Collections are several routes linked by a common theme.
Trips to see wildlife in Africa
A trip to Big Bend National Park in West Texas in spring.
A long offroad ride along the canal to Leeds and thence to York. This collection contains the actual route, and a cleaned up version to download to a GPS.
Legs from an attempt to get around the famous classic in thr Lake District. As it happened foul weather stopped our attempt after the first two.
An account of riding the C2C cycle route, from Workington to Tyne Mouth in one day, with descriptions of features along the way
Various walks around the Cathedral Peak Hotel, in the KwaZulu Natal Drakensberg
A backpacking expedition in the late 1980s in the central part of the highland in harsh winter conditions, with ascends of several winter Munros
Walks on the Cleveland way long distance footpath, particularly the coastal part. Most of the coastal part is covered.
Routes in Dalby forest, including the new man made trails
Some offroad runs of varying length and difficulty
Walking tours around medieval cities in Europe.
Various English Stately Homes, and walks around the grounds of these places.
Walks in the Hope Valley and Edale Valley, including Kinder Scout and Mam Tor
A series of runs around about the half marathon distance done as practice for the Yorkshire Half Marathon
A collection of 5-10 mile offroad runs around Horbury, starting from Carr Lodge park
Various rides and walks on the theme of visiting Howsham Mill, a watermill currently being restored to life
Doing the tourist thing in Iceland in March 2009, with visits to some of the classic sights.
A mid winter trip to the wonders of Iceland.
Some trips around the Italian lakes, in the summer of 2009
Various trips around Malta in the summer of 2009
Walks along the Monsal Trail, an old railway line converted to a multi-use trail, in the Derbyshire Peak District.
Walks on mountains over 3000 feet in the UK, suitable for experienced hillwalkers
A week in the Sorrento spring extended by a few days by volcanic ash
Walks and bike rides in Nidderdale AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), the wild and uncrowded eastern edge of the Yorkshire Dales.
A collection of walks in and around the North York Moors National Park
Trips around the City of light, from the well known places everyone has seen, to the more obscure. Feel free to add more routes.
Routes that come close, and even cross the line between walking and climbing. Not for the inexperienced or the easily scared.
Routes showing some of the variety of activies and places on this website. Contact me if you'd like your route added to this collection.
A collection of short runs ideal for a quick blast.
Riding a bike in the snow and cold. Possibly insane, but fun all the same. Add in some darkness to make it even better.
Walks and scrambles in Snowdonia, North Wales
Driving from Johannesburg to the Drakensberg, the Kwzulu Natal Battlefields, Swaziland, Kruger National Park, and the Timbavati game reserve and back to Jo'burg.
Short and not so short mountain bike rides from Tideswell, with the odd road bike ride for good measure.
Walks from Tideswell village in the White Peak, in the England's Peak District.
Various bike rides on the central part of the Trans Pennine Trail, which runs coast to coast, as well as from Leeds to Sheffield and beyond.
Various ways of getting outside in the snowiest and coldest winter in the UK for 30 years. Just because it's snowed it doesn't mean the fun stuff has to stop.
Trips visiting volcanoes both active and inactive.
A 1987 attempt to ride all the Welsh 3000ers back before access restrictions made this impossible. Although we failed to do them all, we still managed Carnedd Llewelyn, Trfan and Snowdon.
Various walks in the UK featuring wild camping in remote areas.
Various bike rides from York, and out to nearby places. Mostly road biking, as there are not many suitable offroad routes in the area
Bike ride around York, starting from one of the Park and Ride facilities on the outer ring road.
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