Tag Archives: national trails

Snaps from The Sill

After a very busy summer at this new centre, I decided to sit it out until things calmed down a bit before taking some pictures. These are a few snaps taken during a quiet term-time November weekday at The Sill … Continue reading

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Walks around Britain podcast

Earlier in the year I was approached by Andrew White of Walks around Britain along with Damian Hall (writer and ultra runner who achieved a podium position in the tough Spine Race in 2015) to discuss our very different experiences … Continue reading

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Best long distance trail results

Well, Twitter has spoken. Following a brainstorming session on Twitter and Google +, I created a poll of polls (below) in which people were invited to nominate and vote for their top 3 international long distance trails. As you can … Continue reading

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Which long distance trail?

After a Twitter brainstorm which lasted for most of the day, and involved some great hikers and runners, I thought I would collate the answers I received into a blog post so that you can vote for your top three … Continue reading

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From slackpacker to backpacker

Because of a fall at the end of 2012, this year got off to a slow start. My convalescent winter was spent reading about other people’s adventures, which inspired me to plan some of my own. The injury knocked my … Continue reading

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The end of a vintage year

2013 has been an adventurous year with three solo trails and a return to the Lakeland fells. Although my hiking has been confined to this country, I have experienced everything from deep snow in April to intense heat three months … Continue reading

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A year ago today…

A year ago today I was feeling restless with my lot and decided to acknowledge my outdoor interests by creating this blog. Thanks to all the people who have followed and given feedback during that time. I am currently looking … Continue reading

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Finishing the Pennine Way

Just a quick hello to say that I am safely back from my Pennine Way walk for Crisis UK which took 20 days and was supported by Cotswold Outdoor and Gossamer Gear. I apologise that I was unable to post to this … Continue reading

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Pennine Way walk for Crisis UK

The Twitter hashtag for my Pennine Way for Crisis UK updates and photos is #RosePW. This is my Just Giving Page (Now closed) if you would like to donate and / or share it with friends. Alternatively you can simply text ROSE71 £(Amount) … Continue reading

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Time in reconnaissance…

As I have now completed the St Cuthbert’s Way, the Cumbria Way plus a week of day walking as part of my training plan for my Pennine Way walk for Crisis, I am now resting up until I start my charity walk later … Continue reading

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