Yesterday was spent trundling up the motorway to Glasgow where we spent the night.
Today was an awesome ride from Glasgow to Inverness mainly on the A82 but a few detours down some of the smaller twisty roads. The weather (as you can see from the pictures is just fantastic) as we headed over Ranoch Moor and down into Glencoe.
I head up to Glasgow later today and then the tour of Scotland starts tomorrow. Hopefully I will be able to find some wifi and blog some pictures over the next week
at May 30, 2016
Out and about for the second day of Haygrove School Bronze DofE expedition and the weather was a lot better with some sun and blue skies in between the showers. Halse farm down to Dulverton along the River Barle is always a nice route especially when you get and Ice Cream at Tarr Steps
Out on The Dee for the second day of my 4 Star Assessment. Again, the Silverbirch Broadland 15 made me look good and we had a very warm and sunny day on Grade 2 (we lined down The Serpents Tail) looking at river leadership, rescues, poling, lining, skills and tandem paddling.
Thanks to Gary and Ian for a very relaxed but professional assessment. I was left to get on with it and there was no "standing on my shoulder" but they seemed to notice everything and I am pleased to say the canoe passed and so did I.
Today I have been on Llyn Tegid (Lake Bala) undertaking my 4 Star Canoe Assessment with Inspiring Adventure. A great day afloat with sailing, rafting, navigation, solo canoeing and all in rescues were covered. I had a great relaxed day and the Broadland 15 coped well with whatever I asked it to do (and was obviously the best looking boat there)
I was out walking on Dartmoor today for the second day of a Hill Skills course for Bridgwater College students. It was Hot! There were a few lobsters at the end of it but all had a good time as the weather was much kinder to us than last week.
Sheeps's Tor with my Bridgwater College students and it was a hot afternoon with only a hint of the Sheep's Tor breeze. We looked at setting up climbs and safety issues before the students climbed 4 different routes.