18 Oct 18

Trek China 2018 – day 5

Wednesday 17th October Gubeikou – Jinshanling This area was well off the beaten track! It’s known locally as the “dragon standing on the beautiful golden mountain”.  To get the views we had to do some serious climbing! Walking for 8 hours we are really ready for our delicious meals in our guesthouse.  Chinese food back…

18 Oct 18

Trek China 2018 – day 4

Tuesday 16th October  Gubeikou Today we explored a really spectacular section of the wall. It’s a little visited area of the wall and much of it has worn away. We’ve walked for seven hours today with some very steep ascents. Exhausting but completely worth it!

18 Oct 18

Brave nurses bare their ‘soles’ for St Luke’s

Dedicated nurses at St Luke’s Hospice will do anything for their patients – including walking over hot coals! In-Care Ward Manager Liz Freeman, Nurse Sam Fallows and Nursing Assistant Joyce Maclennan have signed up for St Luke’s seventh annual Firewalk to raise money for patient care at the Hospice. This year’s Firewalk event is taking…

16 Oct 18

Trek China 2018 – day 3

Monday 15th October  After a good night’s sleep and a hearty breakfast we transferred by bus to Gubeikou which took around three hours. We’ve done so much travelling in the last 48 hours! After lunch we started the trek at a leisurely pace to ease us in for the challenge (and ascents!) ahead and enjoyed…

15 Oct 18

Trek China 2018 – day 1

Saturday 13th October And they’re off! Our trekkers have had an early start this morning, are all checked in and ready for their adventure! If you would like to support them please visit their Just Giving page

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