Packing for a Charity Walk

Some idea of the items I usually carry on a day-long charity walk. Food for thought. You do not need all of this or backpack as large as mine!

Having just completed the full thrity-mile long Mendip Challenge walk for the seventh year, I thought it might be worthwhile to write about some of the items and pack and carry with me, having already written about this walk itself.

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West Mendip Way: Shipham to Draycott

My third walk in this series, following the West Mendip Way from west to east.

Monday 10th May 2021

This would be my third walk in following and documenting the West Mendip Way, with one more journey to follow. Another circular loop in the region of fifteen miles, so that I could get back to my car.

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Plans for 2021?

Identifying achieveable plans for the remainder of 2021, post-lockdown.

By the time you read this, England should be free from the shackles of its third Lockdown. Some restrictions will remain. But we’ll also have slightly more freedom to meet with others and explore. I feel as though planning (dare I say it) for the rest of the year may be a feasible thought.

In January, I wrote of my Intentions for 2021 and I recently made a YouTube video talking briefly of my three ideas. This will be a more refined edition of the other post and I’ve narrowed it down to three particular goals.

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Montane Yupik 50: First Look

As I’ll be walking the South Downs Way in one month’s time and, having learned a few lessons along The Ridgeway last year, I’ve acted upon the decision to downsize from a 65 litre rucksack.

I’ve purchased the Montane Yupik 50 – a 50 litre pack that I’d been coveting for a while. In this post, I’ll share my initial thoughts with an overview. Prior to the purchase, I could find very little information available online.

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