Monthly Archives: June 2011

Quick update – A glorious walk and kit tested!

So, with summer finally here (albeit it for a day before the rain returned) I managed to get out again for another day walk. I will give a full account when I have recovered! Needless to say that I struggled … Continue reading

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Here comes the sun…..

So, . summer is finally here? Maybe, maybe not. The forecast for tomorrow is glorious so I’m off for a wander in the morning which means an early start and the usual quandry of where to go. I think I … Continue reading

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Keen A86 Trail Runner shoes – a first impression

Having read about Steven Horner’s experiences with the Keen A86 TR’s (sounds like a dual carriageway) I was (ahem) keen to see if they were as good as I thought they would be. I had a pair turn up in … Continue reading

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Rucksack quandry….

I am currently looking for something just a little bit bigger than the OMM 32L classic rucksack for long weekends or lightweight winter trips. The 32L is starting to get a bit worn and tired and sometimes I try to … Continue reading

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Pen y Fan – a circular walk revisited

Normally you will find me walking and camping throughout the Brecon Beacons but with a heavy bias towards the eastern section (Black Mountains) or the West (Black Mountain!). This weekend saw me doing the Central Brecon Beacons and Pen y … Continue reading

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MYOG – its inevitable, isnt it?

Having been out and about much more this year (so far) than last year, I find that I have also experienced a wider variety of conditions, distances and types of trips. . So what? . Well, I am starting to find limitations on … Continue reading

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