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Getting ready for walking in winter

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One of the great things about walking is that it can be enjoyed at any time of the year. Pity the poor skiers, waiting for the snow to arrive, or the sailors hauling their boats out of the water at...

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Mountain and hill walking

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  If you’re walking in mountainous regions, like North Wales, the Lake District or the Scottish Highlands, be prepared for more challenging weather - especially in winter. It is important to be properly equipped as conditions can vary dramatically from valley...

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Going the distance

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Sunday 8 December 2019 was a momentous day. Not only did I join my 200th walk with Cleeve Ramblers, I also passed a personal landmark – walking a total of 20,000 miles since joining the Ramblers ten years ago. When...

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Problem Reporting

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It's worth reporting problems: Before & After - this fallen tree in High Park Wood, Great Gaddesden was cleared the day after it was reported.......   This page gives information on how to report footpath problems in our Area.  It contains general information...

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Masterclass: solo walking

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There’s a special freedom in walking on your own and being at one with nature, but solo walkers need to be aware of the practicalities.   By Andrew McCloy At the Ramblers, we know only too well that walking is a highly...

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Time for an adventure!

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The outdoors is a great setting for adventures. You don’t have to act like Bear Grylls to get a thrill from stepping outside your usual comfort zone, and into the unknown. Swapping the daily routine for a night spent wild...

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Winter walking

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I'm a child of the summer, and as such, I was always yearning for long golden days and the feeling of heat soaking into my skin. Winter was a time to dread: painful dragging months, which had to be borne...

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My Perfect Day with Bonita Norris

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She is the youngest person to have both summited Everest and reached the North Pole. She was also the first British woman to climb Lhotse, the world’s fourth highest mountain and is currently preparing to climb K2, the world’s second highest...

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Planning and Leading a Walk

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​Becoming a walk leader ​​A full walks programme depends on sufficient members volunteering to lead walks and we always welcome new walk leaders.  If you are hesitant about volunteering don't worry, there is plenty of support available.  When you first volunteer...

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