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Day 1 of hiking the North Wales Pilgrim’s Way

Friday, 23rd July 2021 Today Stuart (@LoneWalkerUK) and I started section hiking the North Wales Pilgrim’s Way. It’s a different kind of trail to what we’d normally hike insomuch as I chose this particular route. Normally I’m happy for Stuart to decide where we go, however I’d wanted somewhere other than the Yorkshire Dales (Stuart’s […]

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Cape Wrath…Here I Come!

At 6am tomorrow (Thursday 23rd May) I’ll be setting off for my long awaited Cape Wrath Trail adventure. It’s been 9 years since I decided to hike this trail and finally the day has (almost) arrived! Here’s a short update of kit etc… I will be driving to Kinlochewe first to pick up Stuart, who’s […]

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Cape Wrath Trail 2019: Initial thoughts – Trepidation? Why?

It’s been 9 years since I first decided I wanted to hike the Cape Wrath Trail (CWT) – one of the (allegedly) toughest long distance paths in the UK. In fact I wrote a blog post entitled Why I’m back(pack)ing the Cape Wrath Trail over 3 years ago detailing reasons why I wanted to hike […]

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Why I’m back(pack)ing the Cape Wrath Trail.

I’ve been backpacking for over 30 years now and walked half of the Pennine Way when I was just 15 years old. I have since walked many of England’s long distance trails as well as hiked in Europe over the years, but have done little backpacking in Scotland. I am now looking for more challenging […]

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Gordale Scar to Malham Tarn in Video

On July 25th 2015 Stuart Greig (aka @LoneWalkerUK) and I went for a walk around Gordale Scar and Malham Tarn in the Yorkshire Dales. Instead of me writing about it I thought I would create a video of the walk instead. Enjoy! It was a glorious day and we enjoyed our walk immensely. You can […]

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Standedge to Mankinholes: Day 3 of my 50th Anniversary #PennineWay hike

Date: Saturday¬†24 May 2015 Standedge to Mankinholes. Approx 15 miles.     What a difference a night makes! Only a few hours before I had been sitting with Silka¬†and Annette outside The Carriage House enjoying drinks in the sunshine and here I am the following morning taking a picture of these two delightful ladies in […]

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Torside to Standedge: Day 2 of my 50th anniversary #pennineway hike

Date: Friday 23 May 2015 Torside to Standedge. Approx 16 miles.   “Are you @PilgrimChris?“ These were the words that greeted me as I sat eating a full English breakfast at Torside Old House B&B this morning. It isn’t the first time I have been approached with this question – my Twitter account is very […]