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TGOC2014 – A few last minute gear and food thoughts

Thanks to the 4-day weekend, I managed to squeeze in a 3-day/2-night walk and camp in the Berwyns with the aims of 1) walking a long way with a heavy weight on my back, and 2) trying out a few … Continue reading

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Scrabbly scree and soggy Synges

I’d been looking forward to my between-Xmas-and-New-Year trip to the Lakes for ages and I wasn’t going to let a stormy weather forecast put me off. “Localised flooding”?  Well, yeah, that’s why they have lakes there. Arriving at Wasdale Head … Continue reading

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Changing gear (1)

As this year’s TGO Challenge comes into view [only 13 weeks, apparently] I’m starting to think about whether I need to change any of my gear.  Some changes have been forced on me – my 6 year old Rohan trousers … Continue reading

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Rucksack, tent, spreadsheet?!

I feel like I’m the only TGO Challenger who hasn’t published a complete gramme-by-gramme kit list.  To be honest, I’d love to have the time to do this [Oh dear, did I say that out loud?] but you’ll just have … Continue reading

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