Costa Blanca Sea 2 Summit

SEA 2 SUMMIT CHALLENGE - ‘you haven't done it until you've climbed from Sea to Summit’ INTRODUCTION The idea was simple - start at the sea and finish at the summit! on this occasion linking up a huge geological ridge feature that rises all the way from sea level to the summit of the Bernia mountain. It allows for a superb running, walking or climbing challenge to take place. Adventure: noun an exciting or very unusual experience. participation in exciting undertakings or enterprises: the spirit of adventure. a bold, usually risky undertaking; hazardous action of uncertain outcome. Challenge: noun a call or summons to engage in any contest, as of skill, strength, etc. COSTA BLANCA SEA 2 SUMMIT The Sea2Summit Challenge is the dream-child of myself and Chris Newton-Govard. I first met Chris when I was 22, fresh faced and armed with enthusiasm equal to that of the duracell bunny. I had just passed my Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor Award (MIA or now MCI) and had been given the opportunity to fly out to Spain where Chris lives in the Costa Blanca region with his wife Lisa and two boys. I was working for his company at the time - Rock and Sun. My first days out were spent testing my skills as an instructor; it was essential that he made sure I was up to the job of guiding clients up big multi-pitch routes and along technical ridges - afterwards it was time to be put to work on the sun drenched cliffs of sunny Spain.  Fifteen years later, I still work and play on these same cliffs.  The Costa Blanca [...]