Post Walk Thoughts #2 – General

Posted on May 7th, 2013 by Neil

Whilst I may still add some retrospective detail to my Day 12 (final day) post, not least because I met some inspiring Americans at Intake Farm who deserve a mention, this is intended to be my final new post on this CtoC blog. As such I will try and cover the remainder of my afterthoughts. […]

Post Walk Thoughts #1 – Kit

Posted on May 3rd, 2013 by Neil

I guess the bits of kit which deserved the real plaudits are those which I didn’t really notice, because they simply did their job. For me this list included the P20 Suncream, the Exped Dry Bag (used for my spare clothes), the Rab Hispar Gaiters, all my socks, the Berghuas Ortler Trousers, the Platypus Water […]

CtoC Day 12

Posted on April 30th, 2013 by Neil

Done! POST WALK UPDATE: Whilst there’s an awful lot I know I’d do differently next time with respect to the format and content of a blog, with this sole exception, I don’t intend to go back and add further detail to my posts from the walk itself. It just feels more honest to leave them original […]

CtoC Day 11

Posted on April 30th, 2013 by Neil

The Lion Inn to Intake Farm (Littlebeck). 18 miles. I did briefly meet two fellow Coasters at breakfast – it only occurred to me afterwards that they might be the brothers-in-law mentioned in one of Stuart’s comments? I have enjoyed today hugely. The terrain suited me perfectly: the first few miles along open moorland were […]

CtoC Day 10

Posted on April 30th, 2013 by Neil

Today’s belated summary, Ingleby Cross to the Lion Inn: breakfast; said goodbye to the family; walked; up, down, up, down, up, down, up; nearly blown over; down; lunch; walked; fell over; walked; up, down, up; phew a level bit; rained; arrived; pint; bath; food; pint; phone calls; thought about blogging; but slept. 21 miles done. […]