Category Archives: Summer Fan Dance 2015

A series of blogs detailing my preparation for The Fan Dance in the Summer of 2015

Avalanche Endurance Events : Ricochet training : Week 12

Week 12 and I have a trip to the Brecon Beacons for the Fan Dance… This week’s blog is brought to you by Captain Edmund Blackadder, because I am blocked up. Monday 13 July 2015 I had to go into the … Continue reading

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Avalanche Endurance Events : Summer Fan Dance 2015

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 11

Week 11 and I have an interesting week ahead of me… This week’s blog is brought to you by Ross out of Friends, because as it turned out, I was on a break. Monday 06 July 2015 I had to … Continue reading

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Avalanche Endurance Events : Ricochet training : Week 10

Week 10 and I have the Paras’ 10…or Not The Paras’ 10… This week’s blog is brought to you by the Electric Light Orchestra, because Mr Blue Sky made a big difference to my weekend. Monday 29 June 2015 We drove home … Continue reading

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The 100 Peaks Challenge ‘Not the Paras’ 10′ Training Tab

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 9

Week 9 and I have a very busy week ahead of me… This week’s blog is brought to you by Captain James Cook, because we are going to Whitby. Monday 22 June 2015 We would be travelling up to Whitby on … Continue reading

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Roseberry Topping via Captain Cook’s Monument

As we were up near Whitby for a weekend bassoon course Debbie was attending, I decided to take a hike over Roseberry Topping early on the Saturday morning.  It is one of the Trail 100, so it had been on my … Continue reading

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Avalanche Endurance Events : Ricochet training : Week 8

Week 8 and I have something fun coming up this week… This week’s blog is brought to you by Bear Grylls, because it really could not be brought to you by anyone else. Monday 15 June 2015 I was really … Continue reading

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Avalanche Endurance Events : Ricochet training : Week 6

Week 6 and I had to get going again… This week’s blog is brought to you by Riff-Raff, because let’s do the parkrun again. Monday 01 June 2015 I woke up with my back aching, which is no longer a surprise, but also can no longer … Continue reading

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Avalanche Endurance Events : Ricochet training : Week 5

Week 5 and I am wondering if I have mentioned my back… This week’s blog is brought to you by the crocodile from Peter Pan, because I got a wake up call. Monday 25 May 2015 It was the bank holiday Monday … Continue reading

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