Striding Edge is a renowned ridge and arguably the finest way to summit Helvellyn. Crags and scree fall away from either side of the arête, with plenty of exposure a breathtaking and quite dramatic scene. A grade 1 scramble that’s relatively easy as long as you have a head for heights, and can be made easier by following alternative paths below the main ridge – … Continue reading Striding Edge
Drumroll please. Time to finally hit the final section of The Norfolk Coastal Path. Picking up from where I finished the Norfolk Coastal Marathon 3 ½ years ago, in fact so long ago they’ve extended the path in that time – That’ll teach me. During that post-Christmas time of year when you start to question if you are now actually made of 90% cheese, those … Continue reading Walking The Norfolk Coastal Path. Sea-Palling to Hopton on Sea
A Perfect late summer day and the opportunity to get back out on the Norfolk coast. The plan to cover the 16 miles from Wells-next-the-Sea to Weybourne which will join up the sections of the path I’ve already covered. I struggle with the start of any walk, it’s definitely type 2 fun. Why exacty am I attempting to walk 16 miles in order to mentally tick … Continue reading The Norfolk Coast Path Wells to Weybourne
Just in case you missed it, you can find part one here. Day 3 A ticket to Ryde So, The day the ultra event kicks in. Our original plan had been to walk backwards from the official start point to miss the bulk of the participants. The buses however said no. Bugger. We’ve no other option than to just suck it up and carry on along … Continue reading Walking The Isle Of Wight Coastal Path – Part Two.
The Isle of Wight Coastal Path is a circular, long distance footpath of 70 miles which runs around the island. It’s quite a big walk, therefore this might also be quite a big blog post so you might want to grab a cuppa first. My friend and I have had the trail on our must-do list for a while now, when finally came the sod … Continue reading Walking The Isle Of Wight Coastal Path – Part One.