Camped on the Mediterranean coast and poised to begin the GR1, we are tired from travel and frazzled from planning, but the ideals behind the journey are still intact. A final review of thoughts before the long walk west.
In a last effort to get our rucksack weights down we had to scrutinize each item and had to make some hard choices. The result was a fresh view of our kit and hitting our 9kg target baseweight!
Hiking is only part of the picture. We have planned a number of mini-projects to make the most of our time on the GR1 this spring.
With only a week to go before we leave for Spain to begin the GR1 there’s still loads to do and a few lingering concerns…
Update on our final gear selection for the GR1 trail this spring, including an insight into how we made these choices and reviews of our favourite kit.
A selection of photos from our first winter in Orkney, a time of dramatic weather and spectacular light in these wild islands.