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new Box No: 201312

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

My Message: Under the current Covid situation, I am hoping to meet someone local for walks in the vicinity of Bakewell. Previously a keen mountaineer, my objective now is simply to enjoy good company and the peace that the hills offer; happy to stop for views, geology and history. Let's enjoy the great outdoors right on our doorstep!

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
The English Midlands;
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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 a car.

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: 215214

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

My Message: Hi I'm based near Weardale and am hoping to find new female walking friends locally and further afield. I love the Lakes, Yorkshire, Peak District and would like to get to know Scotland.I enjoy walks of any length up to 10-12 miles and once lockdown eases I'm hoping to plan a multi day walk - I quite fancy the Cumbria Way.Im available most weekends, some weekdays and once the days get longer evenings.I look forward to hearing from you.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
Southern 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 quite enjoy Scrambling & Edges but don't like too much exposure. 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. 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;
  • Road Cycling
  • Mountain Biking
  • Trail Running

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: 215352

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

My Message: Hi all,
My name is Bry, looking primarily for walking partner(s) in the Yorkshire area but am also mobile and with a keen desire to explore new areas once the current regulations permit this.
I am physically in reasonable shape, ex military (Royal Navy) and currently work at sea in the commercial Geoscience sector, so geophysical / geotechnical seabed surveys for the oil and gas, wind and cable industries. This means I am away for a few weeks at a time, but when not at sea have complete freedom. I am currently single with no ties, and try and spend as much time as possible in the hills. Currently restricted to the moors around Ilkley due to national constraints, but love driving to the Dales for longer walks. I consider myself of above average fitness for my age, but always room for improvement. Would not be adverse to overnight trips or expeditions, have a love of exploration that won't seem to go away. I am fortunate to be well travelled, have done hikes in Antarctica, Falklands and South America amongst others but don't let that put you off.
Laid back, articulate and confident. Will walk with anyone of any ability for companionship, would not rule out anything more if there was any chemistry but not looking for that to be a defining reason for being on here.
Sky is the limit, so please get in touch if you want to know more, chat or maybe arrange a meet. I consider myself socially responsible, so will need to be within current guidelines for meeting until things change. Current situation wont last forever!

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North East England; 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:

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.

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;
  • 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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new Box No: 204985

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

My Message: Hello to my fellow hikers i hope you are all keeping well. i hope when the lockdown is eased, i am hoping to meet other hikers for walking up peaks like ben nevis scaffell pike and popular walking trails i am looking for others with the same interest, i have to tell you i am hopeless at map reading and i do not drive, but i will always put my half up for petrol costs, i am easy going and open to new experiences, look forward to hearing from you all

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

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;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

I really don't like Scrambling & Edges - they are defintely not for me. I'm happy to walk in most weathers but do not like snow and ice. Sorry, but I really do not like walking with Dogs. Sadly, my map reading & navigation skills are pretty hopeless. I don't drive.

I am also interested in:

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

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: 214359

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

My Message: Just rediscovering my love of walking.
As a single man with a campervan (that doesn't sound in the slightest bit dodgy does it) I love the tranquility of being out in the countryside or on the coast with my muppet dog but I'm getting bored with my own company and would like to find local people to enjoy the outdoors with.
Christmas for me will be bagging a few wainwrights and that would be great with someone to share those fantastic walks.
OK Christmas came and went, I had a fantastic time at Keswick until the campsite was evacuated at 3 in the morning due to the potential of the river flooding (Booths carpark looked like the gypsies had moved in) so came home a day early and then we went back into lock down but im optimistic and have booked near Windermere for Easter again it would be good to meet up with some people to share the views.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; East Anglia;
(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 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 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;
  • 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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new Box No: 215106

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

My Message: Hi - my name is Debbie and I would love to hear from a guy who wants to get out there walking and breathing in some beautiful places again (when restrictions have finally lifted!) If you fancy sharing your enthusiasm and walking/trail experience on some great journeys with me I'd be made up.
Most walking lengths are good with me as I want to build up my stamina again and can't wait to get discovering the undiscovered! Did Kinder Scout a good while ago but there's so much more out there to see. Love scenic hills and trails, rocky or flat paths as long as it's out in the open and feels like an adventure!
If you feel like minded and have a great sense of humour and want some good company then let's make a plan. The local area is good here but have always got the Peaks, Lakes and Dales in mind.
Love good food and a beer or just a coffee and a sandwich en route.
Love using my mountain bike too when I feel like a change. Get in touch if any of this sounds like fun.
I work two wknds a month, get Mondays and a regular Friday off and can arrange to swap weekdays off to suit

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
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 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. 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:

  • Mountain Biking
  • Just Want To Get Out There And Discover

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: 214542

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

My Message: Hi I'm Elaine. I live in Liverpool and enjoy mountain walking in The Lakes, Snowdonia and Scotland. I've done some European mountain walking including the Mont Blanc trek which was more challenging than I thought it was going to be. I have enjoyed years of solo mountain walking but in recent years I have started walking in groups which has been fun and tends to make walking more memorable.I'm fit, happy and healthy and pretty easy going with other easy going people.I love walking with experienced walkers who either have excellent knowledge of an area or good map reading navigational skills..I'm currently working from home and tend to go walking at weekends to the Lakes, Snowdonia, yorkshire. Managed 4 days in the Lakes before we were all put into lockdown..discovered a fabulous low level circular route around Great Langdale and Little Langdale.
I'm looking to meet and walk with experienced mountain walkers, people or a person who is/are fun, easy going, with a bit of a sense of adventure. I'm single and it would be amazing to meet Mr right for me but if that doesn't happen I will gladly settle and be thankful for making new walking friends.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West Scotland; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; Connacht, Ireland; Leinster (Laighin), Ireland; Munster (Am Mhumhain), Ireland;
(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 most weathers but do not like snow and ice. 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:

  • 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;

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

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new Box No: 215250

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

My Message: Hi folks, I haven't been as proactive in getting out and walking in the last few years as much as I would have liked to. My aim is to change al of that and I would like to meet likeminded people to enjoy walks with.
I don't mind where I walk and would like to be introduced to some new places to explore.
I am fairly fit and used to run Marathons, but my knees won't take that level of punishment anymore but I can walk all day long.
I work during the week so preferably i'd like to meet up for weekend walks.
Hopefully i'll hear from someone shortly!

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Yorkshire; 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 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 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;
  • 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;

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: 213784

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

My Message: My absolute best place to be is outdoors walking the hills, dales, valleys... feeling freeee and being amongst the natural world. I've enjoyed walking for many years, and although never been a big mountaineer myself, over the years I have found myself drawn to these dramatic landscapes (Skye, The Hebrides, Glencoe, Scotland, The Lakes). I am equally besotted with the other end of the UK being fortunate enough to have lived in the south west region for just over a couple of years and was absolutely blown away by the coast walking and Dartmoor. However being a Yorkshire lass the Dales feature regularly. (I'm also very happy to have an amble around my own neck of the woods with my little dog who is getting a bit too old now for longer hikes).
I'm preety flexible on when and where I can walk and I would like to think I am fairly fit (though those knees can sometimes play up). My usual distance these days is between 6-8 miles although it would be great to work towards longer walks when daylight hours allow. I'm afraid I have never learned the skill of map reading (oh dear you would have thought that would have been ticked off by now - really!)so that would be useful if you can map read - although I have several walking books which line my book shelf to support the maps ?!
So if you fancy doing some post lockdown walks and sharing a sarni and a flask en route it would be good to hear from you.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands;
(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. 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:

  • 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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new Box No: 103631

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

My Message: Hello, I'm Mark I enjoy walking and discovering places. I occasionally lead walks for my friends or just enjoy a walk on my own. Most walks end up with a pint or a meal. I'm looking to meet someone who enjoys the scenery and wildlife and enjoys a occasional challenge. I'm currently trying to do all the peaks in the Yorkshire Dales over 2000ft and get a few Wainwrights done but not in any great rush.I also do a bit of mountain biking now and then (no mad off road down hill routes). Look forward to hearing from anyone with similar interests. P.s. not having much luck downloading a new photo.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; 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. 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:

  • 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;
  • 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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new Box No: 215007

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

My Message: I have always had a deep feeling of spiritual fulfilment after, and for example, a walk in The Lake District, or a walk along a beautiful beach somewhere. Years ago I lived and worked in the Lakes but have somehow lost my contact with that place. Subsequent domiciles have included The Hebrides, Dartmoor, Snowdonia, North Downs, and now West Yorkshire.
Guess I'm not a gear freak or a competitive walker, my main aspiration is oneness with nature.
My preferences are walking just by myself or equally with just one other person.
Reasonable travel is okay but I would have a priority on walks available close to me ( appropriate at this time of restrictions, but maybe when it's all sorted, a wonderful celebratory party walk??).
Reasonably fit and healthy and an ideal sort of walk for me would be in the range of 5 - 12 miles.
Can be a good conversationalist and a mindful/soulful quiet walking buddy.
Friday - Sunday are my available days.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; South West 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. Sorry, but I really do not like walking with Dogs. 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;
  • 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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new Box No: 190559

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

My Message: Hi. I am 55 years old, 5'5" and from Manchester looking for a female walking partner. Love being outdoors and enjoy walking in the Lakes, Lancashire, Dales, Peak District and further afield. I walk all year round and in most weather. I have hiked a few Munros and would love to get some more under my belt if you are up for that! Just as happy to walk river banks, reservoirs etc. and like to end the day in a country pub.

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; Connacht, Ireland;
(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 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;

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

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Box No: 214870

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

My Message: Hi looking for some company on walks, I don't mind walking anywhere I have a car and can travel.
Mainly weekend until the lighter nights come as I still have a couple of years to do at work.
Would be nice to have someone to talk to and maybe share a drink and meal at the end of a walk while planning the next one

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; 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:

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:

  • 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: 194985

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

My Message: Hi all, I am an experienced hill and mountain walker, qualified Hill & Moorland Leader with the Mountain Training Association (also a regional volunteer - I have completed my Mountain Leader Course, just never got round to doing the assessment) and an approved Tutor with the National Navigation Award Scheme.
I have completed all 214 Wainwrights (on my 3rd time round) and all 116 Wainwright Outlying Fells, I have also completed both the Yorkshire 3 Peaks and the Lyke Wake Walk numerous times; I try to complete the Lyke Wake Walk at least once a year. I also completed the Wainwright Coast to Coast walk over 12 days in 2020.
I love been outdoors in all weathers whenever I can get away, mainly weekends. If your interested in meeting up, I tend to go walking in the Lake District, Howgills, North Pennines, Yorkshire Dales, Snowdonia and the Peak District.

If your would like to join me on any of the walks, please don't hesitate to drop me an email.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; 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. 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 a Qualified Hill and Moorland Leader (formerly Walking Group Leader (WGL)) - Mountain Training Association. NNAS Tutor Award

I am also interested in:

  • 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;

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: 213703

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

My Message: Hi looking for walkers who love the lake district and the Yorkshire dales I'm very energetic and keen to walk 2 or 3 times a week I'd love to eventually do a long walk for charity as l love helping people I.
I can chat about any topic I have a good sense of humour I like DIY and happy to walk with anyone who likes a chat
Look forward to hearing from you

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

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:

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. To be honest, my map reading & navigation skills are a bit averagely average. I can drive and have a car.

I am a Qualified Ramblers Holidays Walk Leader. 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;
  • 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: 214630

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

My Message: Used to spend lots of time walking all the main outdoor areas (living in Manchester there were lots !) and long-distance paths (Pennine Way, Offa's Dyke Path, Southern Upland Way, Cleveland Way, C to C)

Like a lot of people I was initially captivated by the Wainwright guides and am so glad I grew up in an age where there was no internet..less information but more mystique. You didn't often see photos of mountain summits, just line drawings, so there was extra incentive to reach one !

More recently have done more one-day challenge walks like the Shropshire 6 Summits, Malvern Marathon

Had marvellous weeks up in Skye on the Cuillin, the heady days of scrambling up Clach Glas on Bla Bheinn

Pre virus went to quite a few gigs and sang in a local community choir.

Studied French at uni

Interested in complementary medicine.

After the C to C cycle route two years ago, the first lockdown was a bit of a revelation for me, getting out on the bike every morning and exploring the beautiful byways of the Yorkshire Wolds.

Still predominantly a walker as I find it more sociable, but keen to do more cycling...and all the others once normality returns.

Used to be quite a keen peak-bagger but more bothered about quality of walk, points of interest, or anything quirky en route to just ticking things off these days. Although I do one-day challenge walks from time to time, more often than not I'll just do anything up to 15 miles.

I work freelance but things are quiet at the moment so flexible on times.

I'd say I'm quite fit having come down from 16.5 stone to 14 stone since start of 1st lockdown.

I don't drink at all but don't mind if anybody else does, someone has to drive ;) do enjoy my food though, have to keep the engine stoked ;)

Prefer walking in small numbers e.g 1 to 4 rather than in large groups

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
Yorkshire; The English Midlands;
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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 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:

  • 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

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: 111888

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

My Message: No messages since I registered anyone out there in West or East Sussex want to go 4 a walk!! Hi I am 58 and love to walk. My adorable dog Rocket my walking buddy is 18 months old and is willing and able to cope with distance or challenging terrain. Married with two sons 20 and 26 and a hard working husband. Live only 5 minutes stroll from the English Channel and the back drop of the South Downs with its extensive walking path routes. I travel to Austria almost every year to hike/walk whilst my husband finds the road cycling routes. I work part time with flexible hours. I am looking for female walking buddies for walking all levels weekdays and/or weekends close to home or further afield. I am interested in architecture, flora and fauna, wildlife and also any walking routes that are themed. I am quite a brisk walker but like to stop and take in my surrounding. I look forward to meeting you........... Recently obtained NNAS Bronze Certificate.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
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 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. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have a car.

NNAS Bronze certificate

I am also interested in:

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

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: 214439

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

My Message: Hi I'm Chris - I love exploring & being outdoors & enjoying nature; for me walking & cycling are great ways to explore and getting to know new places. I'm happy with my own company, but equally I enjoy spending time with someone who loves fresh air & exploring the countryside too and enjoys time to chat and time to enjoy the peace & tranquility of nature; sound like you? If so please drop me line and maybe we can meet up for a walk in the hills sometime soon! Thanks Chris

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
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 a Qualified Hill and Moorland Leader (formerly Walking Group Leader (WGL)) - Mountain Training Association.

I am also interested in:

  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Road Cycling
  • Skiing and/or Snowboarding
  • Exploring New Places; Walking Holiday Abroad

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: 108966

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

My Message: Spurred on by doing more challenging walks ahead of doing the Three Peaks Challenge 6 years ago I have continued to enjoy walks as often as I can. I am active and fully fit enjoying a variety of activities. I enjoy varied walks from relaxed countryside walks to something more challenging. Part of enjoying walks for me is good company. I am happy to enjoy a drink or meal afterwards and would like to plan multi day trips to enjoy something more interesting. Prefer mid-week although I could do weekend walks. I have indicated walking areas and counties but are not limited to those indicated. If my post interests you do get in touch

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
The English Midlands; 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:

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: 85610

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

My Message: Hi, I am looking for pleasant, easy going male or female walking friends preferably located in The Midlands, but not limited to this area as I'm more than willing to travel for an adventurous day out. Someone who loves the outdoors and likes to have a gentle chat, someone who can listen as well as talk, who has a good sense of humour and who isn't averse to a bit of adventure. I love to take advantage of the lighter evenings in the Spring and Summer to walk locally (within a 20ish miles radius) during the week. I work a couple of days a week, but can fit in daytime walks on other weekdays and at weekends. Happy to discuss any possibilities. It would be great to hear from you. Best wishes and happy walking, Mo (Maureen).

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

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:

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. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. 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: 87638

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

My Message: Hi all,

I'm Lee, a mid-forties male, and I would like to meet new walking friends, male or female to spend time walking and enjoying our wonderful countryside and just being outdoors.

I enjoy both multi-day, long distance paths and less strenuous steady walks too. Oddly enough my walks usually end at a nice country pub or two!
I'm experienced at map reading and navigating, although that doesn't necessarily mean I always finish the walk at the intended time!
Sometimes I'll take a lightweight tent and camp and make it an outdoors weekend or a B&B etc.
My 'bread and butter' walking area is the Settle-Carlisle railway, but I'm equally happy anywhere in the quiet countryside.

I work part-time; so I've some availability on a weekday and also some weekends too. If you want someone to walk with who ( probably!) won't get you lost and has a good sense of humour, that would be me! Do drop me a line..

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West Scotland; North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; 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 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 but do not have access to a vehicle.

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: 209365

I am a Male Walker, in my mid 20s, based near Ipswich hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi,
Forgot I had unused credits here, so just getting back into walking especially with lockdown hit again.
Easy going and happy to go for any length walk, up for a challenge of any long distance treks as well.
Happy to travel to meet as well.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; East Anglia; 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:

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. 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;

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: 176165

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

My Message: Hi, John here. Hoping to meet like-minded people/person to spend a few hours, or even a few days with.
I enjoy walking in any type of environment, followed by a beer or two after a good slog. I have walked in most National Parks, and walked up a few mountains. My navigational skills are above average and I always plan the route before setting off. With some notice, I am able to reach for the walking boots almost anytime.
I am more than happy to teach navigation skills to anyone.
I have no walking ambitions, I just love to get out and enjoy the view. So, if you wish to spend a couple of hours, or longer with me, please let me know.

I love the outdoors, walking, hiking, climbing, kayaking, coasteering, gorge walking.....the list goes on!
I have a campervan that I have just converted and, as I'm self-employed, I am able to go anywhere, at any time (almost). I like to get away as much as I can.
Care to join me sometime? (Obviously when the 'rona has gone!!).
Just spent 5 days in Matlock which was great. The weather not so, but I got some good walks in. It's just a shame nobody could share the enjoyment with me.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; East Anglia; The Heart of 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 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 my own Campervan/Motorhome.

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

I am also interested in:

  • 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;
  • Rock Climbing

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 5 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;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

I really don't like Scrambling & Edges - they are defintely not for me. 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 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;

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: 213953

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

My Message: I just love walking and want people to go walking and to socialise with. If we can get a good weather day and a view, all the better. I'd be happy to meet up with men or women for a day's walk, anytime soon. At least it's something we can still do at this time. (However, I'd be keen to meet a man who shares my love of walking)
I've walked the whole of the SWCP, circuit of the Isle of Wight, the South Downs Way and the Cotswold Way. I love walking in the Lake District and would love to do the Coast to Coast. Am also trying to the Wessex Ridgeway in single day trips from home. But I also love a blow on the Marlborough Downs or just an amble along the canal. Tea or a pub meal at the end is a bonus.
I'm retired and don't have any regular commitments except Tuesday mornings and Wednesday evenings at the moment. I play tennis but don't want to appear super fit, just normal for a walker in her early 60's! Am happy to travel to meet up with someone and hope it might be you.

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

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:

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 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;
  • Skiing and/or Snowboarding

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

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