Haute Route Pyrenees 2016

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This was a fantastic experience and one of the best bike rides I have done. With seven days of back to back racing it crossed 19 Pyrenean cols and took us through beautiful rolling countryside and spectacular mountain scenery. Whilst … Continued

Duracell Bunny vs Haute Route Pyrenees

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Lillian and another friend have nick-named me the Duracell Bunny. I don’t think it is entirely meant as a compliment but hopefully I can prove worthy of the name in the Haute Route Pyrenees which I will be starting on … Continued

Cuillin Ridge

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Three days after deciding to go to Scotland, Pete and I were starting the infamous Cuillin Ridge on the Isle of Skye, scrambling along slippery rock in the rain towards the bivouac gear which we had left on a col about … Continued

Cosmiques Arête Revisited

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Twenty six years later… a repeat ascent of the Cosmiques Arête. Winter climbing is like eating eggs. Just as scrambling an egg turns the raw ingredient into one of nature’s miracle foods, so, taking away the people, airbrushing the track, … Continued

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