Tag Archive: dales

Jul 29 2012

Walk 52: Short & (S)Weet

Calton & The Weets from Airton: Our first walk after Trailtrekker had been a relaxed affair, but one which was very satisfying in many ways. Just to be out and about was great and the fact we were back in the swing of things fantastic. Today we were returning to the Yorkshire Dales for a little stroll from Airton.

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…