profile for TimBish

About Me

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Tim Bishop
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Reykjavik, Iceland (Ísland)
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walking, snowboardinging, rock climbing, mountain biking, pie eating
Just this english dude in the frozen wastes of the north


16 July 2007 Flight 3

Late evening sledride

Analysis 3 July

Analysis of me getting from the front of the ridge to nearly over the back.

Aonach Eagach

The classic ridge walk in Glen Coe, from west to east.

Bidean nam Bian

A hard mountain walk to Bidean nam Bian via Stob Coire nan Lochan and the Lost Valley, in Glen Coe
Walking (4/5)


A walk in the Wicklow mountains.

Cat Bells

A classic relatively easy walk on the eastern shores of Derwent Water.

Central london to Loudwater

Bike ride along the Thames from London to Loudwater, Bucks

Chilterns Long

A long offroad route in the Chiltern Hills

Christmas Common

An offroad hack around the Chilterns

Compton Abbas

Flight to Compton Abbas in a Cessna 172
Flying (1/5)


A walk around Derrybawn in the Wicklow mountains.

Dorset Monster

A mega route from Bournemouth to Blandford

Esja Þverfellshorn

A popular walk on the mountain Esja, with stunning views from the top
walking (2/5)

Evening Ten

A short local route round Hafnarfjörður

Eyjafjallajokull Walk

A hike up to play with an erupting volcano in Iceland

Flight 11 July Hafrafell

Great short flight from Hafrafell

Flight 14 May 2008

Short sledride @ Hafrafell, Iceland

Flight 15 Okt 2008

Evening soaring @ Hafrafell

Flight 16 Aug 2007

A nice long flight at Hafrafell in good lift.

Flight 2, 14 May 2008

Short sledride @ Hafrafell

Flight 3 July

First steps to thermal flying


Short flight

Froggat edge

A walk along the famous Froggart Edge in the Peak district

Geocaching in NYC

A few hours' caching in NYC

Gordale Scar - Malham Cove

A slight variation on the classic walk around Malham Cove and Goredale Scar.


Walk from the parking area to the top launch at Hafrafell Paragliding/Hang gliding site


A walk up one of the prettiest mountains within easy reach of Reykjavík
walking (3/5)


A lovely small mountain near my home town.


Short walk to a launch site in SW Iceland


A great evening flight along the ridge


Herdísavík ridge soaring at Herdísavík with ground elevation data.


A long ride over mixed terrain near Avimore, and taking in various sights in Glenmore Forest and Abernethy Forest


A classic walk up an iconic Icelandic mountain.

Kinder downfall

The Kinder Downfall and Kinder Plateau from Hayfield.

Learning to Thermal

Analysis of my flight 20 Aug 2008.


Uploaded route from GPX file lhr_to_kia_trk.gpx


A walk around Loughdan in the Wicklow mountains


Walking (2/5)

My Drive to Work

Central Hafnarfjörður to Kopavogur
driving (1/5)


A walk on the open moors to the north of Austwick in the Yorkshire Dales.


Bus ride from Midtown NYC to JFK

Pap of Glen Coe

The Pap of Glen Coe and Sgorr nam Fiannaidh from the Clachaig Inn provide a great introduction to the area
Walking (3/5)

Personal Best Flight 20 Aug 2008

My personal best to date: 1h15mins of ridge soaring at my local site.

Ridge Running @ Hafrafell

A forty-minute evening ridge run @ Hafrafell

Skálafell XC

Launched from Skálafell (local ski mountain) at 757m, then rode the bowl to 900m.

Trowbridge to Stansted

A drive to Stansted Airport
driving (2/5)


Collections are several routes linked by a common theme.


Paragliding-related stuff


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