Day 1 I had to wake up at 4am so Og could take me to Mataram on his scooter. It was a great temperature, it was nice to be a bit cooler for a change, but Og is so small and skinny he was shivering uncontrollably. Hug me tight he says. Err, ok. We are […]Read more "Climbing Mount Rinjani. Is it worth it? "
Why do you want to do it again? Why don’t you do a different trail? Isn’t one big life changing adventure enough? Interestingly there are more questions now than there were last time, and last time they were easy to answer. This time, not so much. So there are a few reasons why I want […]Read more "Pacific Crest Trail Round 2. This Time It’s Southbound. "
So the flights are booked and I’m teetering on the edge of the next two adventures. Eek! 1. July 2016 – Pacific Crest Trail Southbound (Canada to Mexico) 2. December 2016 – Te Araroa, New Zealand People who know me and readers of this blog will know that I have struggled to readjust to ‘life […]Read more "The next adventure(s)"
In no particular order… Te Araroa I’ve wanted to go to New Zealand for as long as I can remember. Heralded as the land of adventure, the place that has it all – beach, mountains, snow, and sun. And since discovering there is a long distance thru-hike there, my desire to go is now HUGE. […]Read more "My top 10 future adventures "
I dont have any sponsorships from any brands, everything I used on the trail was chosen and paid for by me. Naturally a few bits of my kit became firm favourites – of course my puffy was one of them, eventually contributing to my trail name ‘Puff Puff’. In the sea of Mountain Hardware Ghost […]Read more "10 things I learnt while hiking the Pacific Crest Trail"