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June 2017

Adventure, Inspire, Reviews

Trail Marathon Wales; What I Learnt Training For My First 26 miles

First off, if you’re looking for a fast time or a walk in the park, this may not be the post for you. However, if you fancy a real challenge in the most beautiful environment with an amazing atmosphere, let me tell you about Trail Marathon Wales and everything I learnt while training for it. Salomon’s Trail Marathon Wales is a 26.4ish mile trail run based in the beautiful forest surrounding Coed Y Brenin, on the edge of Snowdonia National Park. The course is fully marked  ...

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Heading into the Mountains – With Kids

Taking children hiking can be incredibly stressful if you’re not prepared. However, with a bit of pre-planning and our top tips, it can be a brilliantly rewarding experience for all involved and have benefits you may not even think about, Including: Time to Unplug and reconnect with nature. Brings out natural curiosity and desire to learn which can impact their academic learning. Build mental stamina and resilience Strengthens the relationship with you as you are both partaking in  ...

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Climbing in Snowdonia and the Carnedd Ugain Expedition

We braved the crowds of Snowdonia this past bank holiday weekend, our first weekend away in the van, Woohoo! It is in no way finished, we slept on the floor with our bags by our feet but the kitchen area and drawers are in and the insulation did it’s job. The weekend has left us both super excited for our trip to Chamonix this summer; 2 weeks of Van camping, Climbing, Mountaineering, Chilling, Wild Swimming and any thing else fun we can find to do. This weekend though. It was the kind  ...

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