Category Archives: Walking

Hadrian’s Wall – Day Two

First indications of a wall… Toward the end of day two we finally spotted evidence of the remains of a wall, as described by Trail Trekkers‘ Gary, and just about visible in the centre of this photo – honest!

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Hadrian’s Wall – Day One

After completing the first 1.3 miles of our trek from the start to the first campsite in a sneaky move last night, we set off officially this morning with a pre-walk photo to commemorate the momentous occasion. Don’t we look … Continue reading

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Hadrian’s Wall Route

We have recently discovered where we’ll be staying each night of the trek so can generate a route: View Hadrian’s Wall 2013 in a larger map Only just over a week to go now – I’m very excited!

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A walk in the hills!

If someone were to ask me how my walk was today, I would have to reply ‘hilly!’ After missing the first training walk last month I was keen to get my Trailwalker campaign off to a good start.  Fortunately our … Continue reading

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Maximum knee stability required!

I’ve used a rheo knee to climb mountains and walk incredible distances but never have I appreciated the stability and reassurance it provides more than when out walking carrying the most precious burden of all! It looks like Henry is … Continue reading

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Trailwalker 2013

After the disappointment of failing to finish the one-hundred kilometre Trailwalker challenge earlier this year the nucleus of our original two teams have just signed up to take part in Trailwalker 2013 – I’m very excited! Trailwalker 2012 rankles as it was the … Continue reading

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2nd Anniversary of Kili Summit

This weekend myself and a group of fellow Kilimanjaro veterans gathered to celebrate the second anniversary of our ascent of that magnificent summit.  For our first anniversary it seemed fitting that we replicate the summit experience with a night walk … Continue reading

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Reflections on our Trailwalker failure

It has been a couple of weeks since our two ‘Tobleroner’ teams largely ill fated attempt to complete the sixty-two miles of Trailwalker within the thirty hour time limit was brought to a premature end and I have given our … Continue reading

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Trailwalker is tomorrow!

I’ve met up with half of the Tobleroner’s compliment, we have had our carb-loading  meal and I’m now in bed trying unsuccessfully to sleep.  I won’t see Helen and Henry again until after Trailwalker is over, hopefully at the finish … Continue reading

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Trailwalker Training – Jersey

It is with mixed feelings that I had to decline the opportunity to take part in the Itex-Rotary Walk that circumnavigates Jersey this weekend.  It was always part of our training plan that the round Jersey event would constitute a … Continue reading

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