Plan & Go | Pennine Way

All you need to know to complete Britain’s first and finest long-distance trail
Plan & Go | Pennine Way
 

Authors: Danielle Fenton, Wayne Fenton
Publisher: Sandiburg Press
Series: Plan & Go Hiking

ISBN: 978-1-943126-04-0
Pages: 197
Retail price: $16.95

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Description

Plan & Go | Pennine Way is the complete guide to hiking one of Britain’s best known and toughest trails. In a clear and concise manner, the book describes what to expect from the 268-mile journey along the ‘backbone of England’ and provides all the essential planning information to save you time and effort with your own preparations. Supported by step-by-step instructions and first-hand recommendations, you will be well-equipped and feel more confident about completing this memorable hiking adventure from Edale in the Peak District to the Scottish border town of Kirk Yetholm.

The book provides answers to the following questions (and more):

  • How do I prepare for the PW?
  • When is the best time to go?
  • How many days will it take me?
  • What are my lodging options?
  • How do I organize transportation?
  • Where can I resupply food & water?
  • What kind of gear works best?
  • How do I get there and back?

In addition, Plan & Go | Pennine Way offers practical advice on athletic training, which food to pack and in what quantities, how to select gear and which items work best, as well as various other essentials for the trail. The book further includes different budget options and sample hiking itineraries to help you create an itinerary that best suits your personal preferences. The wealth of facts and figures is completed by the entertaining and highly motivating account of the authors’ own 24-day Pennine Way adventure.

About the Authors

Danielle & Wayne Fenton, both born in England during the 1970s, have been a couple for 18 years. Their passion for the great outdoors was ignited during their first career break in 2010, where they bought a pair of walking boots for the first time and hiked in various parts of South East Asia, China, New Zealand, and the USA. Since then, they have completed several thru-hikes around the world, including the ’W’ trek in Torres del Paine, Chile, Colca Canyon in Peru, the John Muir Trail in the USA, and the West Highland Way in Scotland.

Table of Contents

Welcome
1. Introduction
2. Summary of the Challenge
___a. Requirements
___b. Time
___c. Budget
3. What to Expect
___a. Trails & Navigation
___b. Points of Interest
___c. Weather
___d. Camping
___e. Water
___f. Safety
___g. Flora & Fauna
___h. Other Conditions
4. Long Lead Items
___a. Permits
___b. Hiking Buddy
___c. Travel Arrangements
___d. Accommodation
5. Planning & Preparation
___a. Itinerary
___b. Food
___c. Resupply
___d. Training
6. Gear
___a. Clothing
___b. Hiking
___c. Sleeping
___d. Food & Drinks
___e. Medical & Personal Care
___f. Other Essentials
7. Personal Experience
___a. Plan
___b. Go
Appendices
___A. Checklists
___B. Food Suggestions
___C. Campsite, Bunkhouse & Hostel Listing
___D. Distance Chart
___E. Elevation Profiles
___F. Links & References
___G. List of Abbreviations
About the Authors
Special Thanks
Disclaimer

 

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