Monthly Archives: July 2012

Everest Journal – Chapter Seven The Gym

Everest Journal – Chapter Seven The Gym Well, that’s that – we are officially athletes. Having spent an hour or so every day at the gym this week I feel fitter than Usain Bolt.  Okay, so that’s a lie, I … Continue reading

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Everest Journal – Chapter Six – The Gym Results Are In

Everest Journal – Chapter Six The Gym Results Are In And so the training began, or more accurately so the gym induction began. This afternoon Tim and Keith went along to The Atrium Club in Ely www.atriumclub.com to get measured and … Continue reading

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Everest Journal – Chapter Five – Gym Time

Everest Journal – Chapter Five Gym Time So, that was that, my last night of drinking far too much Pimms, followed by far too much Pinot Grigio.  Today is gym day, new beginnings, healthy lifestyle and all the usual cliched … Continue reading

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Everest Journal – Chapter Four – Training Begins

Everest Journal – Chapter Four Training Begins After lots of procrastinating, and contemplating training (whilst sipping Pinot Grigio), today was the day when training commenced for Keith. Ouch. A gentle start to training this time, with a trip to the … Continue reading

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Everest Journal – Chapter Three – Trekking For Charity

Everest Journal – Chapter Three Trekking For Charity Right from the get go, Tim and I decided that if we were to push our bodies to the limits, then we really ought to do some good whilst at it. We … Continue reading

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Everest Journal – Chapter Two – There Are Walks, And Then There Are Walks

Everest Journal – Chapter Two There Are Walks, And Then There Are Walks So, where did all of this trekking thing come from? About four months ago, on a sunny Sunday morning I took a stroll along the banks of … Continue reading

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Everest Journal – Chapter One – Learning To Write, Learning Not To Fall Over

Everest Journal – Chapter One Learning To Write, Learning Not To Fall Over I’ve always fancied myself as a writer. The lack of thinking of something to write about, poor spelling, the constant dropping of h’s, the adding of h’s … Continue reading

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Getting your group/school/media outlet involved

For Tim and Keith, their 2013 trek towards Everest Base Camp is going to test the pair to their very limits (and quite possibly beyond). They will experience both exhilaration and pain, and in doing so, they will discover an … Continue reading

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The Worlds Most Dangerous Airport

As part of the ElytoEverest expedition, Tim and Keith will have the “pleasure” of experiencing landing at Lukla, the Worlds most dangerous airport. From here on in it is all uphill by foot. If you would like to  show your … Continue reading

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Everest Trek Photographs

Take a look at some fantastic Everest Trek photos from Private Himalaya. http://www.privatehimalaya.com/photo_gallery.asp Time to get the training going properly – some pretty serious hills ahead. We are trekking in aid of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) . All monies … Continue reading

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