Morzine September 2001

Three of us arranged to spend a few days in Morzine during September Jamies and I flew out from Liverpool on the Friday afternoon, Easyjet to Geneva costing £120.00, the Haddock arrived within the hour at Geneva and we took the pre arranged shuttle to our chalet on th outskirts of Morzine. Saturday morning, and …

Guatamala 2002

Guatamala – A Ride on the Wild Side – 2002   A four hour trip to London saw me in Putney parking up outside the Haddocks video shop on the Lower Richmond Rd, after dispensing with a few customers the Haddock and I soon set about a few beers and the obligatory chinese carry out.Sleep …

Grand Raid Crsitalp 1999

This is a gruelling 131K race held annually in the Swiss Alps, starting at the popular winter ski resort of Verbier finishing at Grimentz, there is also the option to ride just the final 76Ks of the race staring at Hermence.This race will take you over 6 valleys with a total altitude gain of 4,600m …

One Rapid, Zambezi 2004

Upper Moemba, Zambezi 2004 Day three of our trip down the Zambezi culminates for some at Moemba Falls a 15 m drop into a maelstrom of white water, for those not so inclined the last rapid is Upper Moemba, by comparison an insignificant rapid, it does however present its own problems, ones which last year …

Turkey 2005

In Search of Manby – Turkey June 2005    The trip started out as a post on the Club Forum back in October 2004, initially about a dozen people expressed interest but, when it came to the crunch only four signed on the dotted line and stumped up the cash. The Coruh is regarded by some …

White Nile 2004

The White Nile Uganda March 14th to 24th  The world’s longest river the Nile flows from Lake Victoria in Uganda, the official source is Owens Falls Dam, Jinja. Staying a few miles downstream from here with Nile River Explorers our campsite looked down on the first major rapids, Rib Cage, The Hump and Bujagali Falls. Karine …

Zambezi 2003

ZAMBEZI 2003 It was with some trepidation that 6 of us arrived in Livingston Zambia with the intention of paddling on the Zambezi.The Zambezi has a reputation of being a play river with all the features washing through rather than holding boats or swimmers, but we were left in no doubt that we would experience …