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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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Solo Exmoor 3+1 Day Walk – Day 1

Day 1 was a very pleasant day in terms of weather, which in some ways was quite unexpected. The weather forecast was for showers and it was raining quite heavily as I travelled to Minehead. But by the time I … Continue reading

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Back from the Exmoor Solo 3+1 day walk!

This post is a little late, as I actually got back on Tuesday, but as they say, better late than never! A map of the recorded GPS route is shown below: The small circular part of the route upper right … Continue reading

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Southern Cairngorms solo 4+1 day walk – Day 1

I didn’t arrive in Scotland until quite late on in the afternoon. As a result I had planned the first day to be a short one at 12 km. What was different about this plan compared to my previous ones … Continue reading

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Back from the Cairngorms!

Just got back from the Cairngorms and I have to say that it turned out to be one of the best walks I have ever been on! The feeling of being in the wilderness and the sheer isolation really thrilled … Continue reading

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Ready for 4+1 days in the Southern Cairngorms Scotland!

Martin Rye from http://martinrye.wordpress.com/ once told me to ‘Go and find Scotland’ – well here I am! 😀 All the kit has now been mustered and made ready for my first jaunt North of the border. I will be exploring the … Continue reading

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You’ve been Clobbered!

The above photo is a picture of the original clothes that I used to take out hiking with me during my first year out. It consisted of a standard T-Shirt and some ex-military trousers. I used these because I thought … Continue reading

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