Outdoor Experience

53 Munros, 61 Peaks, 26 Days camping, 41 Days backpacking, 22 Training days, 22 Nights in youth hostels, 15 Nights in refuges, 5 Alpine 4000m peaks

Region: Alps | Cornwall | Lake District | North York Moors | Pyrenese | Scottish Highlands | Snowdonia | South East | Spain | Yorkshire Dales | All
Breakdown: Alpine 4000m peaks | Days backpacking | Days camping | Munros | Nights in refuges | Nights in youth hostels | Peaks | Training days | All

Date Region Comments Key
28-Dec-92 Yorkshire Dales Penyghent from Horton-in-Ribblesdale. Peak
01-Aug-93 Scottish Highlands Ben Nevis (1344m) by the tourist path. Fine Munro
30-May-99 South East Clarendon way from Winchester to Salisbury camping overnight at youth hostel Camping, Backpack, Night in youth hostel
08-Aug-99 to 14-Aug-99 Cornwall Cornish Coast path. Day 1: Camp Widemouth Bay. Day 2: Walk north to Steeple point? Day 3: Walk to camp site near Tintagel Day 4: stayed at camp for the eclipse. Day 5: Walk to New Polzeath. Day 6: Rest day. Day 7: Had enough - got bus and train home. Good weather - overcast for eclipse 6 Days camping, 2 Days backpacking
12-Mar-00 Lake District Longsleddale: Sadgill to Gatescarth Pass, Haweswater, Mardale Ill Bell, Kentmere Pike, Shipman Knotts. Fine and sunny. 2 Peaks
09-Apr-00 Lake District Bow Fell by the Climbers' Traverse, Esk Pike, Rossett Pike and Pike o' Stickle, descending via Dungeon Gill. Fine and clear. 4 Peaks
24-Jul-00 to 28-Jul-00 Snowdonia Backpacking around Snowdonia? Day 1: Betws-y-Coed to Capel Curig youth hostel. Day 2: Glyder Fach (994m) and Glyder Fawr (999m) to Llyn Ogwen youth hostel. Day 3: Carnedd Dafydd (1044m) and Carnedd Llewelyn (1064m). Day 4: Walk and bus to Llyn Gwynant camp. Day 5: Bryn Gwynant youth hostel 4 Peaks, 3 Days camping, 3 Days backpacking, 3 Nights in youth hostels
12-Oct-00 to 19-Oct-00 Scottish Highlands Backpacking the West Highland Way 3 Days camping, 7 Days backpacking, 4 Nights in youth hostels
12-Oct-00 Scottish Highlands Glasgow youth hostel overnight. Milngavie to Garadhban Forest. Two light showers; otherwise dry. Rain overnight. Camping, Backpack, Night in youth hostel
13-Oct-00 Scottish Highlands Garadhban Forest to Rowardennan. Dry. Backpack, Night in youth hostel
14-Oct-00 Scottish Highlands Rowardennan to Crianlarich. Dry. Backpack, Night in youth hostel
15-Oct-00 Scottish Highlands Crianlarich to Bridge of Orchy. Dry. Rain overnight. Camping, Backpack
16-Oct-00 Scottish Highlands Bridge of Orchy to Kingshouse. Heavy rain; low cloud. Camping, Backpack
17-Oct-00 Scottish Highlands Kingshouse to Kinlochleven. Dry until the evening, then wet and windy. Camped in windy conditions, but tent poles bent under the strain. Spent night in Macdonald hotel. Backpack
18-Oct-00 Scottish Highlands Kinlochleven to Glen Nevis. Dry until the evening, then heavy rain. Backpack, Night in youth hostel
19-Oct-00 Scottish Highlands Glen Nevis to Fort William. Very heavy rain. Backpack
27-Dec-00 Lake District Cow Bridge to Hayeswater, Gray Crag, Thornthwaite Crag, Stony Cove Pike, John Bell's Banner, St Raven's Edge, Kirkstone, Red Screes and Scandale Pass. Recce. Clear and sunny; deep frost; thin layer of snow above 300m. 4 Peaks
21-Jan-01 to 25-Jan-01 Scottish Highlands Mountaineering Training - 21st to 25th January 2001, with Plas Y Brenin, based at Alltshellach, Ballachulish with walks in Glencoe and the Mamores. Up Coire na Tulaich (on Buchaille Etive Mor) to Stob Dearg (1022m) - Glissade descent from summit! Sgurr an Lubhair (1001m) from Glen Nevis Munro, Peak, 5 Training days
05-May-01 to 08-May-01 Scottish Highlands Walking break in the Cairngorms based at Braemar youth hostel 4 Munros, 3 Nights in youth hostels
05-May-01 Scottish Highlands Linn of Dee to Carn a'Mhaim (1037m), descending by the north west ridge to the Allt Clach nan Taillear, then by the Lairig Ghru to the Devil's Point (1004m), returning via White Bridge. Warm and sunny. Patches of wet snow, unstable above the Allt nan Taillear. 2 Munros, Night in youth hostel
06-May-01 Scottish Highlands Linn of Quoich to the Allt an Dubh-ghlinne and returned due to blisters. Warm and sunny. Night in youth hostel
07-May-01 Scottish Highlands Spittal of Glenmuick to Cairn Bannoch (1012m) and Broad Cairn (998m). Warm and sunny. Wet snow. 2 Munros, Night in youth hostel
??-Aug-01 Snowdonia Climbing course with Plas Y Brenin. What? 5 Training days
01-Oct-01 to 05-Oct-01 Scottish Highlands Week on Arran. Walking and cycling. Goat Fell? (874m)
23-Dec-01 Yorkshire Dales Kettlewell to Great Whernside via Hag Dyke, returning via Starbotton Road and the Dales Way. Snow deposits; cold (-50C on Great Whernside). Dry with only a light breeze. Peak
27-Dec-01 Yorkshire Dales Reeth to Calver Hill, Fore Gill Gate, Whaw Edge, Whaw Bridge, Eskeleth Bridge, Fremington Edge. Cool; rain.
30-Dec-01 Yorkshire Dales Reeth, Grinton, Height of Greets, Dent's Houses, Apedale, Whitaside Moor, Isles Bridge, Turnip House, Blades, Surrender Bridge (lower part of Bleaberry Gill impassable in these conditions), Cringley Bottom, Healaugh and Reeth via riverside. Cold and clear at first;heavy snowfall later.
01-Jan-02 Yorkshire Dales Kettlewell to Great Whernside via Providence Pot, returning via the Dales Way. Cool; dry. Peak
20-Aug-02 to 04-Sep-02 Alps Tour du Mont Blanc 8 Days camping, 12 Days backpacking, 4 Nights in refuges
20-Aug-02 Alps Travel to Les Houches. Camp overnight at Bellevue Campsite, Les Houches Camping
21-Aug-02 Alps Les Houches to Miage. Overnight in dortoir at Chalet de Miage. Fine with sunny periods. Backpack, Night in refuge
22-Aug-02 Alps Miage to Truc, Contamine, Notre Dame de la Gorge, Borrant and Balme. Overnight bivouac at Balme. Camping, Backpack
23-Aug-02 Alps Balme to Col du Bonnhomme, Col de la Croix du Bonnhomme. Diversion to Col des Fours and Tete Nord des Fours, returning to Col de la Croix du Bonnehomme. Continuing to Les Chapieux. Overnight camping by the river at Les Chapieux. Peak, Camping, Backpack
24-Aug-02 Alps Les Chapieux to Seloge, Ville des Glaciers, Mottets, Col de la Seigne and Refugio Elisabetta Soldini. Overnight in the Refugio Elisabetta Soldini. Backpack, Night in refuge
25-Aug-02 Alps Refugio Elisabetta Soldini to Alpe inf de la Lex Blanche, Lac Combal (diversion), l'Arp Vieille inf, Harper's corner, lac Checrouit, Col Checrouit, Courmayeur, Refugio Bertoni. Overnight at Refugio Bertoni. Backpack, Night in refuge
26-Aug-02 Alps Refugio Bertoni to Monte de la Saxe, Tete de la Tranche, Col Sapin, Alpe di Secheron, Secheron, La Vachey and Tronchey. Overnight camping at the campsite at Tronchey. Camping, Backpack
27-Aug-02 Alps Tronchey to La Vachey, Arnuva, Pre de Bar, Col Grand Ferret, Ferret, La Fouly. Heavy rain from Ferret. Overnight in the dortoir at the Hotel du Glacier. Backpack
28-Aug-02 Alps La Fouly to Praz de Fort, Issert and Champex. Overnight camping at Champex. Camping, Backpack
29-Aug-02 Alps Champex to Arpette, Fenetre d'Arpette, Chalets des Glacier and Forclaz. Camping near the Hotel du Col de Forclaz. Camping, Backpack
30-Aug-02 Alps Forclaz to Chalets des Glacier, Les Grands, Col de Balme, Col des Posettes, L'Aiguillette des Posettes, Trelechamp. Overnight camping at Trelechamp. Camping, Backpack
31-Aug-02 Alps Trelechamp to Col des Montets, Cheserys and La Flegere. Chair lift to Index; walk to Lac Blanc and Le Flegere. Overnight in the dortoir at the Refuge de la Flegere. Backpack, Night in refuge
01-Sep-02 Alps Le Flegere to Charlanon, plan Praz, Col du Brevent, Brevent, Bellachat, Merlet and Les Houches. Overnight camping at le Pont in the Chamonix Valley. Camping, Backpack
02-Sep-02 Alps Excursion to Chamonix. Cable car to l'Aiguille du Midi. Overnight camping at le Pont. Camping
03-Sep-02 Alps Excursion to Chamonix. Overnight camping at le Pont. Camping
04-Sep-02 Alps Le Pont to Les Houches. Return to London.
27-Dec-02 Yorkshire Dales Clapham to Clapdale, Gaping Gill and Ingleborough. Rain.
29-Dec-02 Yorkshire Dales Muker to Thwaite, Skeb Skeugh, Keld, Swinner Gill, Gunnerside Gill, Ivelet and along the road to Ramps Holme Bridge. Rain.
03-Jan-03 Yorkshire Dales Strid to Barden Moor via Rylstone Edge. Clear. Snow uderfoot above 250m.
15-Mar-03 to 20-Mar-03 Scottish Highlands Walking break near Fort William. Ring of Steal etc. 12 Munros, 5 Peaks
16-Mar-03 Scottish Highlands Gulvain (987m). Fine & sunny Munro
17-Mar-03 Scottish Highlands Sron a'Choire Ghairbh (935m) and Meall na Teanga (917m). Fine and sunny. 2 Munros
19-Mar-03 Scottish Highlands Ring of Steall: An Gearanach (982m), An Garbhanach, Stob Choire a Chairn (981m), Am Bodach (1032m), Sgor an Iubhair (1001m) & Sgurr a Mhaim (1099m). Fine and sunny. 4 Munros, 2 Peaks
22-Mar-03 to 29-Mar-03 Pyrenese Exodus Hiking Trip based in Luchon, 2-night stay in a mountain hut in the Cirque de Colomers 3 Days backpacking, 2 Nights in refuges
24-Oct-03 to 26-Oct-03 Scottish Highlands Weekend stay at Glen Coe youth hostel 5 Munros, 3 Peaks, 3 Nights in youth hostels
24-Oct-03 Scottish Highlands Ballachulish to Sgorr Bhan (901m), Sgorr Dhearg (1024m) and Sgorr Dhonuill (1001m), returning to South Ballachulish. Fine, cool; clear with low cloud. 2 Munros, Peak, Night in youth hostel
25-Oct-03 Scottish Highlands Mamore Lodge to Binnein Beag (940m). Light drizzle. Cool. Munro, Night in youth hostel
26-Oct-03 Scottish Highlands Coire nan Lochan to Stob Coire nan lochan (1115m), Bidean nam Bian (1150m), Stob Coire Sgreamhach (1072m), descending by the Bealach Dearg and the Lost Valley (Coire Gabhail). Clear, dry and cool. 2 Munros, 2 Peaks, Night in youth hostel
09-Nov-03 Yorkshire Dales Malham Tarn to Knowe Fell, Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell, crossing to Cowside and Middle House, then returning to Malham Tarn. Low cloud; fine. 3 Peaks
23-Nov-03 to 30-Nov-03 Spain Exodus Spanish Rock climbing holiday to limestone mountains of Costa Blanca. Based in Sella, Alicante. Guidance, instruction and leadership from a local mountaineer from Terra Ferma 7 Training days
28-Dec-03 Yorkshire Dales Ingleton to Beezleys, Scar End, Whernside, Hill Inn, Ingleborough and Crina Bottom. Icy; snow level 400m; strong winds on Ingleborough. 2 Peaks
02-Jan-04 Yorkshire Dales Stainforth-Penyghent-Hull Pot-Horton-in-Ribblesdale, returning by the Ribble Way path along the river to Helwith Bridge. Dry, cold, old snow, frozen on Penyghent. Peak
31-Jan-04 to 06-Feb-04 Scottish Highlands Technical mountaineering course with Plas Y Brenin, (Alltshellach, Ballachulish). Alpinie rope and ridge scrambling with ropes. Ice climbing in Kinlochleven ice wall. Climbing ice gulley in Glencoe (Stob Coire nan Lochan?). Warm an wet - poor winter conditions 5 Training days
07-Feb-04 to 13-Feb-04 Scottish Highlands Munro bagging week based in Fort William (Glenmoidart) 4 Munros, 4 Peaks
08-Feb-04 Scottish Highlands Altnafeadh to Stob Beinn a Chrulaiste, Beinn a Chrulaiste (Corbett), Meall Bhalach and Kings House. Fine; snow underfoot.
09-Feb-04 Scottish Highlands Mamore Lodge to Sgor Eilde Beag (956m) and Na Gruaghachean (1055m) Snow, deep in places; difficult, steep ascent of Sgor Eilde Beag, leaving insufficient time for an ascent of Binnein Mor. Difficult, steep SE descent of Na Gruaghachan. Munro, Peak
10-Feb-04 Scottish Highlands Glen Nevis to within 2 miles of the watershed. Rain.
11-Feb-04 Scottish Highlands Glen Etive to Glenceitlin, Beinn Chaorach (850m), Stob Coir an Albannaich (1044m), Meall Tarsuinn (877m) and Meall nan Eun (928m), returning by Coirean Riabhach and Glen Ceitlin. Warm; melted snow. Difficult steep ascent of Beinn Chaorach, being forced away from the apex of the ridge by deer fences. 2 Munros, 2 Peaks
12-Feb-04 Scottish Highlands Druimavuic in Glen Creran to Meall Garbh (848m) and Beinn Sgulaird (937m). Mist above 800m. Munro, Peak
11-Apr-04 Yorkshire Dales Bainbridge to Greensley Bank, Cam high Road, Marsett, Stalling Busk, Bob Lane, Stake Allotments, Carpley Green, on the circular path to the new Permissive Way, Addlebrough, Worton and Askrigg. Fair; a little sun at the end.
11-Jun-04 Lake District Gatescarth Farm, up Fleetwith Edge, across Haystacks and down Scarth Gap to Black Sail Youth Hostel. Fine and sunny. 2 Peaks, Night in youth hostel
12-Jun-04 Lake District Black Sail youth hostel to the top of Black Sail Pass, Looking Stead, along the Climbers' Traverse to Robinson's Cairn and Pillar Rock (Grade 1 scramble up Pisgar), the summit of Pillar, Steeple, Scoat Fell, Haycock, Red Pike (Mosedale), Dore Head, down the screes to Mosedale, returning to the Hostel by Black Sail Pass. Fine with long sunny periods; clear. 5 Peaks, Night in youth hostel
13-Jun-04 Lake District Black Sail youth hostel to the top of Black Sail Pass, Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Green Gable, Brandreth, Grey Knotts, contouring to the tramway on Fleetwith and descending to Gatescarth via Warnscale Bottom. Sunny periods, cloud base at 800m, lowering to 500m. 5 Peaks
14-Aug-04 to 25-Aug-04 Alps Classic Haute Route, Argentiere to Zermatt. Organised trip (McNab Sports) with a guide with a group of 5 people 2 Peaks, 10 Days backpacking, Training, 7 Nights in refuges
16-Aug-04 Alps 5am start from Refuge Albert Premier. Over Col Superior du Tour to Plateau du Trient, over Col d'Orny, Rosty at Cabane d'Orny, La Breya cable car to Champex. Overnight in La Fouly dortoir - Hotel du Glacier (where coincidentally we stayed when doing the TMB!). Sunny Backpack, Night in refuge
17-Aug-04 Alps Lift up the valley from La Fouly then walking over Col de Planards, Lac des Toules, stayed in Dortoir in Bourg-St-Pierre. Overcast Backpack
18-Aug-04 Alps Ascent from Bourg St Pierre, Col de Lane, Col des Avouillons then cross Glacier Corbassiere to stay the night at Cabane Panossiere. Sunny Backpack
19-Aug-04 Alps Around Lac de Mauvoisin to Cabane de Chanrion. Sunny turning overcast Backpack, Night in refuge
20-Aug-04 Alps Col de Tsofeiret, Col de Lire Rose, Col du Mont Rouge, Glacier du Gietro, Col de Cheilon, Glacier de Cheilon to overnight at Cabane des Dix. Started wet turned sunny Backpack, Night in refuge
21-Aug-04 Alps Early start up Col de la Serpentine to summit of Pigne d'Arolla (3790m) - the highest point of the Haute route. Descending from the summit of Pigne d'Arolla in a snow storm but turned out fine. Overnight in Cabane des Vignettes Peak, Backpack, Night in refuge
22-Aug-04 Alps Col du Pointe, Col de L'Eveque, Down Glacier d'Arolla then back up to Cabane de Bertol. Weather good Backpack, Night in refuge
23-Aug-04 Alps Early start from Cabane de Bertol to ascend Tete Blanche (3710m). Then decended down Stochjigletscher to Stockji. Overnight at Schonbielhutte. Weather excellent Peak, Backpack, Night in refuge
24-Aug-04 Alps Descend from Schonbielhutte to Zermatt. Bus transfer back to Argentiere Backpack, Night in refuge
27-Dec-04 Yorkshire Dales Barbondale to Bullpot Farm, Ease Gill, Lower Easegill Kirk, Upper Easegill Kirk, Three Men, Gragareth, along the ridge to Great Coum and Crag Hill. Cloud base 500, falling to 400m. 20cm of snow at high level. Thawing during the day. 3 Peaks
19-Feb-05 to 26-Feb-05 Scottish Highlands winter mountaineering week in Glen Shiel Scotland, including the South Glen Shiel Ridge 10 Munros
21-Feb-05 Scottish Highlands Morvich to Gleann Choinneachain, Coire an Sgairne and Beinn Fhada (1032m), returning by the route of ascent. Deep snow; clear and cold with sunny periods. Munro
22-Feb-05 Scottish Highlands South Glen Shiel Ridge (East); Creag a'Mhaim (947m), Druim Shionnach (987m), Aonach air Chrith (1021m), Maol Chinn-dearg (981m). Deep snow, frozen at high level. Cloudbase 900m, then sunny and clear. 4 Munros
23-Feb-05 Scottish Highlands Cluanie Inn to An Caorann Beag, Bealach a'Choinnich and Ciste Dhubh (982m), returning by Am Bathach. Deep snow. Sunny and clear. Munro
25-Feb-05 Scottish Highlands South Glen Shiel Ridge (West); Sgurr an Doire Leathain (1010m), Sgurr an Lochain (1004m), Creag nan Damh (918m), returning by the Bealach Duibh Leac, the Allt Coire Toteil and the Allt Mhalagain. Deep snow, frozen at high level. Cloudbase 900m, lifting above Munro level; sunshine later. 3 Munros
29-Apr-05 to 05-May-05 Scottish Highlands Munro bagging from Loch Ossian Youth Hostel, then a few days wild camping and backpacking 9 Munros, 3 Days camping, 3 Days backpacking, 3 Nights in youth hostels
01-May-05 Scottish Highlands Loch Ossian Youth Hostel">Loch Ossian Youth Hostel to Lubnaclach, Peter's Rock and counter-clockwise circuit of Loch Ossian. Wet and windy. Night in youth hostel
02-May-05 Scottish Highlands Loch Ossian to camp near Uisge Labhair, then ascend Beinn Eibhinn (1100m), Aonach Beag (1114m) and Geal-Charn (1132m), descending by the gulley into Coire a Charra-Bhig. Warm and dry. 3 Munros, Night in youth hostel
03-May-05 Scottish Highlands Camp near Uisga Labhair to camp near Culra Lodge. Ascent of Carn Dearg (1034m). Wet and cold. Munro, Camping, Backpack
04-May-05 Scottish Highlands Camp near Culra Lodge to Ben Alder (1148m) via Long Leachas and Beinn Bheoil (1019m). Dry with occasional sun. 2 Munros, Camping, Backpack
05-May-05 Scottish Highlands Camp near Culra Lodge to Dalwhinnie, taxi to Kingussie and train home. Camping, Backpack
15-Sep-05 to 18-Sep-05 Snowdonia Scrambling in Snowdonia. Based in Betws-y-Coed. Scrambling the Carneddu, Tryfan and Glyders. Staying at guest house 6 Peaks
17-Sep-05 Snowdonia Steep scramble up Tryfan and Glyder Fach and Glyder Fawr then back down Devil's Kitchen 3 Peaks
18-Sep-05 Snowdonia Snowdonia from Nantgwynant Peak
22-Oct-05 to 29-Oct-05 Scottish Highlands Walking and Mountain Biking in the Cairngorms. Staying in Invereshie House, Kincraig. 2 Munros, 2 Peaks
23-Oct-05 Scottish Highlands Kingussie golf course to Beinn Bhreac and Carn an Fhreiceadain (Corbett). Fine; cool.
25-Oct-05 Scottish Highlands Cairn Gorm (1245m) from Ski Centre, the Saddle, A'Choinneach (1017m) and Bynack More (1090m). 2 Munros
27-Oct-05 Scottish Highlands Auchlean, along Glen Feshie to cross the river at Carnachuin, Carn Dearg Mor (857m - Corbett), Carn Dearg Beag (694m) & Carnachuin. Fine. 2 Peaks
01-Jan-06 North York Moors Chop Gate to Tripsdale, Stump Cross, Bransdale, Bloworth Crossing, Urra Moor & Bilsdale Hall. Cold with occasional rain. Cloud level 300m.
18-Feb-06 to 25-Feb-06 Scottish Highlands Munro Bagging. Staying Near Fort William, Lapwing Rise Cottage, Banavie 8 Munros, 2 Peaks
19-Feb-06 Scottish Highlands Stob Coire Sgriodain (976m) & Chno Dearg (1074m); deep snow above 500m. 2 Munros
20-Feb-06 Scottish Highlands Geal Charn (926m - Monadh Liath); deep snow above 600m Munro
21-Feb-06 Scottish Highlands Beinn a'Chlachair (1088m), Geal Charn (1049m - Loch Laggan) & Creag Pitridh (924m). Deep snow above 500m. 3 Munros
22-Feb-06 Scottish Highlands Arieniskill (NN 786832) to Prince Charlie's Cave, Meoble & Camas Luinge Pier, returning by the higher level path above Prince Charlie's Cave. Fine and sunny.
23-Feb-06 Scottish Highlands Achriabhach, Sgurr a' Mhaim (1099m), the Devil's Ridge, Sgurr an Iubhair (1001m), Stob Ban (999m) & Mullach nan Coirean (939m). Winter conditions. 2 Munros, 2 Peaks
24-Feb-06 Scottish Highlands Attempt on Aonach Mor and Aonach Beag. Abandoned due to late start, slow progress and fatigue. Dry; cloud above 600m, lifting later.
15-Apr-96 Yorkshire Dales Brandy Bottle Mine - Looking for old mine workings in Swaledale
28-Apr-06 to 30-Apr-06 Scottish Highlands Munro celebration and munro bagging in Scotland. Staying in Crianlarich youth hostel 3 Munros, Peak, 3 Nights in youth hostels
29-Apr-06 Scottish Highlands Beinn Ime (1011m) and Beinn Luibhean (858m). Sunny and hot, not a cloud in the sky. Only patches of snow melting on summits. Munro party Munro, Peak, Night in youth hostel
30-Apr-06 Scottish Highlands Beinn Heasgarnich (1076m) and Creag Mhor (1048m). Party of 4, cloudy - base at about 700m rising later and turning sunny at the end of the day 2 Munros, Night in youth hostel
15-Jul-06 to 29-Jul-06 Alps Alpine trip based in Saas Fee. Weather excellent 2 Nights in refuges, 5 Alpine 4000m peaks
15-Jul-06 Alps Mallig - warm up walk
16-Jul-06 Alps From the valley to summit of the Mittaghorn via Platjen and back Peak
17-Jul-06 Alps Acclimitisation and alpine practice at Mittel Allalin
18-Jul-06 Alps Allalinhorn summit by the easy route from Mittel Allalin Alpine 4000m peak
19-Jul-06 Alps Mountain biking from Saas Fee to Hannig and back
20-Jul-06 Alps Ascending from Zinal to Cabane Tracuit (3270m)
21-Jul-06 Alps Bishorn (4153m) summit from Cabane Tracuit. Crevaas. Descended back to Zinal Night in refuge, Alpine 4000m peak
23-Jul-06 Alps Breithorn (4164m) summit from Klein Matterhorn. Very crowded Alpine 4000m peak
24-Jul-06 Alps Furggstalden and Almagelleralp
25-Jul-06 Alps Alphubel (4206m) summit with a guide. From Mittel Allalin via Feechopf. Led on descent to Langflue Alpine 4000m peak
27-Jul-06 Alps Ascent to Mischabel hut (3340m) from Saas Fee. Thunder storm at night
28-Jul-06 Alps Ulrichshorn (3925m) ascent from Mischabel hut via Windjoch (3850m) Night in refuge, Alpine 4000m peak
20-Oct-06 to 23-Oct-06 Scottish Highlands Trip to the Cairngorms based in Braemar youth hostel 3 Munros, 3 Nights in youth hostels
21-Oct-06 Scottish Highlands Bike up Gleann an t-Slugain, walking from ruin to the Sneck then to Ben Avon (1171m) and Beinn a'Bhuird (1196m). Intermittent rain 2 Munros, Night in youth hostel
22-Oct-06 Scottish Highlands Bike up Glen Tanar, walking from shiel up Mount Keen (939m). Sunny and warm Munro, Night in youth hostel
24-Dec-06 Yorkshire Dales Cross country mountain biking. Muddy and misty. Barden bridge, Appletreewick, Hebden, Grassington, Rylstone and Barden Moor - 22m
27-Dec-06 Yorkshire Dales Reeth around Calver hill, Arkle Town, around Hurst Moor - Schoolmaster pasture, Washfold, Hurst and Fremington Edge back to Reeth. Weather overcast - 14m

Peter Harper 2006