me North of the border into the hitherto unvisited Pentland Hills to help out on the qualifying expedition for the pupils of St Ninian’s in Glasgow.

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Trekfest Brecon Beacons

3-5.6.16 Walking with; 550 odd participants Having worked on the Peak District Trekfest last year it was great to be invited to work on both of these mass participation walking events this year. Almost 600 people walking in teams or as individuals, and the vast majority of them raising money for charity, took part in

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A Lake District day tour

Full album on Facebook 30.5.16 Travelling with; Vidhey and Shipra I was sitting outside “The Trout Inn” in Lechlade ahead of a weekend of D of E-ing when I received a phone call asking if I had any last minute availability for a day tour of the Lake District for a young Indian couple holidaying

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D of E with BXM Expeditions and St John’s, Marlborough

28-29.5.16 Walking with; Group 5 and Group 6 . Another weekend and another D of E practice expedition. This one was in a part of the world new to me, the area where Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Wiltshire all come together. It’s a beautiful, rural part of the world with villages of honey coloured stone, thatched

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A couple of days in the Lake District

25-26.5.16 Walking with; Friends of the Lake District Full album on Facebook< The three letters CPD can strike fear into the heart of even the bravest professional, images of power point presentations in dusty classrooms spring to mind, in the world of outdoors however we are fortunate to have a wide range of interesting and

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Snowdon via the Pyg and Miners track

Full album on Facebook22.5.16 Walking with; Lakeland Mountain Guides and Matchtech Ltd I read somewhere recently that Snowdon was the second most climbed mountain in the world and on a busy Sunday afternoon it can certainly feel like that! I was working with LMG and Matchtech on the last leg of their Three Peaks Challenge,

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Kinder via Grindsbrook Clough

8.5.16 Walking with; Rae and Dave . Full album on Facebook I’d only just arrived back from my Cornish adventures when I received an e-mail from Rae asking whether we could fit her and Dave in for a walk in the Dark Peak, an area they’d never visited before. I chose Kinder as for me

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