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Month: February 2016

Healer Aims to survive walk!

Healer Aims to survive walk!

Healer aims to survive walk! lol, bloody hell. The Chad really know to make an article ‘stand out’ Healer aims to survive walk.. What does that mean. To be honest, up until reading this, I didn’t see this walk as much of a challenge, even though I probaly should be… I’ll be kicking myself when I start , and after the first 20 miles I’m saying my feet are hurting, my back hurts and I want to go home. Either…

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Walks and Talks with a friend

Walks and Talks with a friend

Last Monday, I decided to go out and test what gear I had accumulated for my 650 mile hike. It was an interesting 2 days indeed. I met up with an old friend from London. James his name is, and i soon remembered one of James traits was that he can’t keep his mouth shut for more than a few seconds…. The plan was, to head into the peak district. Ashbourne to be precise, walk up the Tissington Trail up…

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Rab Neutrino 200 sleeping bag

Rab Neutrino 200 sleeping bag

I have received this sleeping bag in the post today. I pretty much got an amazing deal. This bag retails for about £200, I got it for £130 through a friend of a friend who works in the industry. I’m extremely grateful for ‘the link’.I currently own a Rab Genesis 2, which I’m more than happy with, but its too heavy, big & perhaps a little to warm for the time of year i’ll be using it. I’m told, the…

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Preperation is key

Preperation is key

‘Preparation is key’   Good input = good output, simple input = simple output. We humans do over complicate things. To put it simply, things needn’t be complicated. However, that doesn’t mean walking butt naked 650 miles with nothing but an umbrella over my head. As I put together a kit list, research various sleeping bags, tents, backpacks and ‘the rest of it’ I can see the overhead costs are slowly adding up. I knew this wasn’t going to be…

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