Why? The oldest question out there…….

Unjustifiable Risk

Unjustifiable Risk?: The Story of British Climbing by Simon Thompson-Publisher: Cicerone Press

I’m sure everyone who has ever been out in the mountains, be it for a school trip, something personal or as a hobby/work has asked themselves this at some point. Why am I here, why am I doing this (and for those wife’s & girlfriends out there) why did I agree to this.

This question comes for any number of reasons, fear, exhaustion, lack of interest and anything else at that particular moment makes you question your sanity.

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An apology to myself

Well….. all good intentions seem exciting at first then as usual we get caught up in the the normalities of life and things get pushed aside. I started this blog with the idea of keeping an on-line journal of my travels but as you can likely see the information is a bit lacking. Its frustrating as the last 18 months have seen seen some of the most enjoyable trips I have undertaken. Hopefully this will be a fresh start and I will actual put the work into keeping up to date!

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A New Journey


Well here we go, the start of another adventure, all be it a slightly different on-line one. Bare with me as this is work in progress and its going to take me some time to get my head around the system and things looking the way I want them but I promise to keep updating new posts along the way.

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with one small step”