Tag: c2c 2009

All c2c 2009 Posts

Final Thoughts

I don’t really have a lot to add to the journal this time. Other than to say I didn’t enjoy this walk as much as I have my previous long

C2C 2009: Day Eleven

9th May 2009 – Lion Inn to Robin Hood’s Bay – 12 miles Well that’s it then, we’ve done it. I’m posting this from the Wi-Fi connection in the Wayfarer

C2C 2009: Day Ten

8th May 2009 – Lion Inn to Littlebeck – 17 miles A day of contrasts awaited us; bitter, driving, chilling winds across the moors in the morning and lovely sunny

C2C 2009: Day Nine

7th May 2009 – Osmortherley to Lion Inn – 20 miles Days 8 and 9 reports have been posted from the Lion Inn at Blakey with a single bar on

C2C 2009: Day Eight

6th May 2009 – Richmond to Osmotherley – 25 miles In a Geordie accent: “Day 8 and the lads wake to the smell of burning Gore Tex Paclite which still

C2C 2009: Day Seven

5th May 2009 – Keld to Richmond – 21.5 miles In the photo: The Kelda brew in Keld Lodge is excellent walking beer, light and refreshing and not too strong,

C2C 2009: Day Six

4th May 2009 – Kirkby Stephen to Keld – 12 miles In a Geordie accent: “Day 6 and the lads are getting a little stir crazy, visions of hot tea

C2C 2009: Day Five

3rd May 2009 – Shap to Kirkby Stephen – 19.5 miles In a Geordie accent: “Day 5 and the medication levels in the house have risen alarmingly. A strong smell

C2C 2009: Day Four

2nd May 2009 – Patterdale to Shap – 16 miles In the photo, Rob relaxes at lunch time in the sun, beside Haweswater Reservior. I’m still a day behind in

C2C 2009: Day Three

1st May 2009 – Stonethwaite to Patterdale – 12.5 miles I’m struggling to post pictures at the moment as signal strength precludes the large attachments, I will try and add

C2C 2009: Day Two

30th April 2009 – Ennerdale Bridge to Stonethwaite – 15.5 miles Day 2 started at 4am for me as I was woken by the rain battering against the window of

C2C 2009: Day One

29th April 2009 – St. Bees to Ennerdale Bridge – 18 miles Weather was mostly in our favour today althought the wind was pretty savage at times and the temperature

C2C 2009: Day Zero

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

Preparation

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

Coast to Coast 2009

Introduction This is the story of my second journey along Wainwright’s definitive British footpath – the Coast to Coast. I had walked it previously in May 2006 – walking alone