Leading a double life of adventure and engineering. A bit like Bananaman*, but with cake.
My next big scary challenge is an arctic expedition crossing Svalbard. I’ve never been anywhere that cold before and I can’t ski. Oh, and there might be polar bears.
Well, covid has scuppered that plan. Postponed from 2020 to 2021 and again to 2022 I needed something to keep me motivated, the mountains are out of reach so I’ve have set myself a more local project – the Cheshire Challenge to walk all 25 long distance paths in Cheshire totaling 1500km, its going to take a while and a lot of cake.
- Cheshire Challenge walk 22 – North Cheshire Way, Sandstone Trail and Weaver WayAfter our big walk, this was to be a nice short 20km. Huh, never thought I’d write that a few months ago! The walk picks up a section of the North Cheshire Way, Sandstone Trail and a little of the Weaver Way. This corner of Cheshire around Frodsham and Helsby has quite a few overlapping… Continue reading Cheshire Challenge walk 22 – North Cheshire Way, Sandstone Trail and Weaver Way
- Cheshire Challenge walk 21 – Wirral Circular TrailBlimey that was pretty epic! This walk was a 12-hour challenge with Sarah Williams: how far could we walk in 12 hours? Walks 19 and 20 were training walks and I’d set myself a goal of 40km, or even better 42.2km to make a marathon distance. Well we smashed that! 53km. Fifty-three. Fifty blumin’ three! … Continue reading Cheshire Challenge walk 21 – Wirral Circular Trail
(*I was – and still am – a big Bananaman fan…)