& Chris even dafter at 51
What a happy bunch, just completed 17 miles along the High Peak Trail in Derbyshire for British Heart Foundation. Plenty of blisters but still smiling at the end to collect our medal at the finishing line.
Having already completed two of the highest Mountains in England and Wales in 2010 it was decided we should round off the year with a trip to Scotland to climb Ben Nevis. So one Friday late in September we set off to Scotland, after travelling on average seven hours we… read more →
Fourteen strong we set off to conquer England’s highest mountain Scafell Pike with Scafell thrown in just for the challenge. Starting from Wast water in pleasant early morning conditions we made our way up to Esk Hause and then on to summit the pike just before dinner with hazy weather,… read more →
Grantham Fabrications first big walk of the season gets off to a very soggy start. Snowdon Summit from Pen Y Pass taking the Pyg up and the Miners track down in what proves to be very wet conditions indeed (Typical Welsh Weather). But despite the conditions everyone made the summit… read more →
More Madness!!!! Helvellyn. Another Monster Peak Conquered by the valiant team at Grantham Fabrications. A wet and foggy start, a sunny summit and rewarded with a pub visit at the end.
The day although tiring was a complete success with all those setting out to complete the walk finishing in the allotted time. However at the summit of the second peak most of us were nearly blown off the hill! Thank you to all contributors, all together we raised £1000 and… read more →