Author Archives: Judith

TGOC18 Days 11 to 13. The end.

I knew that Tuesday and Wednesday could be hard work. Mostly road walking with only the occasional farm track to break up the monotony and ease the pounding on the feet. BBC Radio 4 distract me. I also set … Continue reading

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TGOC18 Days 7 to 10

I knew that there were a few Challengers in Carrbridge and, in the morning, I caught up with them. This crossing has been much more sociable than usual for me. There was a small Challenge get-together at Boat of Garden. … Continue reading

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TGOC18 Days 1 to 6

I realise I have a few blog followers who aren’t on Twitter so won’t have heard anything from my TGO Challenge trip this year. I’ve had very little internet access so far but I think that will improve now I’ve … Continue reading

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Bivvying for softies in the Carneddau (or somewhere near there)

What I needed for this trip was no rain.  My Paramo Velez smock’s pocket zip is broken so I was wearing my Montane smock for this trip and it is not waterproof.  Saturday’s forecast looked drier than Friday’s so I … Continue reading

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Mobile Solar Chargers 6W Compact USB 5V/1A folding solar panel charger – First look

I go into the mountains to get away from the daily humdrum of work, decisions, and technology.  What could be more relaxing than camping under the stars miles from civilisation? When I first starting wild camping, I remember a mild … Continue reading

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Anglezarke Amble Challenge Walk – 2018

I’ve been a member of the Long Distance Walkers Association (LDWA) for a few years.  I joined after JJ invited me on a couple of walks, both Social and “Challenge”.  The Challenge walks typically have a short and long course … Continue reading

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A snowy tarp camp in the Peak District

I do like camping in cold weather.  With the right clothes, gear and shelter a wintry camp is very refreshing and much more pleasant than camping in the damp weather we get so much of in the later months of … Continue reading

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