Long Distance Footpaths

Ultimate Direction Fastpackher30 Review

*Disclaimer* I have been gifted this pack by Ultramarathon Running Store for an honest review. I am free to say what I like or don’t like about this pack and to provide a review based on my use of it over the next few months. I tested the ladies specific Fastpackher30 in XS/Small. When offered …

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Yorkshire 3 Peaks

On the last 2 days of 2020 I walked the Yorkshire 3 Peaks (Y3P) – Pen y Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough. At this point North Yorkshire was still in tier 2 of the coronavirus restrictions and we had not gone into Lockdown 3.0. The weather forecast was for a period of clear but very cold …

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Langstrath looking north from Stake pass

The Cumbria Way

A 70 mile route through the Lake District between the towns of Ulverston in the South and Carlisle in the North. Name of route: The Cumbria Way Country: England County: Cumbria Length of route: 70 Miles, 112 Km Terrain: A mix of low level farmland footpaths, low fells and some higher level passes with steeper …

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Ticks and Lyme Disease

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Dehydrated meals

Dehydrated meals

Dehydrated meals for camping expeditions. AD: The meals featured in this blog were given to me to test and review. I only review products that I believe in and use myself. Dehydrated meals are the mainstay of long camping expeditions where you may need to be self-supporting for several days without access to shops. They …

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West Highland Way – a solo adventure

In November 2019 I walked the West Highland Way from Milngavie to Fort William a walk of 96 miles. It was cold, below freezing most of the time, and I did not see anyone else walking the whole route in the whole 5 days. It was an amazing experience with great views, complete solitude and …

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