Had a clear out and found 2 kansas thermal tops in black nowt fancy but somebody might make use of them also got a pair of craghoppers aquadry waterproofs these are more of a lined pant type not over trousers w 36 shortish leg as i'm 6 ft and bit short on me if you want em let me know .
food ,drinks and 1st aid are provided at various checkpoints be carrying only waterproofs and a few bits.The walk is done by hundreds and has been over subscribed the last few years,raises thousands for different causes in the area.
Thanks for all the replies,the terrain is footpaths, roads it's Keswick to Barrow seen some states the next day people not able to walk because of blisters etc,dont want to end up like that. What distance should i be walking in preparation?
Going to try and her to plan a route on it Coniston old man hopefully let her lead the way worth a try,can anyone give advice on a good book or website for map reading and compass use for a novice thanks.
Just emptied my 11 yo school bag and out fell a OS map of the area given as a freebie all the kids in her class got 1, with a guide to map reading good idea and more child friendly stuff at www.mapzone.co.uk .Anybody else had a freebie wondering if it's a nationwide scheme.
Just watched all 3 on c4 catch up,i thought he did well 7 weeks in all i think most people would act like he did and to have spent that time on his own he deserves a pat on the back.Not helped by being illegal to shoot the moose/caribou i think he had a bad press and i say well done mate 99% of...