Category Archives: Adventures

Climbing Taster Session

One of our walking group arranged for us all to take part in a climbing taster session at a local centre.  It has been many years since I did any climbing, and I’ve certainly not formally scaled anything since I had my … Continue reading

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Family Camping Trip

This week marked the beginning of a different sort of adventure for all of us; that of camping as a family. With the enormous amount of extra stuff required by our little boy packed beautifully into the car by my … Continue reading

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Trailwalker Success!

We did it! Over the weekend ‘The Milky Bar Kids’ negotiated the tough 100km of Trailwalker in a magnificent time of 25 hours 55 minutes. As I crossed the finish line, to be met by Helen, Henry and friends, I … Continue reading

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Trailwalker 2013 Route

Here it is: View Trailwalker 2013 in a larger map Only 100km to walk this weekend in less than thirty hours and we’ll be legends!  Prior to ITAP I would have paid the price for walking 10km, now my biggest … Continue reading

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Hadrian’s Wall Trek – A Magnificent Effort!

After a magnificent effort by all concerned I am pleased to confirm a successful conclusion to our trek along Hadrian’s Wall. My usual instinct when it comes to reporting the outcome of adventures is simply to describe what happened on … Continue reading

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Hadrian’s Wall – Day Six

After a long day walking we’ve made it to the finish in time for Helen to get her train – magnificent effort!

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Hadrian’s Wall – Day Five

The major hills are behind us and we’re beginning to see signs (literally!) that the end of the trek is approaching:

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Hadrian’s Wall – Day Four

Early on today we reached the highest point of our walk: Then later got the chance to look back on our route – one of the UK’s best views:

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Hadrian’s Wall – Day Three

We’ve found some wall! Day three and our first actual bit of recognisable wall – we got quite excited!

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Hadrian’s Wall – Day Two

First indications of a wall… Toward the end of day two we finally spotted evidence of the remains of a wall, as described by Trail Trekkers‘ Gary, and just about visible in the centre of this photo – honest!

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