The Long Walk 2006


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On arrival in Bude

On arrival in Bude

At the monument where we finished the Long Walk 2004

At the monument where we finished the Long Walk 2004

Off we go!

Off we go!

The Black Rock

The Black Rock

Mr Johnson

Mr Johnson

Some unusual sheep

Some unusual sheep

The path leads us onward

The path leads us onward

Anyone fancy a quick trip to sea level?

Anyone fancy a quick trip to sea level?

Huge cliffs

Huge cliffs

Richard, Jason, Andy and James

Richard, Jason, Andy and James

Gareth wasn´t around

Gareth wasn´t around

When the valleys are this beautiful nobody minds the climbing

When the valleys are this beautiful nobody minds the climbing

Risking life and limb

Risking life and limb

Bridge photo

Bridge photo

A photo within a photo

A photo within a photo

Stone column above Trebarwith Strand

Stone column above Trebarwith Strand

Trebarwith Strand from above

Trebarwith Strand from above

A stream reaches the sea

A stream reaches the sea

Plodding on

Plodding on

Some very severe climbing round here

Some very severe climbing round here

Downtown Port Isaac

Downtown Port Isaac

Doctor Martin´s House?

Doctor Martin´s House?

Port Isaac harbour

Port Isaac harbour

Not far to the pub

Not far to the pub

Back in Port Isaac for the start of day three

Back in Port Isaac for the start of day three

More hude cliffs

More hude cliffs

The path runs very close to the edge

The path runs very close to the edge

Scenery on a damp day

Scenery on a damp day

Don´t jump!

Don´t jump!

A natural arch

A natural arch

Rumps

Rumps

Reasonably pointless sign

Reasonably pointless sign

Richard and Jason at the top of a cliff

Richard and Jason at the top of a cliff

In case you´d forgotten

In case you´d forgotten

Holiday makers

Holiday makers

Crazy lorry demolishes hedges

Crazy lorry demolishes hedges

An ancient lighthouse

An ancient lighthouse

Myself at the top of another cliff

Myself at the top of another cliff

The group gets spread out again

The group gets spread out again

Coastal errosion in progress

Coastal errosion in progress

At the start of day four

At the start of day four

Ron´s walking in tights today

Ron´s walking in tights today

Lighthouse!

Lighthouse!

Lifeboat station

Lifeboat station

"The Round Hole"

"The Round Hole"

I really hope these cars were dumped here unoccupied

I really hope these cars were dumped here unoccupied

Cliffs in front, cliffs behind

Cliffs in front, cliffs behind

Andy, Richard and myself between the round hole and the ocean

Andy, Richard and myself between the round hole and the ocean

Andy, Richard and me again

Andy, Richard and me again

Beaufiful beach from above

Beaufiful beach from above

A good spot for lunch

A good spot for lunch

Long way to go

Long way to go

Lorna driving Benny the Bus

Lorna driving Benny the Bus

Dropping our tents on the morning of day five

Dropping our tents on the morning of day five

Lorna and the boys wave us off

Lorna and the boys wave us off

Richard likes his Land Rovers

Richard likes his Land Rovers

Good riddance to Newquay

Good riddance to Newquay

Could this be the ferry?

Could this be the ferry?

Unusual Land Rover selection

Unusual Land Rover selection

Nobody felt the urge to disobey this sign

Nobody felt the urge to disobey this sign

Francis and Jason pose next to more scary signs

Francis and Jason pose next to more scary signs

Cross section of an old mine shaft

Cross section of an old mine shaft

Typically stunning coatline

Typically stunning coatline

Old tin mines

Old tin mines

What could the MOD possibly be doing here?

What could the MOD possibly be doing here?

Richard and Jason say good morning to some of the locals

Richard and Jason say good morning to some of the locals

Rugged

Rugged

Following a small boy down a cliff

Following a small boy down a cliff

Campsite life

Campsite life

A rare photo of Debbie with her eyes open

A rare photo of Debbie with her eyes open

The walk through Hale is crushingly tedious

The walk through Hale is crushingly tedious

It took us over three hours to get from just over there

It took us over three hours to get from just over there

DIY Sign

DIY Sign

Arriving in St Ives

Arriving in St Ives

Francis, Richard and Jason heading for Zennor

Francis, Richard and Jason heading for Zennor

Granite and Lichen

Granite and Lichen

Scrambling over the boulders

Scrambling over the boulders

My favourite section of the walk

My favourite section of the walk

Richard´s favourite too

Richard´s favourite too

A bit of rock climbing

A bit of rock climbing

At Zennor Head

At Zennor Head

The Tinners Arms at Zennor

The Tinners Arms at Zennor

Richard and Francis on Zennor Head

Richard and Francis on Zennor Head

A stream carves another valley for us to climb

A stream carves another valley for us to climb

Tin mine ruins

Tin mine ruins

View down from my resting place - about 80 metres

View down from my resting place - about 80 metres

Jason looks nervous

Jason looks nervous

Vital refueling stop

Vital refueling stop

More tin mine ruins

More tin mine ruins

Lighthouse with fog horns

Lighthouse with fog horns

Leaving the lighthouse behind

Leaving the lighthouse behind

Huge collection of mine ruins

Huge collection of mine ruins

Richard rests on a pipe

Richard rests on a pipe

Quite a commute

Quite a commute

Gothic mansion at Cape Cornwall

Gothic mansion at Cape Cornwall

We did it! Richard, Francis, Jason and myself at Dr Syntax´s Head, Lands End

We did it!  Richard, Francis, Jason and myself at Dr Syntax´s Head, Lands End

Cloth badge presentation

Cloth badge presentation

Thankyou!

Thankyou!

Group photo - the walkers

Group photo - the walkers

The whole team

The whole team

Lorna and me

Lorna and me