Month: May 2009

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Coast to Coast 2009 – Fundraising

Just a quick note regarding Rob’s fundraising efforts for the C2C walk we just did. I’d promised to include a link to his JustGiving page on a previous post and

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Lyke Wake Walk

I’m quite aware that I’m overdue publishing an account of our Lyke Wake Walk, which immediately followed our Coast to Coast expedition of last week. Let me put the following

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Coast to Coast 2009 – Final Day (11)

Well that’s it then, we’ve done it. I’m posting this from the wifi connection in the Wayfarer in Robin Hood’s Bay. But I’m getting ahead of myself…. One of the

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Coast to Coast 2009 – Phone Signals

I thought it may be useful, especially to those arriving from abroard, to discuss briefly the mobile phone coverage I’ve had over the last few days. Between us, Rob and

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Coast to Coast 2009 – Day 10

A day of contrasts awaited us; bitter, driving, chilling winds across the moors in the morning and lovely sunny wooded walks in the afternoon. Rob has depleted his stock of

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Coast to Coast 2009 – Day 9

Days 8 and 9 reports have been posted from the Lion Inn at Blakey with a single bar on the phone signal so no pictures are available unfortunately. Today was

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Coast to Coast 2009 – Day 8

In a Geordie accent: “Day 8 and the lads wake to the smell of burning Gore Tex Paclite which still pervades the room after the previous nights accident with my

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Coast to Coast 2009 – Day 7

The Kelda brew in Keld Lodge is excellent walking beer, light and refreshing and not too strong, just right in my book. Before I start my report for Day 7,

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Coast to Coast 2009 – Day 6

In a Geordie accent: “Day 6 and the lads are getting a little stir crazy, visions of hot tea and cakes appear at random intervals during the day. The bus

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Coast to Coast – Route Note

Just thought I’d post an interesting note on the route, for anyone walking it this summer. From Sunbiggin Tarn you are now recommended to take the southern route, down the

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Coast to Coast 2009 – Day 5

A nice pint of Hobgoblin in the Kings Arrms in Kirkby Stephen. In a Geordie accent: “Day 5 and the medication levels in the house have risen alarmingly. A strong

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Coast to Coast 2009 – Day 4

Rob relaxes at lunch time in the sun, beside Haweswater Reservior. I’m still a day behind in posts, I’m writing this at the end of day 5 in The Black

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Coast to Coast 2009 – Day 3

I’m struggling to post pictures at the moment as signal strength precludes the large attachments, I will try and add some to later posts. Day 3 started as Day 2

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Coast to Coast 2009 – Day 2

Day 2 started at 4am for me as I was woken by the rain battering against the window of the surprisingly comfortable room in the Shepherds Arms in Ennerdale Bridge.