Training for the Three Peaks
Jun01

Training for the Three Peaks

Doing the Three Peaks is a big deal. As far as I’m concerned, it’s a bigger deal than a half marathon, possibly an even bigger deal than a marathon. Think about it – climbing the highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales in under 24 hours, including all the driving in between. That’s a big deal. My eldest has dreamed of doing the Three Peaks for a long time. And in a few weeks, his dream is coming true....

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Mountains
Jan18

Mountains

Every day is like a series of little mountains that need to be conquered. No sooner do I reach the summit of one, then I must start to climb the next. Sometimes I am forced to abseil down one mid-climb to go and conquer another one. Then, later, I re-discover the un-conquered mountain and have to conquer it all over again. You might think the mountains sound more like molehills. They almost certainly are. But I am a pessimist, so...

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