Macs Adventure, Walking

The Joys of Solo Walking in the Lake District

24 Sep , 2010  

I have just returned from a wonderful few days in the Lake District where I enjoyed the marvellous hospitality of some of our lovely B&B’s and hotels in this area and a few days walking. However, what really made this holiday is the people I met along the way! I was keen to test out […]

Walking

Borders Abbeys Way

13 Aug , 2010  

The Borders Abbeys Way is a sublime walk through the Scottish Borders, which visits the historic Abbeys of the Scottish Borders. Macs Adventure is thrilled to announce that we are now offering walking holidays on the Borders Abbeys Way. The Scottish Borders have long been a favourite of mine and the Borders Abbeys Way shows […]

Macs Adventure, Trekking

Kilimanjaro Diary Finally Finished

28 Apr , 2010  

It’s taken me almost three months to the day, but my Kilimanjaro Climb diary, thoughts, photos etc are finally finished. So if you were one of the team I was lucky enough to spend the week with or are perhaps thinking about climbing Kilimanjaro yourself you can read all about our climb in January 2010. […]

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Walking, West Highland Way

Snowy Start to the West Highland Way Season

7 Apr , 2010  

Well done to the hardy walkers who persevered on the West Highland Way last week, and bad luck to those whose plans were thwarted by snow and blizzards. The unbelievable Scottish Winter continued last week with several of our clients walking the West Highland Way getting caught out by unseasonable snow falls. With the help […]

Walking

Light on Their Feet: Illuminating Hadrian’s Wall

12 Mar , 2010  

A spectacular line of beacons will light up Hadrian’s Wall this weekend thanks to 1,000 volunteers willing to brave what could be a chilly night in the North of England. This is one of the most exciting things we have seen since Macs Adventure started walking holidays along Hadrian’s Wall Path and I really wish […]

Walking

My favourite B&B’s on Hadrian’s Wall Path

25 Feb , 2010  

Hadrians Wall Path is one of the most popular long-distance walking routes in the UK and a firm favourite of Macs Adventure clients. Having booked lots of walkers along the route over the last two years, I thought it would be useful to let you know about some of my favourite places for accommodation on Hadrian’s Wall.

Macs Adventure, Trekking

Kilimanjaro Climb Diary: Day 7

31 Jan , 2010  

Day 7: Kilimanjaro Climb: Mweka Camp (3100m) to Mweka Gate (1500m) We start the day with a huge breakfast as we try to recover from our calorie deficit caused by yesterday’s madness. This is closely followed by issuing tips to our fabulous crew of guides and porters. As we were dealing with a crew of […]

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Macs Adventure, Trekking

Kilimanjaro Climb Diary – Summit Day

30 Jan , 2010  

Day 6: Kilimanjaro Climb: Summit Day: Barafu Camp: 4600m to Uhuru Peak 5895m It is, and feels like, the middle of the night when I drag myself out of my warm sleeping bag for the final push to the summit of Kilimanjaro. Friendly faces peer out of balaclavas, neck gaiters and woolly hats as we […]

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Macs Adventure, Trekking

Kilimanjaro Climb Diary – Day 4

29 Jan , 2010  

Day 4: Kilimanjaro Climb – Barranco Camp (3950m) to Karanga Camp (4050m) Barranco Wall towers above Barranco Camp. As soon as the sun rose above Kibo Peak a stream of porters and climbers could be seen winding their way up the seemingly impossibly steep wall. What did Barranco Wall hold in store for us? Technically […]

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Macs Adventure, Trekking

Kilimanjaro Climb Diary – Day 5

29 Jan , 2010  

Day 5: Kilimanjaro Climb – Karanga Camp (4050m) to Barafu Camp (460m) So here how day 5 is meant to work: 7:00 — Breakfast at Karanga Camp 9:00 – Walk the three hours from Karanga to Barafu. 13:00 – Have lunch at Barafu Camp 14:00 – Have a long leisurely afternoon sleep to build your […]

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