Month: September 2006

Scotland

The hills were covered in cloud, there were moderate winds and there were snow flurries. I wanted to go out for a long walk and test my navigation skills.  The others were unable to go out due to Kelly’s neck injury and childcare, so I went alone. My route was to go from the ski …

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Cairngorms

Griff and I joined the Craggers trip to Scotland late this year; we took the Caledonian Sleeper which was one of the best things about the trip for me because I love trains. Not in an anorak way, you understand, I just love train journeys, especially long ones and the ride from Kings Cross to …

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Snowdonia

Three of us went on a brief trip for three days or so to Snowdonia in January 2006. We stayed at a campsite outside of Betws-y-Coed at the base of Tryfan. We did hill walking and practiced navigation – reading the land, counting paces, timing stages of a walk and navigating to specific spots around …

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Adventure Camp

This is one of our most popular trips and where the idea for Craggers was originally formed.  Every year we take a group of families on low incomes to a local adventure camp.   Approximately 40 people come for a week to take part in a communal camp and adventure activities. Activities include, kayaking, climbing, walking …

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