Trek from Calander to the Crannog

Eric_Methven

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I've just watched Julia Bradbery doing one of her railway walks from Calander to Kilin on Loch Tay (twenty odd miles) and it looked brilliant. I can't do mountains any more (arthritic knees) and the relatively flat disused railway routes seem more doable for me these days.

I was thinking of doing it over a couple of days with an overnight camp along the way, and in some sort of period kit, using only period equipment and eating period food.

I was thinking it might be a good shake down experience to see if it works, then tackling one of the drover roads at a later date.

Cameron (my grandson) and I will be doing it early next year. Anybody care to join us? We could arrange it so we end up at the Crannog. I was thinking 17th/18th century trad Scottish kit but it's fluid and just at the ideas stage. Input and suggestions welcome.

Eric
 

Shewie

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I walked most of the route a couple of weeks ago Eric with the wife, cracking part of the country. I`d love to join you mate but I can`t bring myself to forfeit my modern clothes and comforts. It`s very steady walking so the knees should be up to it.

http://www.bushcraftuk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=35285

Don`t suppose you know if it`s on telly again do you Eric ?

Good luck with the trip