New formats for HISS events and dates for your diaries!

The HISS events have been going from strength to strength this year but we are of the believe that unless you’re moving forward you’re standing still, and if you’re standing still then you’re falling backwards … So during the summer we’ve been in ‘thinking caps’ mode and we’re devised two new HISS ‘formats’; HISS Challenge … Continue reading

Aragon HISS – October 2013

Autumn 2013: The Sistema Iberico – Aragón Dates: first week in October, i.e. Monday September 30th to Friday October 4th Location: Camping Ciudad de Albarracín, Albarracín, Teruel, Spain The ‘Sistema Iberico’ is the range on mountains that runs roughly north-south  right across Spain between Madrid and Zaragossa. Unlike the Pyrenees these mountains are very ancient so they … Continue reading

Day 5: Escape across the desert!

Day 5: Thursday June 21st – Escape across the desert! Blog log: 432 kilometres today – 1,483 total so far. I had to make a start getting nearer to the Maxitrail party on Saturday and was tempted to join them in their ride out in the morning. One post on their topic was suggesting a … Continue reading

Day 4: Back to Plan ‘A’!

Day 4: Wednesday June 20th – Back to Plan ‘A’! Blog log: 378 kilometres today – 1,051 total so far. Straight to Day 4? Torrential rain began on Monday evening and carried on all night, and carried on drizzling all day on Tuesday . . . making it pointless to ride in the mountains. So … Continue reading

Day 1: a pootle up the Pyrenees

Day 1: La Pobla de Segur to Ochagavia Blog log: 387.5 kilometres ridden today. Off at last! After the HISS event at the end of May time flew by with little spare for planning, so this trip is very much a seat-of-the-pants thing with only outline plans made. First observation is what a change it … Continue reading

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