Thursday, 19 October 2006

Another one found (blogger that is)

Another U.K blogger has appeared on the scene.

This time it's Alan Sloman's Big Walk

Alan will be setting off in March '07 to walk from Land's End to John O'Groats; some 1600 miles!


  1. Anonymous9:22 pm

    Hi George

    It's good to meet you. How on earth did youfind me so quickly? its only been a a very short while - so - top marks to you Sir!
    I shall call in regualrly to see how you are getting on.

    All the best

  2. Hi George,
    Alan's walk is going to be compulsive reading over the next few months. I see you've got a Peewiglet and Andy's excellent sites as links. I'm another of those mad TGO Challengers. Have you ever thought about coming along? Not only is it a great way to utilize your digital map system but you also get to meet a load of people as crazy as you are! The great thing is that you chose your own route, you can go high or low,walk fast or slow, seek solitude or company. Beware though its addictive. Alan has done no less than 11 crossings! (I've meerly done 4)
    My 2006 account is at
    If you look on the TGO challenge message board you'll find quite a few other accounts as well.

  3. Hi Ali

    I have thought about doing the TGOC, I even filled out the form for next year but I`m not should if I could walk for two weeks :(

    So I didn't send the form off :(

    I think I need to get another short-ish long distance walk in first. :)

  4. Go for it George. If you can do a 3 or 4 day walk, you'll be fine on the Challenge as most people find it gets easier after the first few days. A lot of people also build in a rest day - quite often a hangover day if in Braemar! - to recharge the batteries. The great thing about the Challenge is that if you have a bad day there will always be someone arround to offer moral support.
    Make you first route a low one then if your feeling good you will always find someone to go up a hill or two with you.
    Hopefully I'll be back on in 2008. Hope to see you there.