Tag Archives: sheep

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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A quick jaunt around Moel Famau

For 8 weeks I have been wearing a pedometer clipped to my belt and have been in a “Step Challenge” with 2 work colleagues.  After our first 6-week mini competition I only finished 2nd.  Despite racking up 44,000 steps in … Continue reading

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TGOC2013 – Days 0 & 1 – To Ardrishaig then West a bit …..

Compared with some TGO Challenge start points, Ardrishaig is relatively easy to get to, being on the Campeltown bus route from Glasgow.  There was the obligatory Hen Party on my Friday morning train heading North but they were relatively well-behaved … Continue reading

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