Walking, Mountains & Moors – My Personal Evolution

Walking, Mountains & Moors – My Personal Evolution

Hi all, I’ve been thinking a lot recently about my evolution when it comes to walking and my general outlook on the outdoors. It may be an odd thing to focus on but I’ve been working night shifts this last week so I have been passing time deep in thought. It is just a general feeling about where I have come from and how my views have changed over the last 7-8 years.

I spent a lot of time in the Lake District as a child, We used to holiday with friends of the family in the north western area of the Lakes around Cleater Moor. Ennerdale water and Eskdale are wedged solidly in my mind and I look back with fond memories of my time there. I always thought that I loved the mountains, I loved being outdoors in general and while growing up we were never indoors. We would be out from dawn until dusk on our bikes, playing in trees and generally enjoying the hell out of life. Then after school the need to drive kind of took over and the freedom of having a car ment that we never walked anywhere at all 🙂
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