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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 17.5 km, climbed 313 metres and shared 1 track and 0 routes|
So far this year I have:
|walked 126 km, climbed 5,945 metres and shared 9 tracks and 0 routes|
|bagged 16 peaks|
In 2018 I:
|walked 520 km, climbed 23,885 metres and shared 41 tracks and 16 routes|
|bagged 64 peaks|
24th Mar 2019
A 10 miler through the rolling Kent countryside between Penshurst and the small town of Tonbridge. Rolling hills and the edge of suburbia all in one walk.
Beacons: 729 | Distance: 17.5 km | Height Gain: 313 m
17th Mar 2019
A walk encompassing two Rock Climbing destinations in the South. The Famous Harrison's Rocks and Eridge Rocks. Starting in Groombridge and passing through the Broadwater Warren Nature Reserve before passing below both rock edges. Possibly the most varied walk I've done in Kent.
Beacons: 600 | Distance: 14.8 km | Height Gain: 315 m
A collection of all my recorded country walks in my home county of Essex over many years.
Beacons: 13619 | Maps: 41
3rd Mar 2019
A walk around a local country park near to home Belhus Woods.
Beacons: 331 | Distance: 8.3 km | Height Gain: 108 m
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
Bagged on 22nd Feb 2019 12:30pm
Mountain - 925m
Bagged on 22nd Feb 2019 11:20am
Mountain - 902m