Category Archive: All Walks

May 26 2012

Walk 50: Trailtrekker 2012 – Sherpa G-String

5.30pm Friday soon comes around and it’s time to head for Skipton. A quick stop at Beaky’s to pick up the mini bus and then over to Dave & Leanne’s, then Skipton here we come!

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May 26 2012

Walk 50: Trailtrekker 2012 – Wu Tang

To be honest, this sounds as though it’s going to be a very negative write up and it won’t be – I can assure you of that, but this event has taken over my life for the last 6 months and to be honest, I am quite drained by it…

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May 26 2012

Walk 50: Trailtrekker 2012 – The Flying Stick

As I threw my rucksack into the boot and climbed aboard the transit van on Friday night I realised this was going to be a major test, and it was with trepidation that I arrived at the travel lodge in Skipton. I still remembered how hard I found the 40 mile section we did a month before…

May 26 2012

Walk 50: Trailtrekker 2012 – Beaky

Well Sir Edmund had come up with the idea, or so I thought (but it turned out to be G!), of walking the Oxfam Trailtrekker 2012. My initial thoughts to be honest, when sat in the confines of The Greyhound, on a cosy January evening, with a considered approach, were that it all seemed like a bit of a doddle really…

May 26 2012

Walk 50: Trailtrekker 2012 – Sir Edmund

For the week before Trailtrekker I found my mood changing from one of optimism and confidence to one of worry or in truth probably scared. It didn’t mean to say I didn’t think it was possible but as the day approached the enormity of the task was impossible to avoid and everything began to become crystal clear…