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18/09/2020
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Surviving the Lakes

In the wake of this summers’ lockdown, experienced arctic expeditionist Ash Routen chose a more domestic and, at least on paper, relaxing mini expedition. His experience was a masterclass in Lake District appreciation. It was also a timely reminder that more than ever, we need the outdoors as a welcome distraction from the slightly chaotic and unstable world around us. Lockdown hit only a few days before a friend and I were due to fly out and spend a month or so dragging a sledge along the frozen coastline of... Read More

19/04/2019
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JORDAN WYLIE’S 15x15x15: DAY SIX- LAKE DISTRICT

Today it was time to take on England’s largest National Park, the Lake District, which is also now a World Heritage Site, home to Scafell Pike – England’s highest mountain which I found myself on top of just 3 weeks ago as part of my training for another challenge later this year. Day 1.           Day 2.          Day 3.          Day 4.          Day 5.          Day 6.          Day 7.   ... Read More