The short answer is yes, especially if the expedition involves long days. There is the physical preparation to start with. From experience you need over 10 miles in your legs - the more the better. A range of quality clothing. Reliable blister management (melolin patches. Backup footwear - my choice is the best trainers I can afford. An easy hydration system in a day backpack. At my age there is no way I'm carrying 30 lbs plus all day on my back, though I understand wearing a backpack is great for posture. What do we do with our pjs?
suffering 3 White Peak - serious blister problem and a really long walk
suffering 4 Yorkshire 3 peaks - great support team
Upperthong CC - under 9s cricket festival. 8 teams all play each other
The Smiths (Greg and Pauline), Helme
Blackmoorfoot (got lost around here, just how I'm not sure. I think it was the private road that put me off)
Magdale from Hill Top, Netherton. Can't quite see Chez Talboys, but it's there. More nice people who have a boulodrome in their back garden.
St Mary's, Honley
The detour at Blackmoorfoot (went through Helme twice) meant I didn't make Castle Hill and then possibly on up the Holme Valley. Out 4 hours so must be around 10 miles and cream-crackered.
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