Monthly Archives: January 2012

Careering into the Cascades

The plane shook violently as we began our descent, the twin propellers cranked up into life as the pilot pinned the nose firmly down towards ground. I had experienced bumpy turbulence before but not quite on this scale, planes were … Continue reading

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Farewell to Jackson

Well after what only seemed like a few days it was time to say goodbye to Jackson Hole and head south back to Salt Lake City. Luckily the weather was on our side as the time came to leave giving … Continue reading

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North to the Teton

It had been a long and busy week at the Outdoor Retailer tradeshow in Salt Lake City but now the fun could start. Leaving Martin to catch his long flight back to the UK, we picked up our hire car … Continue reading

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Kendal Winter League: Scout Scar

Today was the first race in the 2012 Kendal winter league. The league runs from now the beginning of April. Race One, Scout Scar, Kendal. The road to Brigsteer was thronging with cars when I arrived and already a steady … Continue reading

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First mountain run of 2012

Strong to gale force winds, frequent and heavy showers – falling as snow above 300 metres. The weather forecast was not the most inspiring but an air of restlessness was building, as was a promise to meet hodge for a … Continue reading

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