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Day 1 of hiking the North Wales Pilgrim’s Way

Friday, 23rd July 2021 Today Stuart (@LoneWalkerUK) and I started section hiking the North Wales Pilgrim’s Way. It’s a different kind of trail to what we’d normally hike insomuch as I chose this particular route. Normally I’m happy for Stuart to decide where we go, however I’d wanted somewhere other than the Yorkshire Dales (Stuart’s […]

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What is happening with #ViewRanger now that they have been bought by OutdoorActive.

If you hadn’t heard, ViewRanger, the much respected app (and service) used by millions worldwide as a route plotting, route recording and peerless navigational aid, used by individuals and rescue organizations worldwide, has been purchased by OutdoorActive – “The digital home for experiencing the great outdoors.” I’m not going to get into why this has […]

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‘High And Low’ by @KeithFoskett: #BooksForFollowers Giveaway No.1

My first #BooksForFollowers Giveaway book is the excellent High and Low by Keith Foskett. This book is special to me on a few levels… not least because Fozzie signed it for me. I’ve read all of Fozzie’s books; I have them in digital format and his audiobooks too, but this one resonated on a more […]

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#BooksForFollowers Giveaway.

Remember, a book is always a gift Sheridan Hay I’m giving away books! The premise is simple. Once I’ve read a book I will send it, by post, to one of my followers free of charge. If you would like to be in the draw for any of the books I give away then all […]

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Cape Wrath…Here I Come!

At 6am tomorrow (Thursday 23rd May) I’ll be setting off for my long awaited Cape Wrath Trail adventure. It’s been 9 years since I decided to hike this trail and finally the day has (almost) arrived! Here’s a short update of kit etc… I will be driving to Kinlochewe first to pick up Stuart, who’s […]

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I’ve done a kit list! But why?

Kit lists. They seem to be everywhere. And especially at this time of year (April/May) when the TGO Challenge is imminent. But why have a kit list at all? To answer that question you’d need to ask the individual who wrote their kit list as reasons vary. However, the most common reasons seem to be […]

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Cape Wrath Trail 2019: Initial thoughts – Trepidation? Why?

It’s been 9 years since I first decided I wanted to hike the Cape Wrath Trail (CWT) – one of the (allegedly) toughest long distance paths in the UK. In fact I wrote a blog post entitled Why I’m back(pack)ing the Cape Wrath Trail over 3 years ago detailing reasons why I wanted to hike […]