Month: February 2012

All February 2012 Posts

Gear

Trailblazer Ridgeway Guide 3rd ED

Earlier this week I received a review copy of the latest edition of Trailblazer’s Guide Book to The Ridgeway. This is due for national release on 27th Feb and should

Long Distance Paths

A Really Big Trek?

I’ve no idea how I missed this first time round, but I just caught an episode of Himalaya with Michael Palin and some of the walking looks absolutely incredible. Now

Gear

New Boots.. Again!

I seem to have written about new boots several times (and several times too many) over the past two or three years and here I am again, publishing the fact

Gear

Failed! Salomon Mission GTX Boots

I’m beginning to despair of ever finding a pair of reliable, long-lasting, lightweight boots for the hills. The list of boots I’ve had in the last three or four years

Gear

Review: Skye Walking Books

As mentioned in an earlier post, I’ve recently purchased a couple of books with walks on the Isle of Skye. I’m hoping to do some hill bagging in the second

Long Distance Paths

Skye Trail 2012–Planning #1

January has come and gone and I’m now about 12 weeks away from starting the Skye Trail. I’ve been really busy this last month though – losing weight and getting