Category: Long Distance Paths

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Walking LEJOG Route

I was having a play with Google Maps this morning and I asked it for the driving directions from Land’s End to John O’Groats – it gave me the obvious route, covering about 837 miles and about 16 hours driving time. I then thought it would be interesting to see...

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LEJOG Decision!

I had a bit of a blinding flash last night. I was thinking about long distance paths (as you do), wondering what I would like to do next year and thoughts were spilling through my head at a fine rate. I was thinking about having another crack at Offa’s Dyke,...

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"I dodged a bullet there"

A little while ago – when I was part way through my training for the Skye Trail – I volunteered to join a team of challenge walkers. They were entering the Oxfam TrailTrekker 2012 Challenge – doing the Gold Route; 100Km in a maximum of 30 hours, through the Yorkshire...

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Crossing Paths

Many weeks ago, during our own separate preparations, Pete and I had arranged to meet up on the section of path between Dalavil and Ord. it would be his first day walking north from Armadale and my last, heading south to the same place; a bizarre coincidence that neither of...