Category Archives: Walking
Back out in the hills for the first time in a long while and I had the pleasure of four other amputees for company! Two old friends, two new friends and myself gathered for a walk in the countryside to … Continue reading
It’s been a pretty barren winter for me from a walking perspective – my crampons are likely to remain unused. I’ve had various day walks planned but for various personal reasons have had to pull out. Fortunately Scouting has come … Continue reading
A week after Trailwalker and I’m happy to report that I have retained three of my remaining five toenails! My only flesh and blood foot, which is obviously very precious to me, is still something of a mess. Not only … Continue reading
We did it! Over the weekend ‘The Milky Bar Kids’ negotiated the tough 100km of Trailwalker in a magnificent time of 25 hours 55 minutes. As I crossed the finish line, to be met by Helen, Henry and friends, I … Continue reading
Here it is: View Trailwalker 2013 in a larger map Only 100km to walk this weekend in less than thirty hours and we’ll be legends! Prior to ITAP I would have paid the price for walking 10km, now my biggest … Continue reading
After a magnificent effort by all concerned I am pleased to confirm a successful conclusion to our trek along Hadrian’s Wall. My usual instinct when it comes to reporting the outcome of adventures is simply to describe what happened on … Continue reading
After a long day walking we’ve made it to the finish in time for Helen to get her train – magnificent effort!
The major hills are behind us and we’re beginning to see signs (literally!) that the end of the trek is approaching:
Early on today we reached the highest point of our walk: Then later got the chance to look back on our route – one of the UK’s best views:
We’ve found some wall! Day three and our first actual bit of recognisable wall – we got quite excited!