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The Fred Whitton Challenge The Fred Whitton Challenge is an iconic, 112-mile cycle challenge over all the major passes of the Lake District National Park. It’s beautiful, difficult, simple, but not easy… Most people ride it in one day, but I turned it into […] Read »
Cycle to the Sea Nobody in the UK lives more than 70 miles from the sea. Why not ride there this weekend? Read »
A Quickfire Trail interview · What’s the highest mountain you’ve climbed? I have climbed virtually no mountains. This pains me! The highest I’ve been is “near the top of Illimani” but we had to turn back when my pal got altitude sickness. · What’s […] Read »
I Hate My Job I have just finished three of the most boring, menial, repetitive, pointless days’ work I have done since my days of student jobs. For the first time in many years I kept shoving myself back from my desk and yelling “I […] Read »
Four Seasons of Microadventure Once a season this year I am spending a night out in the same woods. It’s a simple idea: a way to see how the world changes, to measure my own year and make plans, and to experience the outdoors […] Read »
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