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Overseas Traveller, Would-be Mountaineer, Skier, Hiker & Occasional Idiotic Adventurer.
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In the last month I have:
|walked 8.0 km, climbed 379 metres and shared 1 track and 0 routes|
So far this year I have:
|walked 19.0 km, climbed 555 metres and shared 2 tracks and 0 routes|
In 2019 I:
|walked 422 km, climbed 24,981 metres and shared 36 tracks and 0 routes|
|bagged 57 peaks|
8th Feb 2020
Pre-Expedition walk with the Mera 2020 team around Carl Wark (Iron-age Fort) and onto Higger Tor in the Peak District. Did some weaseling in the rocks below Carl Wark.
Beacons: 327 | Distance: 8.0 km | Height Gain: 379 m
A collection of favourite hikes in the wonderful Peak District. The Dark Peak is my spiritual home where I first started hiking seriously in the great outdoors.
Beacons: 4810 | Maps: 8
A collection of all my recorded country walks in my home county of Essex over many years.
Beacons: 17867 | Maps: 48
A collection of hikes and climbs in the Snowdonia region of North Wales.
Beacons: 2077 | Maps: 5
A two week expedition to Ladakh in north west India to climb the highest mountain in the Zanskar Range - Stok Kangri 6153m.
Beacons: 2255 | Maps: 9
Trek across the Matho La (4965m), with views of Stok Kangri, to Smankarmo (4380m).
Beacons: 342 | Distance: 8.4 km | Height Gain: 827 m
The hike back out from Base Camp down to Stok Village. The prettiest day of trekking on the entire route.
Beacons: 495 | Distance: 12.1 km | Height Gain: 329 m
An acclimatisation climb from Base Camp to a nearby col which was actually the start of the main route to the summit. Used as a precursor to the summit attempt to familiarise ourselves with the route.
Beacons: 58 | Distance: 1.3 km | Height Gain: 180 m
The Big One! - The push for the summit from Base Camp with an Alpine start and a 7-8 hour climb to the summit. Descent back to Base Camp.
Beacons: 487 | Distance: 9.0 km | Height Gain: 1,540 m
With Stok Kangri in view for the entire duration of the trek up the valley we move from a dusty Camp 4 at Mankarmo up to the even rockier and dustier Base Camp at approx 5000m.
Beacons: 139 | Distance: 3.2 km | Height Gain: 616 m