Life as an ML

My first paid work as a fully qualified Mountain Leader (ML) – we’re ready to set off, the 40-strong group in front of me ready to take on Snowdon. The other MLs completing their radio checks and i’m there, staring at the radio in my hand not knowing how to turn the thing on. Panic….

Run Your Own Race.

The mist was still hanging over the lake. You could smell the deep heat in the air as the nervous tension was rising off of the athletes gathered by the water. The tall, wetsuit glad man next to me started up conversation: ‘So, what… 7 minutes? It shouldn’t be more than that really should it?…

Berlin

After spending 16 Hours in Cologne we boarded what felt like the Hogwarts express and headed for just under a week in the history packed city of Berlin. The cross country ICE train was great, spacious and pretty easy to get to grips with, making the 6 hour journey enjoyable. A short S-Bahn ride later we were checking…