Welcome, I'm Kate.
Mountaineer, Adventure Seeker, Trainee ML, Ordnance Survey #GetOutside Champion, Tea Fiend and Lover of Type II Fun.
I blog all things outdoors and sometimes throw some other topics into the mix to keep things interesting!
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It was last year taking an old Army friend, whom I served with, through his Level Three Emergency First Aid Course we started to talk about a World War Two Special Operation I was interested in. As we were chatting away Phil mentioned that he goes to Norway each year to the Telemark area. Phil is highly qualified in bushcraft and surviving in arctic conditions, having been working in Norway since 1983 with the British Army. I was then asked if I fancied coming out, I immediately said ‘yes’...
Cadbury Hill Fort in Somerset has been a favourite walk of mine since childhood. We used to come up here after school, even on occasion seeing filming for mediaeval period programmes. One memorable moment was seeing a knight on a horse who had ‘lost his sword’.
Not the wisest of moves there, Lancelost...
*Freeze Frame – Record Scratch*
Yep, that’s me, September 2017, 4000M up the side of a mountain, feeling woozy as hell, and trying my hardest not to black out... with a stadium flag from a sixth-tier football club in my backpack, what the hell am I thinking?
Well, as is the case with many in the summit nabbing community, I have my reasons…