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Capital Ring Walk – Day 1

Capital Ring Walk – Day 1 Date: 6 December 2017 Walked From: Woolwich Foot Tunnel Walked To: Crystal Palace Park Distance: 18 miles How do you follow up an iconic pilgrimage walk across Spain and a high altitude trek up … Continue reading

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Everest Base Camp Trek – Day 12

Everest Base Camp Trek – Day 12 Date: 23 November 2017 Walked to: Lukla Distance: 8 miles Altitude: Sleeping at 2,800m As the old wallpaper advert of the 1980s proclaimed, ‘what goes up must come down’. And lo, so did … Continue reading

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Everest Base Camp Trek – Day 11

Everest Base Camp Trek – Day 11 Date: 22 November 2017 Walked to: Monzo Distance: 8 miles Altitude: Sleeping at 2,850m We finally left Sagarmatha National Park (home to Everest and many of the other awfully tall mountain things around … Continue reading

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Everest Base Camp Trek, Day 10

Everest Base Camp Trek – Day 10 Date: 21 November 2017 Walked to: Kyanjuma Distance: 11.8 miles Altitude: Sleeping at 3,600 Oh, the joy of losing altitude! Even though we actually climbed more today than we have for a week, … Continue reading

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Everest Base Camp Trek – Day 9

Everest Base Camp Trek – Day 9 Date: 20 November 2017 Walked to: Pheriche Distance: 9 miles Altitude: Sleeping at 4,243m I was woken this morning by a helicopter, flying in to rescue a walker with altitude sickness from the … Continue reading

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Everest Day Camp Trek – Day 8

Everest Base Camp Trek – Day 8 Date: 19 November 2017 Walked to: Everest Base Camp! (Staying at Gorak Shep) Distance: 9.4 miles Altitude: Sleeping at 5,184m (5,364 at Base Camp) Today was really, really hard. I actually got to … Continue reading

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Everest Base Camp Trek – Day 7

Everest Base Camp Trek – Day 7 Date: 18 November 2017 Walked to: Lobuje Distance: 5 miles Altitude: Sleeping at 4,930m Today was properly tough. Every step uphill (and we gained 580m in height) was hard won, and the memorials … Continue reading

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