Arrival It was exciting to arrive to Manchester with only photos of people and their voices to look for at the airport arrivals hall. I got a message from our UK team that they are still 25 minutes away with the minibus and if I could look for the Spain, Austria and Switzerland team mates [...]
Category: Three Peak Challenge,UK
Training W40 – Highs and lows with a lot of hiking
Finding high places – Lake district challenge, Cat Bells, England day 3
Finding high places – Lake district challenge, Skiddaw, England day 2
Finding high places – Lake district challenge, Grag hill, England day 1
Highest peak 835 m The morning was full of excitement as we all gathered for breakfast looking forward to the coming day. The weather forecast promised cloudy, part sunny and possibility of a bit of rain so that was a lot better than the day before when the possibility was I think 80% of rain. [...]
Lake District 3 peak challenge here we come!
What challenge, why Kilimanjaro and why me?
In short this is my company's challenge to raise money for Unicef UK through teams of employees climbing to Kilimanjaro. There are three different groups; one, two and three so far, and I am part of group three going up February 2020. Teams one and two have already been there which is great advice to [...]
Finding high places – Three Peak Challenge is approaching fast!
As part of our preparation to Kilimanjaro we are all doing a "test challenge/climb" first week of October 2019 in the Lake District National park North West England. We will be climbing three separate fells Helvellyn 950 m, Skiddaw 931 m and Cat bells 451 m on consecutive days. I do not know the order [...]