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Crib Goch

It’s Juneathon, which means a blog post every day. It’s also 9pm on a Sunday evening and I have just returned from 3 stunning days in the Welsh mountains and have a tonne of kit to sort out. These two … Continue reading

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F.E.A.R.

I recently spent a few days in the Lake District, surrounded by mountains, desperately seeking respite from all the troubles of the world for a short while. I was hoping for the mountain top epiphany that I’ve enjoyed so many … Continue reading

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Gore-tex Experience Tour – Fan Dance Challenge

After 7 weeks of training and 3 days of preparation, Monday night was the start of the Fan Dance at last. For me the relationship with the challenge goes back much further, about 20 years further. I’d first heard of … Continue reading

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Gore-tex Experience Tour – Fan Dance Challenge – Afternoon of Day Three

After lunch we were driven out to the deepest darkest wilds of the Welsh wilderness (out the back of the Dolygaer Outdoor Education Centre, but still pretty wild!). As classrooms go there are much worse places to be than in … Continue reading

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Gore-tex Experience Tour – Fan Dance Challenge – Day Two

After a night of getting to know each other, and an amazing breakfast of porridge courtesy of Sarah (BMF event organiser) Sunday morning saw the start of the instruction and training with a few hours of navigation theory. Cramming in … Continue reading

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