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Long Distance Paths

Dales Tip-to-Tip – Day 3

28th August 2022: Kettlewell to Yockenthwaite – 8.5m We had another lazy morning and I enjoyed just taking time over the daily routine, rather than rushing to get an early

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Dales Tip-to-Tip – Day 2

27th August 2022: Burnsall Bridge to Kettlewell – 9.8m I’m beginning to think this walk may be cursed! It was supposed to be an 8-day walk carried out over 3x

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Yoredale Way 2022 – Day 5

7th August 2022 – Ripon to Boroughbridge – 8.8m Typically, the one day this week I actually felt like I could have had a lie in, I kinda needed to

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Yoredale Way 2022 – Day 4

6th August 2022 – Masham to Ripon – 14.6m Well that was quite a tough day, although to be fair I made it tougher than it should have been. I’m

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Yoredale Way 2022 – Day 3

5th August 2022 – Middleham to Masham – 11.1m As a couple of people suggested yesterday, a good night’s sleep worked wonders for me. I woke feeling a bit more

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Yoredale Way 2022 – Day 2

4th August 2022 – Askrigg to Middleham – 14.2m I feel completely done-in! I’m sitting in the Richard III in Middleham after having walked the 14.5 miles from Askrigg, had

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Yoredale Way 2022 – Day 1

3rd August 2022 – Garsdale Head to Askrigg – 11.9m I’m feeling knackered right now and it’s not even 9am, furthermore I’ve not even started walking yet! I don’t think

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Yoredale Way 2022 – Day 0

2nd August 2022 – Home to Garsdale Head It was absolutely lashing it down when I left the house this morning. I’d planned to leave about 8am, but when the

Gear

Memory Map User Guide Pt. 8

Memory Map for All (Android Phone) You can find the previous part of this guide here: Part 7: Working with the Mobile Version Part 8, the latest part of this

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Dales Tip-to-Tip – Day 1

2nd July 2022: Ellishaw Hill to Burnsall Bridge – 10.1m Regular readers may remember a post from the back end of last year where I planned a ‘Dales Adventure‘ –

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Speyside Way – Day 7

20th May 2022: Kincraig to Newtonmore – 13.5 miles I met another of my fellow guests last night as I was putting a bottle of water in the little communal

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Speyside Way – Day 6

19th May 2022: Boat of Garten to Kincraig – 13 miles It seems I jumped to premature (and incorrect) conclusions last night, and in my grump I bundled Fraoch Lodge

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Speyside Way – Day 5

18th May 2022: Grantown to Boat of Garten – 11 miles The Ben Mhor Hotel is cheap. It’s £42.50 for a single en-suite room, so almost half the price of

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Speyside Way – Day 4

17th May 2022: Cragganmore to Grantown – 15 miles Day 4 on a long distance walk is when stuff begins to hurt. I’ve done plenty of two day walks this

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Speyside Way – Day 3

16th May 2022: Dufftown to Cragganmore – 15 miles I imagine today’s walk report is going to be quite short. Despite the route only being a couple of miles short

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Speyside Way – Day 2

15th May 2022: Fochabers to Dufftown – 17.5 miles I have the full set, all nine of them: 10, 11, 12, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6. I remember

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Speyside Way – Day 1

14th May 2022: Buckie to Fochabers – 11 miles Oh my goodness, I’m in post-walk heaven! I’ve had one of the best showers I’ve ever experienced outside my own home,

Gear

Memory Map for All

Regular readers will know I have something of a love-hate relationship with Memory Map software. I absolutely love the Windows desktop app, it probably gets used most days and it’s