Just finalising preparations for a north to south PW walk,starting Tuesday 17th July,and hopefully camping all the way.
Advance train tickets booked,East Coast Kings Cross to Berwick £23,and home on Wednesday 25th July,Edale to Doncaster,then East Coast Doncaster to Kings Cross £10.
I'm trying to get weight down to a minimum,so everything ready to go in the rucksack has been weighed on the kitchen scales first! Pleased to have got the whole lot down to 4.45kg (9.9lbs),before some food and water to go in.Kit list as follows:
Karrimor Hot Rock 30 litre rucksack,Mountain Whse 1 season sleeping bag (620g),Jack Wolfskin Gossamer tent (1390g),2 Footprint PW maps,Compass,Mobile,Pen,Paper,Money Bag,Helly Hansen thermal top,Shorts,North Face cag,spare inner socks,Complimentary Soap,Toothbrush/paste,Shampoo,Razor,Plasters,Vaseline,Toilet paper,Poly Bags,Disposable Scalpel,Tin Opener,Spork,Plastic Bowl,Powdered Milk,1 litre Water Bottle,plus Bubble wrap sheet to sleep on and double up as thermal vest if cold.
Wearing off the start Grey breathable T-shirt,Black Running bottoms,inner and outer socks,Asics 1150 road shoes,and white peaked cap.
No cooking gear being taken,so cereal breakfasts,plus hot meals in pubs and cafes.Hopefully,I'll do some of the pubs I missed northbound two years ago.
Heading for a lunchtime start off Kirk Yetholm on Tuesday, and aiming for Byrness for the first night.
Anyone heading northbound,please stop for a chat!