Category Archives: Long Drag 2015

A series of blogs detailing my preparation for Long Drag 2015 from Avalanche Endurance Events

South West Coast Path : Ilfracombe

I was down in North Devon because Debbie was spending the weekend with some fellow bassoonists, but I was not restricting myself to sitting indoors reading while I was down there, and had already taken in the parkrun in the … Continue reading

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Offa’s Dyke Path : Devil’s Pulpit

I was down in Chepstow for the Summer’s End Progressive Rock Festival, but I was not restricting myself to music while I was down here, and had already taken in the parkrun at the Forest Of Dean on the Saturday … Continue reading

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parkrun : Forest Of Dean

I was in Chepstow for the weekend for the annual Summer’s End Progressive Rock Festival, staying at the excellent Beeches Farm campsite, and as I had free time on the Saturday morning I decided to go to the local parkrun … Continue reading

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Avalanche Endurance Events : Ricochet

Those of you who read my blog should know by now that I have got into ‘tabbing’ in a big way.  Just to remind you, ‘tabbing’  is a military term (‘tactical advance to battle’) which essentially means moving quickly while … Continue reading

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Avalanche Endurance Events : Ricochet training : Week 19

Week 19 and I am enjoying an active holiday… This week’s blog is brought to you by a Garibaldi, because we visited Sassari. Monday 31 August 2015 I am on holiday in Sardinia, so this is more likely to turn into a travelog … Continue reading

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Sardinia : Punta Balistreri

All my recent holidays have included climbing a mountain, and this holiday in Sardinia was not going to be an exception.  In fact, I had a whole book of walks with me.  The only problem with that was once we … Continue reading

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Avalanche Endurance Events : Ricochet training : Week 18

Week 18 and I am getting ready to go on holiday for a week… This week’s blog is brought to you by a tin of sardines, because I am going on holiday. Monday 24 August 2015 Once again I feel … Continue reading

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Avalanche Endurance Events : Ricochet training : Week 17

Week 17 and I have to get some runs in… This week’s blog is brought to you by Ariston, because my training went on and on and on… Monday 17 August 2015 Once again I feel like I continued to make … Continue reading

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Avalanche Endurance Events : Ricochet training : Week 16

Week 16 and I have to build on last week… This week’s blog is brought to you by Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy, because I would be doing Murph. Monday 10 August 2015 I feel like I continued to make progress with … Continue reading

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Avalanche Endurance Events : Ricochet training : Week 15

Week 15 and I have to build on last week… This week’s blog is brought to you by Paul Hollywood, because the Great British Bake Off is back, and I wanted to use this photo. Monday 03 August 2015 I feel … Continue reading

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