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A July round up!

It has become an annual ritual as the Summer holidays kick in for me to think “Crikey, it’s ages since I have written a blog….but it’s just been so busy”, and, thank fully after the last year, 2021 has been no exception! We have been working all over the country with a really diverse, but

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Our favourite mountains-Chapter two-Kinder Scout

Okay, so first things first, it’s probably not really a mountain, but it is certainly a significant piece of British upland and it’s not just one of our favourite mountains but one of our favourite places in the whole world! A bold statement to be sure, but it’s not only a magnificently wild landscape in

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Another round up!

Well, the year continues to race on and the first half of July has seen us engaged on a variety of activities here , there and everywhere. It’s only a couple of days til I head off to Tanzania with Camps International and West Hill School which is very exciting but the last couple of

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A June round up

June has passed us by in the blink of an eye, we have barely had time to sit in front of the computer so busy have we been exploring and celebrating the great outdoors. The blog has, inevitably, been neglected but before it’s off to the Brecon beacons again early tomorrow, here’s a bit of

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Hope to Grindleford

The area around the Hope Valley is one of those fortunate spots in the UK’s National Parks that has genuinely good public transport links with the added advantage this brings of planning linear walks. Since injuring my knee during an Autumn expedition to Cambodia I haven’t had the chance to get out and do any

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Silly Season

And breathe……well, the blog has (yet again) taken the hit as the season has got busier and busier and busier…..but who are we to complain? The sun has been shining, the sky has been blue and hundreds of people have been hitting the hills on events run by or worked on by the awesome team

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Happy New Year

HAPPY NEW YEAR ! Well, it’s 2018 and I am not long back in a cold, wet and windy England after our last expedition of the year which took us to Cambodia with Camps International and twelve great students from a couple of colleges in Adelaide, South Australia. 2017 was an amazing year for Come

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A very varied week

Well, after some well deserved post-Ecuador RNR, things have really picked up again and we have a busy and varied week. It started with a couple of days in the Peak District with Clint and Paul who were visiting from the USA and wanted to do some walking to offset their intake of Steak and

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And the work keeps coming…..

We are continuing with our busy times and it’s certainly helping to keep me out of trouble! Over the last couple of weeks we have continued to assist Entrust with the awesome work they do with primary school kids at Standon Bowers. I have particularly enjoyed the caving and the low ropes in spite of

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Walking and scrambling on Kinder’s North Edge

Full album on Facebook 4.1.17 Walking with; Nathan 2017 has started with a blast of fantastic, sunny, chilly weather and Wednesday was no exception. After a couple of days of beautiful local walking along the banks of the Mersey and around Chorlton Water Park, a long overdue catch up with Nathan took me out into

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