Category Archives: Walking

Back out in the hills!

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

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First Outing of the Year

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

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Trailwalker – One Week Later

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

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Trailwalker Success!

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

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Trailwalker 2013 Route

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

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Hadrian’s Wall Trek – A Magnificent Effort!

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

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Hadrian’s Wall – Day Six

After a long day walking we’ve made it to the finish in time for Helen to get her train – magnificent effort!

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Hadrian’s Wall – Day Five

The major hills are behind us and we’re beginning to see signs (literally!) that the end of the trek is approaching:

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Hadrian’s Wall – Day Four

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:

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Hadrian’s Wall – Day Three

We’ve found some wall! Day three and our first actual bit of recognisable wall – we got quite excited!

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