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Silly Season

And breathe……well, the blog has (yet again) taken the hit as the season has got busier and busier and busier…..but who are we to complain? The sun has been shining, the sky has been blue and hundreds of people have been hitting the hills on events run by or worked on by the awesome team

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KIT REVIEW-OUTXE RUGGED POWER BANK

I don’t do a lot of kit reviews but every now and then I get sent a piece of kit that proves really useful and with expedition season coming up and my ever increasing dependence on technology the Outxe rugged power bank definitely falls into this category. I’ve been using a Juice power bank previously

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A warm weekend

The great thing about working here at Come walk with me UK is the massive diversity of the walks we do and the places we do them in, this past warm weekend however has taken me to two of our favourite places, the Lake District and Snowdonia, surely two of the most beautiful spots in

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All the latest news

It’s certainly getting to the time of year where we are at our busiest and that entails lots of early morning starts, pints of coffee, endless rounds of Popmaster and plenty of miles in the legs. After heading back from three fantastic days in Scotland it was straight down to Northamptonshire for a Bronze D

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West Highland Way part one

The West Highland Way is surely one of the most iconic of the UK’s long distance walking trails and I have been very fortunate in being asked to lead a group on it this Summer with the lovely guys at Thistle Trekking. With this in mind I thought I would enjoy a rareish opportunity to

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Yet another long overdue catch up

I start every year with the very best of intentions when it comes to blogging and yet here we are a long way into the year and it’s a good couple of months since I have managed to provide an update on what has been a great start to the year here at Come walk

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Nepal 2018 with Camps International and King’s Al Barshar

8-15.2.18 In this job I am extremely fortunate that I get to visit far flung corners of the globe and have amazing experiences with some fantastic groups, but of all the countries that I have visited in recent years nowhere has got under my skin like Nepal. Obviously it is an incredibly beautiful country and

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Winter walking in the Cairngorms

1-4.2.18 Walking with; Al There can be few finer outdoor experiences available in the UK than Winter walking in the Cairngorms. These imposing Scottish mountains get more than the Lion’s share of British snow and in addition to the Winter walking there are plenty of snow sport enthusiasts as well as Winter climbers to be

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A walk from Watendlath

25.1.18 Walking with; Martin,Howard and Banksy I first met Martin when we were representatives on the Hill walking committee of the British Mountaineering Council. We hit it off well and Martin set up his business “The Hillwalker” at about the same time as Come walk with me UK was starting to take off so we

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Mountain-The Film

I was lucky enough to find myself at a loose end last week in Manchester on one of the days that the Jennifer Peedom directed documentary “Mountain” was showing at the fantastic “Home” cinema and arts venue. After availing myself on an excellent pizza and glass of wine lunchtime deal I settled into my seat

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