KickinG the states

When: 2018
Where: From Canada to Mexico, along the West Coast of the USA
What: Kick-scooting the length of the USA. Along the way we raised over $10,000 for a school in Tanzania.

Blogs: 5 Takeaways from Kicking the StatesPacking list | How much did kicking the States cost? | How to plan an expedition: Kicking the States

Journals: Part 1| Part 2|Part 3Part 4Part 5 Part 6 Part 7Part 8Part 9 Part 10 | Part 11 Part 12 Part 13 | What next?

 

TISO Hike jordan EXPEDITION

When:  2018
Where: Jordan, from Dana to Wadi Rum
What: Along with adventurers Cal Major and Mollie Hughes, we hiked across Jordans desert

Blogs: The next adventure: Tiso Hike Jordan ExpeditionGuide to hiking the Jordan Trail | Jordan Trail kit list

Journals: Getting ready | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 | Finishing the hike in paradise

norway ARCTIC Expedition

When: 2018
Where: Finnmark Plateau, Norway
WhatJoining 4 other women from the Love Her Wild community we attempted to cross-country ski the length of Finnmark Plateau in the arctic circle, Norway.

Watch the Norway Arctic expedition film here!

Blogs: My next adventure: Norway Arctic Expedition | The toughest thing I’ve ever done5 Ways the Arctic changed me | Arctic kit list | Managing cold in the Arctic

Paddle Pickup; Coast 2 Coast

When: 2017
Where: On waterways from Bristol to London, UK
WhatPaddle Pickup brought together a team from Love Her Wild to become the first women to kayak the width of the UK via waterways. Along the way we picked up thousands of pieces of plastic pollution.

Watch the Paddle Pickup expedition film here!

Journals: My next adventure: Paddle Pickup | Part 1 | Part 2 |Summary of Paddle Pickup

Everest Adventure

When: 2017
Where: Lake District, UK
What: In February 2017, I launched the women’s adventure community Love Her Wild. And with it I put out a blog inviting women to apply to join me on the Everest Adventure. The final team (selected from over 100 applications) attempted to hike the height of Everest over 5 days in the Lake District.

Watch the expedition film here!

Blogs: My next adventure: Everest (sort of) | The Everest Adventure: meet the team | What does it feel like to fail your expedition?

HIKING Israel

When: 2016
Where: the length of Israel
What: My first big adventure! My husband and me walked over 1000km the length of Israel, including crossing the Negev desert, carrying all our own supplies.

Blogs: My next adventure: Hiking Israel | Kit list | How much does it cost to hike the Israel National Trail? | Hiking Israel: the good, the bad and the ugly | Guide to hiking the Israel National Trail | 25 photos that will make you want to hike the Israel National Trail

Journals: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 | Part 11 | Part 12 | Part 13 | Part 14 | Part 15 | Part 16 | Part 17 | Part 18 | Part 19 | Part 20 | Part 21 | Part 22 | Part 23 | Part 24 | Part 25 | Part 26 | Part 27 | Part 28

 

Sailing Home from Sweden

When: 2016
Where: Gothenburg, Sweden to Portsmouth, UK – via the North Sea!
What: Joining a crew of 14 on a 72 foot Challenger yacht, I sailed 900 miles across the notorious North Sea

Journals: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

Scoot the Loop

When: 2016
Where: London, UK
What: With a week off in summer I launched this blog and went on my first ever mini-adventure, kick-scooting the 240km London Loop trail with my husband. Thanks to the Next Challenge Expedition Grant for choosing our crazy adventure to win a grant!

Journals: My next adventure: Scoot the Loop | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 |10 things I learnt doing Scoot the Loop

Mini Adventures

Adventures come in all shapes and sizes! While I love doing the bigger expeditions, I also love looking for ways that I can challenge myself in the outdoors both. From back-yard adventures, to mini adventures when I travel. Here’s a selection of my favourites:

Seeing a volcano erupt while hiking Acatenango
Learning to freedive in Israel
Sleeping in a snow hole
The London Bridges Walk!
80m Abseil into Sodom salt cave