Just like that, we’re one-sixth of the way in to 2020! March has arrived and soon – we all hope, after repeated weekends of storm weather – spring will soon be on the way!
A quarter of a year has now passed since the day I paid for a started my first Meetup walking group. In this short space of time, it has grown beyond my initial expectations.
Another month in which I’d anticipated a lower-than-average tally of miles; mere weeks away from the birth of 2020. Let’s see how I did…
I have started my own walking group!
We’re not affiliated with The Ramblers or any governing body; this is something I’ve setup on Meetup – a platform that remains largely alien and unknown to me. But it’s quite popular among others.
I witnessed the dawn of November 2019 and vividly remember telling myself that I could write my review of the previous month’s walking within a matter of days… A fortnight has passed since! We’re halfway through another month that I’m keeping track off and it’s beyond time for me to catch up.
With the arrival of September, our thoughts often turn to that of autumn, a chill in the air and the final passing of a summer that probably wasn’t as wet or miserable as we might choose to remember.
Two-thirds of the year complete. Let’s take a look at August.
Seven-days before ahead of the start of my South Downs Way journey, I loaded up my new fifty litre rucksack and heading up in to the Mendip Hills for a day walk. This would be my first outing with the Montane Yupik 50. An opportunity to see it it really fits and how comfortable I would be, carrying my current load. Continue reading “First Walk with the Montane Yupik 50”