Tag Archives | Climbing

Deuter Womens Compact Air EXP 8 SL Daysack- Review

I’ve had my old hiking daysack since I first ventured into the outside world of hiking and so therefore it’s had a good run and in that time I’ve become more aware of what I want in a daysack.  My previous bag was a decent size and actually a bit too big as I never […]

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Snowdon – Wales highest mountain!

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 […]

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Ben Nevis – Scotland and UK’s highest mountain

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 […]

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Barranco Wall Top

Kilimanjaro – Flashback – Day 4 – Barranco Camp > Karanga Camp

Day 4 of the trek up Kilimanjaro and my favourite day of the whole trek, why?  The Barranco Wall, that’s why! Before I arrived in Tanzania, I had heard lots of things about the wall, so I decided to research what the wall actually entailed and I have to say when I was looking at […]

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