As most of you will have guessed by now, I like to go hiking and climb mountains…but one problem I’ve always experienced is the long distance between home and my favourite hiking spot, Wales…especially when only visiting for the weekend. To overcome the need to rush a mountain climb in on the Sunday and then […]
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Hiking can require many different types of equipment, quite often you’ll find yourself going from sunny weather at the base of a mountain to cold and windy at the top. Consequently you need to be prepared for all types of weather that may get thrown at you. Here’s a rundown on what I tend to […]
The other weekend I took my friend Amanda up Snowdon in Wales, this was her first ever mountain! Staying at a local B&B in Llanberis (http://www.lakeviewhotel.co.uk/) which is a quaint place, has decent meals and the owner Mike is definitely a character! We had a spare few hours on the Saturday to have a mooch […]
At the weekend I finally managed to climb the highest mountain in the UK – Ben Nevis. At 4409ft above sea level it’s not a particularly large mountain but still took 9 hours to ascend and descend (for me anyway!) Situated on the western side of the Grampians and close to the popular tourist destination […]
On Sunday I hiked up a very snowy Scafell Pike in the Lake District with a small group of 13 men and women organised by Climb Your Mountain (the charity I’m also doing Everest Base Camp with). We arrived on the Saturday and stayed in Whitehaven (nr Sellafields!) overnight, the next day we set off […]
My name is Carly and I live in the UK. I have 2 boys, 2 dogs, 5 cats and many tropical fish (Yes I am that crazy animal loving person you read about!)…I work full-time from the comfort of my own home, I love music and try and get to as many gigs as possible. The reason I have set up this blog is to document my life as a mum whilst also tackling my desire to travel and have an adventure. I’ve recently completed an Everest Base Camp trek for charity in October 2013 and I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro back in February 2011…currently looking for my next adventure!
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