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C2C 2011 Route Planning #2

Grosmont to Blakey Ridge Without being deliberately awkward, there isn’t really an alternative to Wainwright’s route out of Grosmont, to Egton Bridge and beyond, to Glaisdale. Although the map suggests

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C2C 2011 Route Planning #1

As well as walking backwards along the route this year, my plan has always been to walk as many non-standard Wainwright legs as possible, while still maintaining as many of

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C2C 2011 Itinerary Finalised

Another Coast to Coast planning entry – this time just to publish the finalised itinerary and accommodation stops along the route. Sunday June 12th – Robin Hood’s Bay to Grosmont

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C2C 2011 Planning #3 – The Middle

With the Lakes planned and the eastern section sorted, I turn my attention to the middle bit and the final night. From Osmotherly I had the choice to split what

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C2C 2011 Planning #2 – Eastern section

With the four Lake District stops, out of a total of thirteen, pencilled in, I needed to concentrate on the eastern section from Robin Hood’s Bay and points westward. There

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C2C 2011 Planning #1 – The Lakes section

With the path decided on – and the direction of travel – it’s only a matter of deciding on an itinerary, booking the accommodation and getting rid of the belly

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Long Distance Path 2011

It’s that time of year again, the dog-end of the walking calendar – the wet, windy, grey and ‘orrible trough that sits between the halcyon days of summer and the

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What would you write?

That was the question posed by Nick Newcomen after he finished his 30 day trek across the USA – he used a GPS and a car and drove across 30

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Review: Rucksack Reader Coast to Coast Guide

The Coast to Coast guide book market is never going to be an easy market to penetrate, not only are there several guide books already available for Britain’s premier long

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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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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