Climbing Mount Triglav, Slovenia 2864m Part Three

After leaving the Dom Planika in Part two we had just over another vertical metres to climb before reaching the summit. After not long of leaving the mountain hut the track quickly turned to scramble. There were chains and pegs which were really helpful over certain sections. After climbing up with the aid of chains the exposure got more severe, cable followed the more challenging parts of the route and it was best to start using the via ferrata gear.…

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Go Below Ultimate Xtreme Underground Adventure Red Letter Day Review

I had a really great time on the Padstow Sealife Safari for two Red Letter Day which I did earlier this year, so when I was given the amazing gift of the Go Below Ultimate Xtreme Underground Adventure for Two Red Letter Day I was absolutely thrilled. Go Below is a company that run various trips exploring the Victorian Slate Mines in Snowdonia North Wales. They run three different trips and the Ultimate Xtreme Underground Adventure is the longest and…

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Climbing Mount Triglav, Slovenia 2864m Part Two

Hopefully you’ve already part one of this three part adventure – if not you should probably go back and check it out first. Anyway… as we continued away from the tree line and away from the mountain hut, we closer to the eagle flying overhead. The wildlife in the Julian Alps was really stunning. As we climbed higher the trail got narrower and more exciting. This was what we were really after. Tight, exposed mountain paths which wiggled through the…

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Coleman Pack-Away Table for 4 review plus Bungee and Kickback Chair comparison

Over the Easter holidays, I went camping in Pembrokeshire in Wales. It’s a beautiful part of the world and a lovely place to go camping. As we were camping for a few days we took and pitched the roomy Coleman Rocky Mountain 5 tent. I hadn’t been to Pembrokeshire before and really loved it there. It was similar to Cornwall but even more rural and the beaches much, much quieter! I’ve already written about our trip to Skomer Island but…

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Climbing Mount Triglav, Slovenia 2864m Part One

Mount Triglav with a height of 2,863 metres (or 9,395 ft) is the highest mountain in Slovenia and in fact the highest in all of the Julian Alps. It is so famous in Slovenia that it even features on the countries flag! Milan Kučan, a former Slovene president, once said that every Slovenian person to climb Triglav at least once in their life. We were staying in Lake Bohinj and there was even a monument there for the first four…

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