Month: April 2009

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Coast to Coast 2009 – Day 1

Didn’t get a chance to post this picture last night as the phone signal was so poor, but this is our room in Stone House Farm and Tex enjoying a

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Coast to Coast 2009 – day 1

Mixed bag of weather this morning. Rain first thing but that cleared before we left. Then sunshine broken by cloud and strong winds all along the coast path. Just passed

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Coast to Coast – Arrival

Arrived safe and sound in St. Bees after passing through some awful weather on the way. As long as it stops raining before we set out in the morning I’ll


Inov-8 – Good eggs!

I just wanted to post a quick note extolling the excellent customer service I received from Inov-8 recently. I’m quick to lambast those kit manufacturers and stockists that seem to

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Coast to Coast 2009 – The Blog

I plan to do a walking blog this year on the Coast to Coast. For the first time I have the technology to do this and hopefully the gods of

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Coast to Coast 2009 – Itinerary

I know I’ve mentioned this in a previous post, but that was several months ago and I don’t suppose anyone remembers that now (even those that read it), but this

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Coat to Coast 2009 – Prep

As little as 5 weeks ago I was panicking, I was really quite worried that my level of fitness had deteriorated so much over the winter that I really wasn’t


Walk Report: Attermire Scar

Date: 11th Apr 2009 Stats: 11.0 miles, 2300 feet Weather: Warm and mostly sunny, with no wind Trig Points: 1: TP6033 – Smearsett Scar Wainwrights: N/A Other Info: Parking by


Walk Report: Dovestone Reservoir

Date: 9th Apr 2009 Stats: 11.0 miles, 2200 feet Weather: Cloudy, spots of rain, but no wind to speak of Trig Points: 1: TP0828 – Alphin Pike Wainwrights: N/A Other


Walk Report: Shutlingsloe & Shining Tor

Date: 4th Apr 2009 Stats: 14.0 miles, 3000 feet Weather: Low cloud and mist to begin, warming nicely and clearing as the walk went on Trig Points: 3: TP5970 –