Penine Way North to South

Date walked: 24/11/2018

Time taken: 21 days

Distance: 429km

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As my grandson in Manchester was twelve in Sept i thought i would surprise him and turn up on his birthday. So i decided to walk down the Penine Way.I caught the bus to Kelso across from where i live and then the bus to Kirk Yethom. When i got there i had my photo taken at the Border Hotel. Its a hard walk out of Kirk Yethom on the narrow road to Halterburnhead then up to Pipers Faulds Settlement.I took a wrong path here but it was lucky as i came to a stream so i was able to make my tea. I then went up to the right path it was a long climb up over The Schil at 601mtrs it was very windy and i had to fight to stay on the path and i finally made it to the Mountain Refuge Hut. There were two guys there one was inside and one camping as it was raining i was going to stay inside but when i went out the rain had stopped so i pitched my tent. the wind was so strong the walls of the tent were hitting me in the face. When the rain stopped i went out and secured the tent with a guy rope i had attached to the main pole and after that i got to sleep.

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Penine Way Part 5

Attachment(s) Date walked: 09/11/2018
Comments: 1
Views: 990

Penine Way Part 3

Attachment(s) Date walked: 06/11/2018
Views: 750

Penine Part 4

Attachment(s) Date walked: 06/11/2018
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Penine Way Part 2

Attachment(s) Date walked: 04/11/2018
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Attachment(s) Date walked: 10/08/2018
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Attachment(s) Date walked: 12/06/2018
Distance: 90km
Ascent: 1662m
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Pentland Hills

Date walked: 24/02/2018
Distance: 17km
Ascent: 820m
Views: 860


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Location: Dalkeith
Occupation: Retired
Interests: Reading
Activity: Mountaineer
Pub: none
Mountain: Ladhar Bienne
Place: Knoydart
Gear: Platipus
Member: MBA Mountineering ass
Camera: canon m10
Ideal day out: walking in the pentland hills
Ambition: PW now done it
Munro rounds: 16

Munros: 18
Corbetts: 2
Fionas: 5
Donalds: 3
Wainwrights: 3
Hewitts: 4
Sub 2000: 16
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