Category Archives: Alaska

Jenny Graham Update – Cycling round the World unsupported . She is leaving Nova Scotia – Halifax Airport. Heading for Europe . Your getting there ! So proud of you .

Alaska – Nova Scotia It’s a #wheeeeelylongway!! Skidded to a hault last night at Halifax Airport, on route to Lisbon to start the final push of 3000km back to #berlin! Yet again the bike shops of the world sprung into … Continue reading

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Plockton on the West Coast two great days with special folk. Thanks

I have been over in Plockton again staying in the wonderful Station House at the railway station. My hosts were an old pal Lyle and Judy Brotherton and Byron the dog! The Old Station is now converted into a holiday … Continue reading

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Jenny Graham unsupported solo attempt at the World record now in USA Minot North Dakota 13897 miles in ! Yet still had time to find a wallet and return in in the Yukon!

Current location: Minot, North Dakota Miles covered so far: 13,897 Jenny has hit the prairies and it’s as flat as a pancake… 🥞 but that means there’s no hiding from the elements with an average speed of 12kmph fighting into … Continue reading

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The incredible Jenny Graham round the World cycle record attempt in Alaska – Bears , Bells and boldness . 11783 miles in Go Jenny Go !

What a girl now in Alaska moving very well so much energy and motivation. Love you girl stay safe and well ! To cycle through Alaska and the Yukon is incredible what an adventure! Raving it and braving it ✌️ … Continue reading

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A journey to the past and a look at the future and the drive of a bold young mountaineer Uisdean Hawthorn

Yesterday I had an easy drive to Newburgh near Aberdeen to do a talk with Uisdean Hawthorn one of Scotland’s incredible young mountaineers. I had been asked to speak with Uisdean to a group of Explorer Scouts who were fundraising for … Continue reading

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Artic – Moruisg and at night at Gerry’s Hostel.

The snow was down in village as I left early but fine on the main roads a few miles they were black and it was a clear run to Inverness. We were meeting Diane and Brent at Tarvie Snack Bar … Continue reading

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1996 – DENALI ALASKA – Memories.

Alaska  memories? I naively asked  Paul Roderick why they call it “One Shot Pass” and got a laugh in response. It’s the best shot you have for flying a direct route to Kahiltna Base Camp. Our plane lifted up out of … Continue reading

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