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Pure Water, Rock & Courage in Triglav National Park

Julian Alps Slovenia

Pure Water, Rock & Courage in Triglav National Park, Slovenia The mountain town of Bovec is one of the most active outdoor adventure destinations in Slovenia. With mountain walking trails, biking trails, monster rolling, white water afting and a variety of other water based activities, there is little of the outdoors that you can’t climb, […]

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Climbing Up over London: Up at The 02 Arena

Up at The 02

Climbing Up over London One of our missions during our week in London was to view the city from the air as many different ways as possible. London is good for this; novel opportunities range from flying across The Thames in a cable car to circling above it in a giant Ferris Wheel. And coming soon, […]

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Kendal Climbing Wall: Tallest Wall in England

I heard a rumour that Team GB were in Kendal for a selection day. Yes, the British Bouldering Squad! Yes, at the Kendal Climbing Wall!  The very town that nurtured Wainwright, mint cake and a quality hat shop is now reaching even further by shaping the climbers of the future. So I headed down to Kendal’s Lakeland […]

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Lake District Via Ferrata at Honister

Via Ferrata at Honister, Lake District Want to test your family’s head for heights on a low risk, high thrill activity? Then check out one of the Via Ferratas scattered through Europe where budding climbers can get up close to a rock face. As the self confessed wuss of the family I put on on […]

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Climbing the walls in Keswick: Family climbing?

Our Family Capital of Adventure UK season continues with a ‘have a go’ visit to Keswick Climbing Wall. Being on the Coast to Coast (C2C) route, it looked a really convenient stop off on our Coast to Coast cycle adventure. And so it was, well, kind of…. Climbing the walls: Keswick Climbing Wall Ok, we knew […]

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In the Shadow of Blencathra: C2C Keswick to Penrith

In the Shadow of Blencathra From Keswick to Penrith (C2C Day 3) After an evening of games and well earned rest at the family run Lyzzick Hall Hotel, day 3 of our Coast to Coast ride saw us head from UnderSkiddaw back through Keswick and onto Penrith. In case there wouldn’t be enough climbing we […]

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