A dash of deep red, a splash of gold and veins of vibrant pink were blended expertly together across the sky, as though from an artist’s brush. It was 5 o’clock in the morning and the air was still, everything unmoving apart from the rays of sun casting bright beams one by one onto the mountainous landscape in front of us.
It was the morning after the impulsive decision of the day before. The weather forecast had read sun, sun and yet more sun. A rarity too good to miss, and so after my sister, Martha, and I scrabbled about to hurriedly pack bags, the car was soon pointed north toward this precious window of opportunity…
This is an extract from my feature in the August 2017 issue of Trail Magazine. Read the full article here: Catstye Cam by Hannah James, Trail magazine
Trail magazine is full of inspiration, tips and articles on where to go walking and how to get into the hills. You can find them most supermarkets, WHSmiths and news agents or online at www.LFTO.com. Plus, check out their Instagram(which I started and got going – super proud).