Striding Edge

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

Go Ape Thetford – Tree Top Junior Review.

Go Ape at Thetford is described as the mother of all the courses and set within 50,000 acres of pine in the UK’s largest man made, lowland forest. A patchwork of pines, heathland and broadleaves provide the ideal setting for a great day out, and a welcome refuge for a rich variety of animal and plant life. The Go Ape adventure began at High Lodge … Continue reading Go Ape Thetford – Tree Top Junior Review.

Night time adventures in Spooky Wood

The weekend found us travelling to Surrey for an event. A spontaneous camping trip hastily arranged. A last minute look at local caches and I was thrilled to see our campsite was surrounded by night caches. Night caches are quite special. Just searching for a regular cache by torchlight this is not. Night caching takes searching for a cache in the dark to a whole … Continue reading Night time adventures in Spooky Wood