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Entries Tagged as 'GR20 Corsica'

GR20 - lessons learnt

September 30th, 2006 · 12 Comments

 
 We enjoyed the GR20 route enormously.  Key to our enjoyment was keeping pack weight down (we averaged around 12kg each with two people sharing a tent) - we saw many people with considerably more gear and they suffered with it.
Ali and I took approach shoes rather than boots and this worked well for us in dry […]

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GR20 Useful resources

September 25th, 2006 · No Comments

Friends and fellow bloggers Sally and Geoff completed the full GR20 route in June 2007.  You can read Sally’s account here
For anyone else contemplating the route I can thoroughly recommend Paddy Dillon’s guidebook.  You can also hear Paddy discussing the book and the GR20 route with Andy Howell as part of the Outdoors Station’s book club […]

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Ajaccio for some R&R

September 21st, 2006 · 1 Comment

I awake, open the curtains on the tall windows of our north facing room and watch the sun light up our descent route from yesterday. I am feeling relaxed and all is well.
Alas the train through the mountains is not running today so we will be catching the bus to the busy port of Ajaccio […]

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