Author Archives: RobP

About RobP

Got into backpacking in the spring of 2012. I started as a couch potato then made my way through walker, hiker and now backpacker! As you can see from below I have far too many hobbies! :)

So long, farewell, and thanks for all the fish!

Everything has a beginning and an end. This blog is no exception. If I’m totally honest with myself, my interest in multi-day backpacking has waned somewhat over the last few years. There are many reasons for this, but I guess … Continue reading

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Solo Snowdonia Region – Cardigan Bay – Day 3 (Spare)

Day 3 was a spare day with a very short downward journey to the railway station. My heels felt just as bad as on the previous day, but luckily, the downhill nature of today’s walk would keep most of the boot … Continue reading

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Solo Snowdonia Region – Cardigan Bay – Day 2

Day 2 was decision day. Do I proceed with the walk and head further into the wilderness or do I turn around and head back? The heel injuries picked up the previous day from the new boots had really upset what … Continue reading

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Solo Snowdonia Region – Cardigan Bay – Day 1

Given that this was my first walk in a long while, the whole route had a lot of slack built into it. The full route covered around 40 km – a distance that I’d normally do in two days, but given … Continue reading

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Back from aborted Snowdonia Region 2+1 day Solo Walk!

As plans went, this one was a good one. I was pleased with the route and the level of fitness that I had attained. I had also thought that I was pleased with my kit too – in all, everything was … Continue reading

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2016 – A Year in Review

2016 only had two walks in it. The first of which was cut short by appalling weather, whilst the second was just a day walk. It had been an odd year in that I never really felt compelled to go … Continue reading

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Britain’s Best Walks!

This is just a short update to say that I have received a review copy of Christopher Somerville’s Britain’s Best Walks for review from HarperColins Publishing. The intent is to try out some of the book’s walks in the new year … Continue reading

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