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Expedition partner.

Mountain Biking (13) - I ride a lot in the dark and manage occasional weekends away.

1995
Cairngorms, February 1995 - Feb 1995 - Long weekend in Howie's van, with Sean, Mike, Howie, Simon Mylius and Chris.
Loch Lomond, New Year 1996. - Thu 28 Dec 1995 - Camping then a cottage in very cold weather.

1996
Glen Coe, February 1996 - Feb 1996 - We hired a dodgy camper van and headed north for a long weekend.
Lake District, September 1996 - Fri 13 Sep 1996 - Weekend trip in the van with Liz, Mathias and Sean.
Fort William, New Year 1997 - Sat 28 Dec 1996 - Staying in a couple of cottages by the Nevis Bank Hotel.

1997
Lake District, November 1997 - Fri 21 Nov 1997 - Planning for Greenland with Sean, Ruth and Simon Love.

1998
Red Tarn, January 1998 - Fri 23 Jan 1998 - Winter climbing from Red Tarn with Sean.
Arran, Easter 1998 - Apr 1998 - Training for Greenland with Sean and Ruth and Simon Love.
Greenland 1998 - Sat 6 Jun 1998 - A three week expedition to a previously unexplored area of Arctic East Greenland.

1999
Stanage, August 1999 - Fri 27 Aug 1999 - A weekend climbing trip with Jim, Mathias and Sean.
Mendip Muddle 1999 - Sun 10 Oct 1999 - 20km multi-terrain race with 420m of climb.
KIMM 1999, Cowal Peninsular - Sat 30 Oct 1999 - My first KIMM.

2000
Tintern Trot - Thu 20 Jul 2000 - 6 mile multi-terrain. 600 feet of climb.
Mendip Muddle 2000 - Sun 15 Oct 2000 - 20km multi-terrain race with 420m of climb.
KIMM 2000, South West Lake District - Sat 28 Oct 2000 - Sean and I came 23rd in C class.

2001
Portishead Quarry, November 2001 - Sun 4 Nov 2001 - Portishead Quarry

2003
Cuillin Ridge, July 2003 - Tue 29 Jul 2003 - An partially successful attempt at the traverse with Mike and Sean.

2004
KIMM 2004 - Sat 30 Oct 2004 - Brecon Beacons
Macaroni Penguins Gig 45 - Sat 20 Nov 2004 - Sean Franks and Sean Berry's surprise 40th birthday party.
Family Orienteering at Cannop Ponds - Sun 5 Dec 2004 - William's first orienteering event, at Cannop.

2005
Burrington Combe, April 2005 - Sat 2 Apr 2005 - More outdoor activities with the boys.
Teignmouth, April 2005 - Fri 29 Apr 2005 - Bank holiday weekend with Liz, William, George, Sean, Lucy, Joe and Freya.
Quantocks MTB, May 2005 - Sun 15 May 2005 - My first mountain bike trip to the Quantocks, with Steve and Sean.
Dynamic Adventure Racing Plus, May 2005 - Sat 21 May 2005 - 8 hours navigating, running and mountain biking.
Cotswold Way Relay 2005 - Sat 25 Jun 2005 - 105 miles, 3699m of ascent, teams of 10.

2006
Avon, January 2006 - Sun 22 Jan 2006 - Trip from Keynsham, up to near Saltford and back.
Avon, May 2006 - Sun 7 May 2006 - From Bidford to Wyre Piddle on the Stratford Avon with Sean.
Mid Wales MTB, May 2006 - Fri 19 May 2006 - Wet mountain biking weekend with Bruce, Simon, Sean, Steve, Scott.
Gower, July 2006 - Fri 14 Jul 2006 - Camping trip in our camper van with Sean, Lucy, Joe and Freya.

2007
Macaroni Penguins Gig 79 - Sat 23 Jun 2007 - Sean and Lucy's Wedding.

Wye - Source to Sea - 2 mile run, 50 mile cycle, 100 mile canoe.
Running Diary 2005 - Runs of the year.



Feb 1995
Howie, Mike and Sean in the Northern Corries of the Cairngorms.
1995 Cairngorms, February 1995



Fri 29 Dec 1995
Lucy K, Sean, Liz and Mark on a cold camping trip south of Crianlarich.
1995 Loch Lomond, New Year 1996.



Feb 1996
Sean, Jim, and Mark geared up at the foot of Dorsal Arete, Glen Coe.
1996 Glen Coe, February 1996



Sat 28 Aug 1999
Sean and Mathias at Stanage?
1999 Stanage, August 1999



Sat 28 Aug 1999
Sean and Mathias at Stanage?
1999 Stanage, August 1999



Sun 29 Aug 1999
Mathias on Kelly's Overhang at Stanage. Sean belaying.
1999 Stanage, August 1999



Sun 29 Aug 1999
Mathias on Kelly's Overhang at Stanage. Sean belaying.
1999 Stanage, August 1999



Mon 28 Jul 2003
Sean at the Glen Brittle campsite.
Cuillin Ridge, July 2003 2003



Tue 29 Jul 2003
Looking back towards Glen Brittle from the slopes of Gars-bheinn.
Cuillin Ridge, July 2003 Mike Powell Sean Franks 2003



Tue 29 Jul 2003
Mike and Sean approaching the top of Gars-bheinn. Soay in the background.
Cuillin Ridge, July 2003 2003



Tue 29 Jul 2003
Sean starting up the TD Gap.
Cuillin Ridge, July 2003 Climbing 2003



Tue 29 Jul 2003
Sean on the TD Gap.
Cuillin Ridge, July 2003 Climbing 2003



Tue 29 Jul 2003
Sean placing gear on the TD Gap.
Cuillin Ridge, July 2003 Climbing 2003



Tue 29 Jul 2003
Sean nearing the top of the TD Gap.
Cuillin Ridge, July 2003 Climbing 2003



Tue 29 Jul 2003
Sean on belay at the top of TD Gap.
Cuillin Ridge, July 2003 Climbing 2003



Tue 29 Jul 2003
Mike near the top of the TD Gap.
Cuillin Ridge, July 2003 Climbing Sean Franks 2003



Tue 29 Jul 2003
Mike and Sean on the summit of Sgurr Alasdair.
Cuillin Ridge, July 2003 2003



Tue 29 Jul 2003
Sean starting up King's Chimmney.
Cuillin Ridge, July 2003 Climbing 2003



Tue 29 Jul 2003
Sean somewhere on the ridge.
Cuillin Ridge, July 2003 2003



Tue 29 Jul 2003
Sean and Mark preparing to abseil off the Inaccessible Pinnacle.
Cuillin Ridge, July 2003 Climbing 2003



Sat 29 Oct 2005
Mark and Sean starting the KIMM.
2005 KIMM 2005
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