Has anyone read the book mentioned in the title? I would like to buy a copy of the book but at the price it would be beneficial to know if it is recommended.
If the homestead is the wrong location please move this post (I was Swithering between here and other chatter)
Thanks everyone, I am going to carry a 1-1/2 person tent and and enough water/food and fuel for a 3 day trip, as I can go to a shop to get snacks etc along route ( as I type there is snow falling). Input has helped a lot, previous to this I was planning everything I needed from A to B.
I'm intending on walking the Speyside way (South to North) on the third week in April. I have never done a long distance walk before and would appreciate any info anyone has about this walk or undertaking a long distance walk. I will be walking on my own and am intending taking a...
Good post Shewie,
I think a lot of the replies show that many people dont follow the highway code or mandatory rules of the road. It will not ease your frustration but we had relations over from Oz and they were impressed how most drivers always went back to the left lane after overtaking.
There is a display in the museum in Dornoch that tells the story.
"Sigurd the Mighty (circa 900) - Sigurd Eysteinsson was a Viking noble who was a leader of the Viking occupation of northern Scotland. He was involved in some sort of conflict with a local chieftain named Mael Brigte the...
I've got a half weekend free (Sat afternoon and all Sunday) I want to go wild camping and have a walk.
I am thinking about Glenmore, Rothiemurchus area. I think the munros might be a bit hardcore for me at this time of year (I have no ice axe, crampons etc).
Any ideas where I...
Good post with common sense, I agree that it is worth knowing the layout of a personal first aid kit. Similar oops moment to your own left me needing to slow a leak on my finger in the dark. The FAK was close by (I was good and set it in entrance to my tent) but once I had it and opened my kit I...
Lithril do you get bitten by midges ?, In our family midges dont seem to like me but they bring my wife and youngest out in lumps. If like me and they dont like you all I use is a midge net on my head to stop me itching, If they like you all I can say is the products already recommended.
Thanks CBJ for organizing this,thoughly enjoyed my time at the meet. From the skills learnt the kids lit the fire this evening with liquid resin, a bit of twisted grass (from the back pocket of my trousers found just before wifey chucked them in the washing machine) and a few feather sticks...
I'm thinking the other way, Son and I seem to have got all we can think of into a 65 and a 35 litre pack (excluding water and seats)(ooh and also excluding crisps and choccie bars) we must have missed something.
For firewood is there enough dead standing wood for all or should I pick up a bag...