Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Little White Bus

No – not  the latest in children’s books, but a brand new bus service which I used recently to take me from Hardraw to Garsdale  Railway Station.  The Little White Bus is operated by the Upper Wensleydale Community Partnership linking … Continue reading

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Gear List for recent Pennine Way walk (4 days)

Here is a copy of my gear list that I took on my recent trip on the Pennine Way. Total weight with food was 10.6 kg (23 .3 lbs) and excluding food for 4 days and 3 nights was 8.8 … Continue reading

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Re-vamped TGO magazine

July’s edition of the TGO came through the letterbox the other day.  What a difference in design and layout.  The magazine has gone very much up – market in my opinion and reminds me of the Geographical Magazine – the … Continue reading

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Further issues with the POE Peak Elite AC sleeping mat

I have had further problems with my mat during my recent trip on the Pennine Way. I previously posted that the mat sprung a leak on the third night of use, which I subsequently repaired.  The second night of this … Continue reading

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Back from walking the Pennine Way – Gargrave to Hardraw

I am back this afternoon from walking the section of the Pennine Way from Gargrave to Hardraw near Hawes.   Weather was a mixed bag from brilliant hot sunshine on Friday to 5 hours of heavy incessant rain and high winds … Continue reading

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Off for 4 days walking – as a section hiker !

I am off walking tomorrow for 4 days in the Dales doing the stretch of the Pennine Way from Gargrave to Hawes/Hardraw.   I am going by train, which I try to do as much as possible when walking these … Continue reading

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