Category Archives: Alaska

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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Busy day – Early morning cycle , then climbing at Logie head and then meet Johny Muir .

We are still in the heatwave and headed out early into a strong wind to get some miles done. It was a lovely cycle and by the coast I kept cool but it was still hot. It was then get … 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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BRITISH JOINT SERVICES ALASKA EXPEDITION 1962 – Denali

I just found a great article on a BRITISH JOINT SERVICES ALASKA EXPEDITION 1962 from the Diaries of John Hinde it gives a great description of the early days of climbing on Denali.  Many thanks to Fiona Wild John’s daughter for … Continue reading

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