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new Box No: 220012

I am a Female Walker, in my early 50s, based near Uppingham, Rutland hoping to meet just Male new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Others describe me as smiley, bright and bubbly. I am very friendly and caring and love the company of adults and children alike.

I love being outdoors: walking, kayaking, cycling or just gardening. I am happiest up a mountain, taking photos and exploring new wild places. I am happy camping, Youth Hostelling or staying somewhere posh.... all part of the adventure. Special moments are enjoying a pack up sitting onto of a hill and admiring the view.

I've spent most of my life getting outdoors when I can, and need it for the health of body and mind. I will go out whatever the weather and actually like defying the elements when it chooses to pour it down and blow a hooley. However 18 degrees C, blue skies and puffy clouds are my favourite.

I'm good at navigation, and have my hill and moorland leader and gold mountain navigation awards. However, when I am on my own, I always have my GPS on so that I can double check where I am at all times. I like taking photos of anything interesting....and am trying to learn my plants and trees. I'm generally fit and healthy, but certainly get the aches after big adventures.

I also enjoy music and singing and play the violin. I am a Christian and try to live out love, joy, peace, patience and kindness. I have 2 amazing sons, both grown up now.

So do be in touch if you would like a walk together.

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7:8:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West Scotland; North East Scotland; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales;
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A bit more about me:

I can cope with a little bit of scrambling if it is short and there are no steep drops. I'm happy to walk in all weathers - sunshine, snow, hail, wind & rain - bring it on. I like walking with dogs but do not have one of my own. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have a car.

I am a Qualified Hill and Moorland Leader (formerly Walking Group Leader (WGL)) - Mountain Training Association.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Wild Camping - Camping out in the wilds well away from anyone & any facilities;
  • Peak Bagging - where the aim is to climb all the hills or mountains on a particular list such as 'bagging' all the Wainwrights or Munros;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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new Box No: 219725

I am a Female Walker, in my early 50s, based near Amersham hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Looking for both Female and male walking friends to explore different areas in the UK. I live in Buckinghamshire Chilterns hills and would like to have friends to explore more around here. At the same time would love to explore together other places!!
I have my own car but can drive only around my area. Rely on the train for longer distances.
Visited the peak district last May and very soon going to the lake district.
I'm aiming to improve my hiking skills.

I'm calm and peaceful. Spiritual, but not religious.Not actively looking for anything except a walking companion, unless the right person comes along

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; The English Midlands; Wales; East Anglia; The Heart of England; South East England; South West England;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

I can cope with a little bit of scrambling if it is short and there are no steep drops. I prefer warm, dry & sunny weather but can cope with the odd shower. I like walking with dogs but do not have one of my own. To be honest, my map reading & navigation skills are a bit averagely average. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Wild Camping - Camping out in the wilds well away from anyone & any facilities;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Back Packing - Multi-day walks carrying all your gear & wild camping;

By putting my profile on here I am hoping to meet someone special.

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new Box No: 219727

I am a Male Walker, in my early 50s, based near Leyland, Lancahire. hoping to meet just Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: I would like someone to enjoy the outdoors with and have a laugh, just as a friend and to accompany me in the outdoors. It would be good to share my knowledge and experience of the outdoors. I prefer walking or canoeing, I have a Canadian 3 seater canoe. However, I'm up for almost anything. I camp whenever I can, I prefer the fresh air and waking up to beautiful scenery.
I prefer female company so I can relax and unwind, (I work in a male dominated environment which is competitive).
Whether you like long or short distance I'm more than happy to adapt the activities.

I've spent most of my life in the outdoors and need it for the health of body and mind. I've been out every day since the first lockdown, with the exception of having to isolate.
I love to walk the hills, canoe in the lakes and canals and absorb the surroundings. I love camping, hammock, tent and bivi on basic sites or wild camps.
I'm good at navigation, in the past have climbed and caved (SRT). I've walked in most areas of England, Scotland and Wales.I like to be able to view nature, identify, photograph and uses of plants. I love learning and I'm sure you can teach me too. I'm fit and healthy, aches are just you show you still have your limbs attached aren't they?
Until I had covid (beginning of August 21, I'd walked every day since the 1st lockdown. This provided a good fitness level.

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7:8:9:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

I love Scrambling & Edges - the more exposure the better. I'm happy to walk in all weathers - sunshine, snow, hail, wind & rain - bring it on. I like walking with dogs but do not have one of my own. Even if I say so myself, I consider my map reading & navigation skills to be excellent. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Wild Camping - Camping out in the wilds well away from anyone & any facilities;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Back Packing - Multi-day walks carrying all your gear & wild camping;
  • Canoeing

Important: For the avoidence of doubt I am definitely not looking for anything other than someone to go walking with.

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new Box No: 103117

I am a Male Walker, in my mid 70s, based near Fleetwood hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hello, I'm David, single, 74 and retired (summer '12), I live in beautiful Fylde,having moved from my native Manchester, and would like to meet singles or a group to make walking more pleasurable. I'm not that experienced a walker so may have to be gradually more adventurous in my excursions, having said that my last job was very active so I need more than a gentle stroll to the pub. An active stroll to the pub, then, or a tea shop or whatever. My map reading skills are reasonable, I think, and I have a good sense of direction. Anybody reasonably local who would like to join forces with me, please get in touch. Dog owners welcome, though cats preferred!

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 2:3:4:5:6:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Yorkshire;
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A bit more about me:

When it comes to Scrambling & Edges I'm OK with the occasional edge or scramble but don't go looking for it. I prefer warm, dry & sunny weather but can cope with the odd shower. I like walking with dogs but do not have one of my own. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have a car.

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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new Box No: 217104

I am a Male Walker, in my mid 30s, based near Sunderland hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: I've always been interested in hiking up mountains but never gave myself the time for it. I'm wanting to learn to read a map and navigate properly, and put more effort in and build experience so i can tackle the more exposed ridges.
I want build up to walk the west highland way, finished with Nevis, and also the pennine way. Mount Meru and Kilimanjaro is also a target of mine.
I have kids every other weekend, so it will be my weekends without I'm available.. Once they're a little older they will come with me.

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West Scotland; North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

I love Scrambling & Edges - the more exposure the better. I'm happy to walk in all weathers - sunshine, snow, hail, wind & rain - bring it on. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. If pushed, I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are rather poor at best. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Wild Camping - Camping out in the wilds well away from anyone & any facilities;
  • Peak Bagging - where the aim is to climb all the hills or mountains on a particular list such as 'bagging' all the Wainwrights or Munros;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Back Packing - Multi-day walks carrying all your gear & wild camping;

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 110098

I am a Male Walker, in my late 50s, based near Suffolk hoping to meet just Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi,
I am an experienced walker who enjoys spending time in the Peak district, Lake District, North Yorkshire Moors.
I am looking for a walking partner to enjoy some of these areas with me - or perhaps someone who can show me their favourite places to walk:)

i would love to meet up with someone for either leisurely(or strenuous) walks, in any part of the UK, weekends away perhaps, general sightseeing etc.

Do get in touch if this sounds like something you might be interested in:)

Happy planning/walking!!!

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7:8:9:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; East Anglia;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

I can cope with a little bit of scrambling if it is short and there are no steep drops. I'm happy to walk in all weathers - sunshine, snow, hail, wind & rain - bring it on. I like walking with dogs and will bring my own. Even if I say so myself, I consider my map reading & navigation skills to be excellent. I can drive and have my own Campervan/Motorhome.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Wild Camping - Camping out in the wilds well away from anyone & any facilities;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Skiing and/or Snowboarding

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 106961

I am a Female Walker, in my early 50s, based near Cheshire West hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: I like nothing more than a day walk, any time of year, whatever the weather. I prefer a more challenging walk but strolls are welcome too. I love being amongst nature, I find it very calming and grounding after a set of shifts.

I'd like to find a fit walking friend who doesn't mind what the weather brings.
I am not looking for a relationship, just a likeminded individual to share some pleasant hikes with.

I enjoy ridge walks and have done the CMD arĂȘte, Crib Goch, Aonach Eagach and lots of the other main ones. Scrambling is a passion too - the Wildboarclough one is my favourite to date. I enjoy Snowdonia, Tryfan, Snowdon, The Glyders etc. I'm happy on flatter walks too - I was brought up in Lincolnshire! I like cycling too, I've a road and mountain bike. I have a car so travelling is no problem.

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7:8:9:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; The English Midlands; Wales;
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A bit more about me:

I love Scrambling & Edges - the more exposure the better. I'm happy to walk in all weathers - sunshine, snow, hail, wind & rain - bring it on. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. To be honest, my map reading & navigation skills are a bit averagely average. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Road Cycling
  • Mountain Biking

Important: For the avoidence of doubt I am definitely not looking for anything other than someone to go walking with.

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Box No: 218966

I am a Male Walker, in my early 60s, based near Manchester hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi, my name's Frank and I'm just the wrong side of 60 - or the right side depending on your viewpoint.

Earlier this year I rediscovered walking and have fallen back in love with the great outdoors. After four months of weekly activity I'm healthier and fitter and ready to tackle adventures I could only have dreamt of a year ago.

From the outset I targeted the Wainwrights as something to aim for and for now I'm concentrating on completing this challenge in the Lakes. So far I've walked 95 of the peaks, driving from Manchester at the weekends as I'm still gainfully employed during the week. Most of my jaunts are 12 - 14 miles and encompass 5 - 8 peaks, though I did recently re-walk the Yorkshire three peaks.

Along the way I've met a lot of interesting people and after stumbling on this site I'm hoping to find walking companions with whom to share a pleasant day in the fresh air and some good company on my personal odyssey.

I can also get out on summer evenings round Manchester though I'd have to work round other interests such as dancing. If you think a steep ascent is hard a couple of Argentine tango lessons will redefine your sense of difficulty!

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 4:5:6:7:8:9:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England;
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A bit more about me:

I love Scrambling & Edges - the more exposure the better. With regard to the weather, this is the UK so it's going to rain sooner or later isn't it? Fine with me, I've got waterproofs. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Peak Bagging - where the aim is to climb all the hills or mountains on a particular list such as 'bagging' all the Wainwrights or Munros;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 219052

I am a Female Walker, in my mid 60s, based near Lancaster hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi, I lived just outside the Lake District for over thirty years and walked the fells quite a lot there. I am now based in Lancaster, following retirement and would love to get to know Lancashire better. During lockdown (1) I bought an e bike and and have enjoyed exploring both the coast and the Forest and Trough of Bowland, my longest ride so far is about 75km.

As I am now retired I am free to walk in the week as well as at weekends. Most of the walking I have done is probably in the Lakes although I have friends with a base in Huddersfield and enjoy the Yorkshire moors. Recently returned from a family holiday in the Peak District I also discovered the wonderful landscape of north Staffs and Derbys where I enjoyed several good walks, taking in a couple of Peaks.

In 2019 I was lucky to be able to walk in the Andes whilst visiting family in Colombia, I have also walked in the Peruvian Andes when visiting Machu Picchu. In Europe I walked the Lycian Way in Turkey.

I do prefer walking in company, although not really a fan of large groups and am happy to walk with either male or female companions.
I consider myself reasonably fit but do see walking as a pleasurable activity, as opposed to a 'route march'.

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:6:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England;
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A bit more about me:

I can cope with a little bit of scrambling if it is short and there are no steep drops. With regard to the weather, this is the UK so it's going to rain sooner or later isn't it? Fine with me, I've got waterproofs. Sorry, but I really do not like walking with Dogs. To be honest, my map reading & navigation skills are a bit averagely average. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Road Cycling

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 218762

I am a Male Walker, in my mid 40s, based near Rotherham hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: I am looking to meet people who own boots and wellies and don't mind getting them covered in mud. I am happy to meet people of any age who shared a love of the outdoors and doesn't mind me stopping from time to time to take photographs.

The Peak District is on my doorstep, but have walked in areas including Wales, the Yorkshire Dales, the Lake District, Assynt in Scotland. I have been up Ben Nevis, Snowdon, and Scafell Pike, but would happily walk there again.

I have done the three peaks in the Yorkshire Dales but over a couple of days.

I work full time in a college, but school holidays and weekends I am free. Evening walks are possible if they are local.

My level of fitness is good and improving, though that is a story to share during a walk.

I am a life member of English Heritage and the National Trust. As such I can visit such places with a guest. I love photography, history, wildlife etc. I would rather not talk about education or computing (Unless its for a good cause).

My walking aims are to look at amazing views, Camp in amazing places including a plot of land I can wild camp on in Scotland, and just enjoy it all.

If you are cold, wet, have been rained on all day and can still smile then anything is possible.

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7:8:9:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West Scotland; North East Scotland; Southern Scotland; North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; East Anglia; The Heart of England; South East England; South West England; Ulster (Uladh), Ireland Connacht, Ireland; Leinster (Laighin), Ireland; Munster (Am Mhumhain), Ireland;
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A bit more about me:

I quite enjoy Scrambling & Edges but don't like too much exposure. I'm happy to walk in all weathers - sunshine, snow, hail, wind & rain - bring it on. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. Even if I say so myself, I consider my map reading & navigation skills to be excellent. I can drive and have a car.

Worked as a Leader approved by WML. Started ML but Job in Outdoors came to an end.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Wild Camping - Camping out in the wilds well away from anyone & any facilities;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Back Packing - Multi-day walks carrying all your gear & wild camping;
  • Caving And Potholing

By putting my profile on here I am hoping to meet someone special.

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Box No: 111732

I am a Female Walker, in my early 60s, based near Ribchester hoping to meet just Male new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi, Lesley here,
Just completed the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge and the Ullswater Way 22 mile Challenge last month. I was camping at Nether Wasdale in May to walk the Mosedale Round with friends.

I've previously walked all the Lake District summits, extensively in Snowdonia and Scotland and in my own neck of the woods, The Forest of Bowland as well as abroad.

I love being outdoors and although I love sunshine I'll walk in any weather if the mood takes me. I particularly love coast and ridge walking but rivers and woodlands are beautiful too.
I'm interested in wildlife and nature, family and friends, art and architecture, yoga and music.
I like getting away for weekends and short breaks. I cycle too!

I took early retirement from advisory teaching 7 years ago to project manage a full property restoration which is now almost complete.

Therefore I have time to seriously explore the fells once again.
Love to hear from you.

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 5:6:7:8:9:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Yorkshire; Wales;
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A bit more about me:

I can cope with a little bit of scrambling if it is short and there are no steep drops. With regard to the weather, this is the UK so it's going to rain sooner or later isn't it? Fine with me, I've got waterproofs. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. To be honest, my map reading & navigation skills are a bit averagely average. I can drive and have a car.

I lead walks with friends and my local walking group.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Wild Camping - Camping out in the wilds well away from anyone & any facilities;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Road Cycling

Important: For the avoidence of doubt I am definitely not looking for anything other than someone to go walking with.

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Box No: 112112

I am a Male Walker, in my early 50s, based near Malvern hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: I'm looking for a walking partner for local, regional and national walks. Maybe also overseas! I've recently moved to the Malvern Hills area and there is some nice walking here, so do come and visit! I enjoy all kinds of walks, from low level meandering along a wooded valley to scrambling in the Lake District. I also like camping, in the right weather!

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7:8:9:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; The Heart of England; South East England; South West England;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

I love Scrambling & Edges - the more exposure the better. I'm happy to walk in all weathers - sunshine, snow, hail, wind & rain - bring it on. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. Even if I say so myself, I consider my map reading & navigation skills to be excellent. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Wild Camping - Camping out in the wilds well away from anyone & any facilities;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Back Packing - Multi-day walks carrying all your gear & wild camping;
  • Road Cycling
  • Mountain Biking

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 218838

I am a Male Walker, in my early 60s, based near Unspecified Locationlancaster hoping to meet just Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi. I'm 5.6 and 62. Looking for walking companion.I'm rather fortunate to have the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District on my doorstep and enjoy accessing them at the weekends.Fitness levels have dropped with covid etc, so i'm looking to build back up slowly.Hoping to tour and walk the NC500 in october wild camping for 10 days (Tent) with the occasional B&B thrown in.Love the outdoors and also caving and scouting.Not really bothered what areas I walk as its the company your with as well as the scenery that make it special.

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:6:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Yorkshire;
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A bit more about me:

When it comes to Scrambling & Edges I'm OK with the occasional edge or scramble but don't go looking for it. I'm happy to walk in all weathers - sunshine, snow, hail, wind & rain - bring it on. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. To be honest, my map reading & navigation skills are a bit averagely average. I can drive and have a car.

Scouting ,Military

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Wild Camping - Camping out in the wilds well away from anyone & any facilities;

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 89914

I am a Female Walker, in my late 50s, based near Peterborough hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi, hoping to find walking friends to go on walks in the countryside. I have been walking for approx 15 years and really enjoy it as a way of keeping fit and healthy. Would love to walk the lake district and anywhere that does not need much map reading. Sorry am hopeless at that, hence need someone good at directions! Happy to drive and meet up.

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; East Anglia; The Heart of England;
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A bit more about me:

I really don't like Scrambling & Edges - they are defintely not for me. With regard to the weather, this is the UK so it's going to rain sooner or later isn't it? Fine with me, I've got waterproofs. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. To be honest, my map reading & navigation skills are a bit averagely average. I can drive and have a car.

I am a Walk Leader for my Local Ramblers Group(s).

I am also interested in:

  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 216011

I am a Female Walker, in my late 50s, based near Nottingham hoping to meet just Male new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hoping to meet gentleman 50-65 for company on walks, runs and bike rides initially in the Yorkshire Dale's where I have a caravan base. Have walked Yorkshire 3 peaks on my own in 2019 and take part in trail running events in the Lakes and Yorkshire. I don't really like large group walks, preferring relative solitude!I work full time, often from home, and flexibly, but would mainly be walking at weekends. Fitness is important to me, as is being out and about in the countryside. I like to challenge myself and would like to complete the Wainwright's and the Wales Coast Path in the next couple of years.

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 3:4:5:6:7:8:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands;
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A bit more about me:

When it comes to Scrambling & Edges I'm OK with the occasional edge or scramble but don't go looking for it. I'm happy to walk in all weathers - sunshine, snow, hail, wind & rain - bring it on. I like walking with dogs and will bring my own. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Peak Bagging - where the aim is to climb all the hills or mountains on a particular list such as 'bagging' all the Wainwrights or Munros;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Road Cycling
  • Mountain Biking
  • Trail Running

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 218662

I am a Male Walker, in my mid 50s, based near Cheshire hoping to meet just Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Enjoy walking and off to Lakes for a few days on my own and found this site whilst searching for a couple of walks around Coniston and Ambleside. Have moved back to Cheshire recently and thought it might be interesting to find walking companions. Never thought about asking for walking companions.

Currently work in Liverpool during the week with a combination of working from home so tend to walk at night or weekends. Enjoy Cheshire walks and wider Walks in Wales, Lakes, etc and happy for 2-4 hour routes with a bit of variety but don't always want to drive to walk when I'm on my own. Generally expect to be available every other weekend.

Have kept active over lockdown and average around 20 miles a week but still have potential and ambition to lose a few pounds in walking more regularly. Don't really have a bucket list of walks but would be happy to join up and target specific walks or a series of walks.

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 2:3:4:5:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Wales;
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A bit more about me:

I can cope with a little bit of scrambling if it is short and there are no steep drops. With regard to the weather, this is the UK so it's going to rain sooner or later isn't it? Fine with me, I've got waterproofs. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. To be honest, my map reading & navigation skills are a bit averagely average. I can drive and have a car.

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 218616

I am a Male Walker, in my early 70s, based near High Peak hoping to meet just Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: I've been walking mostly in the Peak District, where I live, and the Lake District recently. I've been ticking off Wainwrights and have only 8 to go and I've started on the Birketts. I'm a widower and retired so can walk midweek and have mostly been walking alone for a number of years. I'm very fit for my age and like longer mountain walks. I've also walked in France, Spain, Germany, Italy Greece and Turkey. I've even done a bit of sport climbing in the last few years - rock climbing was a passion many years ago. I've also rediscovered an interest in photography and have been a yoga practitioner for more than 30 years. I don't like walking in large groups unless it's just a social occasion (like a friends 80th birthday recently).

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 5:6:7:8:9:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West Scotland; North East Scotland; Southern Scotland; North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales;
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A bit more about me:

I quite enjoy Scrambling & Edges but don't like too much exposure. I'm happy to walk in all weathers - sunshine, snow, hail, wind & rain - bring it on. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have my own Campervan/Motorhome.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Peak Bagging - where the aim is to climb all the hills or mountains on a particular list such as 'bagging' all the Wainwrights or Munros;
  • Road Cycling
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing and/or Snowboarding

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 109924

I am a Male Walker, in my early 50s, based near Doncaster hoping to meet just Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi, I am looking for a walking companion, it would be nice to share the adventures with someone else. I have done walking in the Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire Moors, Lake District and Scotland is always a favourite, but there is still plenty to see and do. Drop me line if you are interested or just wish to know more. Thanks for reading and hope to hear from you soon.

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7:8:9:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West Scotland; North East England; North West England; Yorkshire;
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A bit more about me:

I quite enjoy Scrambling & Edges but don't like too much exposure. With regard to the weather, this is the UK so it's going to rain sooner or later isn't it? Fine with me, I've got waterproofs. I like walking with dogs and will bring my own. To be honest, my map reading & navigation skills are a bit averagely average. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Photography

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 103135

I am a Male Walker, in my early 60s, based near Darlington hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi, I am looking for fellow walkers to share the joys of the great outdoors with followed by a well earned beer or meal! I am fairly fit and for me I like being out being out there in the countryside listening to the birds. seeing the wild flowers, enjoying the views as much as bagging peaks - although this is always an added bonus. I am as happy in the lowlands, in the woods, by the sea as I am navigating my way across highlands and moorland. I am a reasonable navigator and I enjoy exploring off the beaten track. If any of this sounds appealing and you are willing to join me being out there in the wild enjoying the splendour of our countryside. I have my own transport and can walk occasionally mid week or at the weekend to suit.
Ian

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 2:3:4:5:6:7:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West Scotland; North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; Wales;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

When it comes to Scrambling & Edges I'm OK with the occasional edge or scramble but don't go looking for it. With regard to the weather, this is the UK so it's going to rain sooner or later isn't it? Fine with me, I've got waterproofs. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have a car.

I am a Walk Leader for my Local Ramblers Group(s).

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 102521

I am a Male Walker, in my early 50s, based near York hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hello, I'm on the lookout for new walking companions that share my passion for walking in the hills. I try to get out into the North York Moors or Dales as frequently as possible. Weekends in Snowdonia and Cumbria are always treasured. I'm trying to expand my general wildlife knowledge and have also started dabbling in some basic foraging. I usually manage to walk abroad once a year (the Julian Alps in Slovenia are my absolute favourite). Would love to hook up with like minded folk to share a walk or two so please get in touch. Thanks for reading.Patrick.

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 2:3:4:5:6:7:8:9:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West Scotland; North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; Wales;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

I quite enjoy Scrambling & Edges but don't like too much exposure. With regard to the weather, this is the UK so it's going to rain sooner or later isn't it? Fine with me, I've got waterproofs. I like walking with dogs but do not have one of my own. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Skiing and/or Snowboarding
  • All Walking & Treking

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 98512

I am a Male Walker, in my early 60s, based near Stoke On Trent hoping to meet just Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: I'm a recently retired 62 year old living in the Staffordshire Moorlands. I moved here when I retired as I enjoy walking in the Peak District so much but also enjoy walking in other areas. Location isn't too important as I am prepared to travel to meet for a walk.

I am fit and competent and enjoy a challenging walk or an easy walk and I like to take in the views whichever. I am open to any level of walk as it's sometimes good to just get out and it's always good to find a good pub or cafe at the end. As well as walking I also enjoy running and cycling although I can just enjoy being outdoors watching and listening. It's the simple things in life that appeal to me most.

As much as I enjoy the outdoors it is by no means everything to me. I enjoy listening to a lot of music having a very broad taste and especially like live music but not in big venues. I also enjoy cinema and theatre or just having a chat in a café or pub with friends.

It would be great to share the outdoors and other things with a like minded woman though I have a very inquisitive mind and I'd be more than happy to be introduced to new interests.

My boring details are I'm single with no children or any other ties. I'm 5'8" and slim/average build.

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West Scotland; North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; The Heart of England;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

I quite enjoy Scrambling & Edges but don't like too much exposure. I'm happy to walk in all weathers - sunshine, snow, hail, wind & rain - bring it on. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Wild Camping - Camping out in the wilds well away from anyone & any facilities;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Back Packing - Multi-day walks carrying all your gear & wild camping;
  • Road Cycling
  • Running

By putting my profile on here I am hoping to meet someone special.

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Box No: 217416

I am a Female Walker, in my mid 60s, based near Sutton Coldfield hoping to meet just Male new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi, I love walking in the Lake District, have always loved the Lakes and mountains. In the last few years I've done some coast walking and really like that too. I have done Anglesey and parts of the South West Coast Path and I'd love to fill in the missing pieces. Having moved to the Midlands about 6 years ago, I'd love to discover what the area has to offer.
I am retired now so have more time and I also keep myself fit by playing tennis.

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 3:4:5:6:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; The English Midlands;
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A bit more about me:

When it comes to Scrambling & Edges I'm OK with the occasional edge or scramble but don't go looking for it. With regard to the weather, this is the UK so it's going to rain sooner or later isn't it? Fine with me, I've got waterproofs. I like walking with dogs but do not have one of my own. To be honest, my map reading & navigation skills are a bit averagely average. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 86865

I am a Male Walker, in my mid 60s, based near Blackpool hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: hi there, am hoping to meet new walking friends to enjoy
country and coastal walks with, have been on some lovely walks in yorkshire and the lakes with ramble group but has been cancelled for a while, i am retired now so have more time to enjoy getting out and i walk often on coast which is on doorstep though can get windy at times, had lovely stay in lakes recently and weather stayed good, around 7 to 8 miles walking is probably enough for me with time to enjoy the scenery, followed by nice cosy pub refreshment, consider myself reasonably fit and am of medium build and have car so happy to travel, thank you for reading and hope to hear from you

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Yorkshire;
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A bit more about me:

When it comes to Scrambling & Edges I'm OK with the occasional edge or scramble but don't go looking for it. I prefer warm, dry & sunny weather but can cope with the odd shower. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. To be honest, my map reading & navigation skills are a bit averagely average. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 217814

I am a Female Walker, in my early 40s, based near Stoke On Trent hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi, I am looking to find companion to go for a walk. I work full time during the week so only have time to do walks on Saturdays/Sundays. I enjoyed walking in the Peak District and around Staffordshire Moorlands, but an easy stroll around villages or parks would be great too. Would like to walk again to Snowdonia and Lake District and open for possibilities to walk somewhere down south. I like taking photos every now and again with either my phone or my other cameras.

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; The Heart of England; South West England;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

When it comes to Scrambling & Edges I'm OK with the occasional edge or scramble but don't go looking for it. I'm happy to walk in most weathers but do not like snow and ice. I like walking with dogs but do not have one of my own. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;

Important: For the avoidence of doubt I am definitely not looking for anything other than someone to go walking with.

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Box No: 217685

I am a Female Walker, in my early 30s, based near Cumbria hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi, mid 30s female looking to find new walking buddies. I live on the coast in the lake district and have only recently started to appreciate what I have on my doorstep. My fitness level is pretty average but I am hoping to build on this.
The fells are a challenge for me but once you get to the top the views just make it all worth while don't you think.
Although I do drive and have my own car, I am a nervous driver so tend to walk locally but hey the roads out to these cumbrian fells are pretty awful so if I can manage that I'm sure I can go further afield right??!
My availability to get out walking varies week to week due to my 2 tiny humans.
Due to starting my walking ventures in lockdown, I haven't yet had the opportunity to reward myself with some nice pub grub and a drink at these lovely country pubs that are dotted around, so looking forward to doing that with some nice company after a good walk.

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:6:7:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England;
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A bit more about me:

I can cope with a little bit of scrambling if it is short and there are no steep drops. I prefer warm, dry & sunny weather but can cope with the odd shower. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. If pushed, I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are rather poor at best. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Peak Bagging - where the aim is to climb all the hills or mountains on a particular list such as 'bagging' all the Wainwrights or Munros;

Important: For the avoidence of doubt I am definitely not looking for anything other than someone to go walking with.

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