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Our favourite mountains-Chapter four-Half Dome

The view of Half Dome from Glacier Point has to be one of the most iconic views in America, a country of big landscapes. Below you the floor of the Yosemite valley stretches into the distance, a scene of rock, river and forest that seems to hark back to frontier times. Dominating the scene is

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Our favourite walks- Kinder Edges (for Thistle Trekking)

Thistle Trekking have been a great partner to us here at Come walk with me UK and I have led/supported on three of their West Highland Ways. Covid 19 has put pay to any plans we had to work together in 2020 but Davey has been busy updating their website and has asked for a

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Healey Dell and Rooley Moor

I have mentioned it already but one of the unexpected bonuses of the Covid 19 crisis has been that it has forced us to look at alternatives to tried and tested favourites. The reality is that if I had a free weekend and the sun was shining and I fancied a walk it’s likely I’d

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Stretching the legs

I don’t know about anybody else but here at Come walk with me UK we have been starting to develop signs of Cabin Fever lately. It’s not that we haven’t enjoyed some fantastic local walks, we have discovered a lot of beautiful places on our doorstep, but lately the urge to spread our wings a

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Our favourite mountains-Chapter 3-Machhupachare

It might seem strange to choose a mountain that has never officially been climbed as one of our favourites, but, for me, this little added mystique makes this spectacular mountain all the more worthy of inclusion in our favourites list. Machhapuchare, which is also more popularly known as The Fishtail Mountain because of it’s distinctive

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Our favourite mountains-Chapter two-Kinder Scout

Okay, so first things first, it’s probably not really a mountain, but it is certainly a significant piece of British upland and it’s not just one of our favourite mountains but one of our favourite places in the whole world! A bold statement to be sure, but it’s not only a magnificently wild landscape in

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Our Favourite Mountains- Chapter one-Snowdon

We are aiming to make the most of the Covid 19 lockdown by keeping you inspired with words and images and we are kicking this off with the first in a series of essays about some of our favourite peaks. The order they appear isn’t a ranking and hopefully after reading about them you will

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Nepal with Camps International and DBS JP

I first went to Nepal a couple of years ago and I instantly fell in love with both the beauty of the country and the kindness of the people, it now ranks alongside New Zealand as my favourite place to visit so I was delighted when Camps International offered me the opportunity to visit again

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North Wales walks

The weekend that Storm Ciara decided to pay a visit was the week we decided to head to North Wales to scope out a few new routes for clients who wanted something different from Snowdonia. Over the course of the weekend we got thoroughly wind blasted and witnessed flooding and torrential rain but also managed

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Mount Elgon with Tribal Tracks and 40tude

Sometimes I feel incredibly lucky to do the job I do, not just because I get to visit some fantastic places but because I get involved with some amazing and inspiring people. 40tude are a charity working towards finding a cure for colon cancer and it was my pleasure to lead a group of fundraisers

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