Category: Long Distance Paths


"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...


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...


Skye Trail Blogs – falling behind

I’m falling behind in my updates. It doesn’t help that I can only send updates from the pub in Portree, as that seems to have the most reliable WiFi signal. I’ve just posted some photo updates, but the written blogs are still WIP I’m afraid. I have a shorter day...