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Day 6 – Middleton in Teesdale to Blanchland

Day 6 – Middleton in Teesdale to Blanchland

Area: North Pennines, Weardale Starting point: Middleton In Teesdale Ending point: Blanchland Date of walk: 13th May 2016 Trails: unmarked paths & road walking Distance: 20.09 miles Difficulty: Moderate – Hard Terrain: Road walking, hills Weather: Cloudy, light rain Today was a test mentally. As I gained height out of Middleton In Teesdale and hit the moorland, visibility was severely reduced due to rain and clouds. The footpath (if you can call it that) was lost pretty quickly and I find myself once again up and over walls….

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Day 5 – Keld to Middleton In Teesdale

Day 5 – Keld to Middleton In Teesdale

Area: Yorkshire Dales & Weardale Starting point: Keld Ending point: Middleton In Teesdale Date of walk: 12th May 2016 Trails: Pennine Way Distance: 21.10 miles Difficulty: Moderate – Hard Terrain: Moorland Weather: Sunny & cloudy     Today has blown me away. For many reasons, this was one of those days where you think could this get any better? and life pleasantly reminds you of the kindness which flows through this world, and the gentle souls who reside on this planet. 7:15am I start the misty uphill slog out…

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