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West Highland Way with my 12 year old

West Highland Way with my 12 year old


by CraigD53 » Sat Aug 19, 2017 6:28 pm

Route description: West Highland Way

Date walked: 03/08/2017

Time taken: 8 days

Distance: 150 km

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Re: West Highland Way with my 12 year old

Postby nick70 » Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:31 pm

There isn't anything really I can add to what others have said. A truly, amazing, inspiring and uplifting account. Massive congrats to Jack, you must be immensely proud of him. The one thing I find most amazing above all, is that it wasn't something that you coerced him in to, rather it was him asking you to do it with him.

Once again, an excellent account. I look forward to watching the videos :clap: :clap:
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Re: West Highland Way with my 12 year old

Postby chrisw66 » Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:56 pm

Great report. This brought back so many memories for me and of the 2 occasions I walked the way with my sons when they reached their respective teens. My youngest son had Wi-Fi withdrawal to start with on his walk, but all was soon forgotten. As young adults they still talk about the great time they had, I’m sure your son will feel the same. I’m off to do it again next month with the Mrs (it has taken a long time to convince her) she has tackled most of the Pentland hills(she’s a Penicuik lass) and a couple of Munros so I’m convinced she will love our trip. I might do a wee report myself :lol:
Thanks again for the read
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