Monthly Archives: January 2011

Not much blogging or walking – but lots of work!

This time of year is always extremely busy for me at work, but 2011 seems more crazy than normal with me working 7 days a week .  The weather in December has put all my customers back a month and … Continue reading

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Snow shoeing up Buckden Pike

Route taken: Buckden car park- Swallow Gill- Buckden Beck- Buckden Lead mine- Memorial Cross- Buckden Pike- Swallow Gill- Buckden car park. After feeling pretty rough over Christmas, I was keen to get out (9th January).  I had originally planned to … Continue reading

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Kahtoola Mountain Snow Shoes

Over the last couple of years, I have found that I have had to abandon, or cut short a number of walks in the winter due to the depth of snow found.  I am sure other people have found walking … Continue reading

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Initial testing of Spot 2 Messenger

I had for some time wrestled with the idea of buying the Spot 2 Messenger, and in the end I realised that I would be investing in peace of mind for my wife when I am out of the hills … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2011

I have been away from my blog for a couple of weeks. Unfortunately I felt pretty rough over the Christmas period and had no energy during this period, so the much awaited Christmas backpack did not materialise. I am now … Continue reading

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