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12°C, some sun, some drizzle. Second day for my Gold groups, and it’s quite a long one. One had to be withdrawn by the first checkpoint, she had a knee injury. I tried lending a neoprene support but it didn’t work. The rest rest her group tried to pick up…
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12C, dry and mostly sunny. After a sharp climb, the groups get themselves onto the Pennine Way on kinder. We hiked up to man the checkpoint on a col near a crash-site. Both groups were later than we expected, but were happy enough.​ A nice day for us,…
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12°C, white cloud start, rain later. Gold Acclimatisation and Training day: walked a circuit on Kinder Scout to train this group since they didn’t pass their first practice expedition. Below, under “more” is a copy of their feedback I wrote to them in…
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10°C, rain most of the day. Milky mist with some patches of sun. Corryhully bothy is ideal for this route. In effect, I went straight out this morning onto the hill. Nevertheless, two hours went by before I reached the first summit. At only 6°C up there,…
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13°C down to 10°, sunshine and showers Corryhully bothy is in the Glenfinan estate. After a casual day recovering from the Mamores, I needed somewhere dry to relax. This is ideal, it has facilities that no other bothy has. It’s known as ‘the electric…
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12°C, dry white cloud to start, rain after about 3pm. Walk along The West Highlands Way for a short while before taking a wet turning north. Onto a bealach that connects two of the horseshoe’s summits. The route up the Glen issues soggy but with…
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16°C, some showers, some sun. Mostly grey. I hiked with MapMyRide+! Distance: 13.53km, time: 03:34:10, pace: 15:50min/km, speed: 3.79km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2412514553 With Carl and Chris to practice nav. techniques. My GPX track does not…
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I hiked with a light pack with MapMyRide+! Distance: 12.31km, time: 02:04:53, pace: 10:09min/km, speed: 5.91km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2351290559 stopwatch says 3H 15m,  the gps page over 3 hours. Maybe the terrain interfered with the signal…
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28°C, still and bright sun I hiked with MapMyRide+! Distance: 5.88km, time: 01:00:07, pace: 10:14min/km, speed: 5.86km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2357750897 Drove to the panoramic to walk up to the ruined village. It only took 17′ to get there. From…
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30°C, light wind, 0 cloud. mountain day in the Corsican mountains. 14h 28m starting from Refuge de Bonifatio. Anyway, the mountain. Every mountain has a character. This one has tricky scrambling near the summit with a few sides with exposure.  The Ridge…
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