Blog posts

Bryce Canyon 50k

Posted by Sam Harrison on August 15, 2016 at 17:10.

 Fell running

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A report from the Bryce Canyon 50k race in Utah. First of a few posts about our big trip to America this summer.

Catstye Cam Gully

Posted by Sam Harrison on February 29, 2016 at 22:18.

 Mountaineering and climbing

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A morning's outing to climb Catstye Cam gully from Glenridding.

Jubilee Plunge 2015

Posted by Sam Harrison on January 7, 2016 at 03:27.

 Fell running

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A 2-mile downhill-only race from the summit of Moel Famau in the Clwydian Hills to the Golden Lion in Llangynhafal.

British Fell Relays 2015

Posted by Sam Harrison on October 25, 2015 at 13:51.

 Fell running

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The British Fell Relays took place this year in the little village of Barley, at the foot of Pendle Hill.

On the rough stuff from Penrith to Staveley

Posted by Sam Harrison on September 8, 2015 at 21:04.


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A bike ride from Penrith to Staveley, via the mountains running down the western side of Haweswater.

Glen Coe Skyline

Posted by Sam Harrison on September 3, 2015 at 03:22.

 Fell running

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An account of the inaugural Glen Coe Skyline, probably the best and definitely the hardest race I've ever done.

Main Wall, Gimmer Crag

Posted by Sam Harrison on August 12, 2015 at 18:20.

 Mountaineering and climbing

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Superb position and brilliant climbing make for a brilliant day out on one of Lakeland's most famous crags.

Patterdale to Honister via Pinnacle Ridge

Posted by Sam Harrison on August 7, 2015 at 15:50.

 Fell running

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Glencoe Skyline training: A run from Patterdale to Honister via the grade 3 scramble of Pinnalce Ridge.

Gillercombe Buttress

Posted by Sam Harrison on July 23, 2015 at 16:32.

 Mountaineering and climbing

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A classic multi-pitch Lake District Severe on a cold, windy and wet summer's day.

Brynje Super Thermo t-shirt

Posted by Sam Harrison on July 13, 2015 at 21:32.

 Gear reviews

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The Brynje Super Thermo t-shirt is a game-changer when it comes to breathable base layers and it is more effective at moving moisture away from your body than any other base layer out there. The price might be high, but if you enjoy high-intensity winter pursuits, then you won't regret investing in one.