A LIST OF ITEMS TAKEN ON A SHORT WALK IN WALES

Walking poles

Voice recorder (unused)

Pedometer

Yarn

Knitting needles

Smartphone

Phone charger

Solar charger

Water bottles

Water tablets (unused)

Sleeping sheet

Shawl

Ground sheet

Airbed

Travel pillow (discarded)

Tarp

Aluminium Tent pegs

Gas stove

Tin cup

Wooden spoon

Two lighters

Headlamp

Maps

Money

Knee brace

Blister plasters

Micropore tape

Toothbrush

Towel

Painkillers

Suncream (unused)

Deodorant

Handknitted wool sweater

Waterproof coat and trousers

Handknitted wool hat

Cotton bandana

Spare knickers

Two pair spare socks

One pair wool socks (handknitted)

Spare t-shirt

Two pair cotton leggings

 

 

Data:
Duration: 4 days 

Sections done: 

Stourbridge to Kinver 17 Aug 18, 

Knighton to Rhayader via Abbeycwmhir 22-24 Aug 18.

 

steps from Stourbridge to Kinver: 17,150

steps from Knighton to Abbeycwmhir: 50,949

miles walked: 34.04 miles

 

meters climbed: 860
 

sleep hours: too few

calories burned: I suspect not as many as I might hope. 

calories consumed: a veil shall be drawn over this

number of blisters: 1. praise the gods for micropore tape

number of rest stops: quite a few

duration of rest stops: variable

 

wind speed: variable, blustery on the hills 

precipitation: minimal 

sunlight hours: not enough

 

gates opened: many

stiles crossed: more than one is too many

 

list of songs sung:

Help!,

It's a long way to Tipperary,

Pack up your Troubles in Your old Kit Bag

number of times expected heart attack from effort: 4

biscuits consumed: 1 complete packet of dark chocolate digestives

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