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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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Dartmoor April 2015 Solo 5+1 Day Walk – Day 3

Day 3 was the highlight of the walk for me. The weather was superb, the scenery varied and I got to see three sets of Bronze age standing stones. The standing stones really made me feel like I had some sort of … Continue reading

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Dartmoor April 2015 Solo 5+1 Day Walk – Day 2

Day 2 was a relatively short day in terms of distance. It was planned that way as I knew that the terrain that I had to cross on the Northern Moors is some of the most rugged terrain that Dartmoor … Continue reading

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Dartmoor April 2015 Solo 5+1 Day Walk – Day 1

Day 1, like all day 1’s started off with that weird transition from civilisation to the wilderness. At first one just feels a little discordant, like a feeling of not quite fitting in, but after a few hours this soon wears off as … Continue reading

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Solo Ivybridge to Okehampton Dartmoor walk – Day 2

Day 2 was a day of mixed weather. I knew from the forecasts that the morning’s weather would be pretty bad, so I had already steeled myself for this. In the event apart from a small upset in the afternoon, … Continue reading

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Solo 4+1 Cairngorms walk from Blair Atholl to Aviemore – Day 3

Day 3 of the walk was the day that defined it for me. The views just blew me away, but the one overriding memory that I have of this day and indeed the whole walk was the sunset from the … Continue reading

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