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60 paces = 100m on the flat, 100 paces = 100m up...

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and keep counting...

I've been on the Walking Group Leader training course... Yep, you can trained in how to lead groups out and about... 3 days in my one of favourite parts of the world with a bunch of people just like me (well, not quite but we'll come to that).

The WGL is designed to make sure that people taking groups out in the countryside have the skills to take them out and bring them back, the navigation training we did was probably harder than anything I would want to do with the GUCH Walking Group (though if they want to start following bearings across featureless bogs then I'm game) but its good to know that in the mental kit bag is the ability to walk on a bearing for a set distance to an attack point. It also means that my personal walking might just get a bit more scary... :-D


And I saw a mountain hare:-) First time I've seen a live one of them:-D

The night walk was interesting, not least because it was properly dark and the hill we came down would've b…