The Road goes ever on and on; Down from the door where it began;
Now far ahead the Road has gone; And I must follow, if I can;
Pursuing it with eager feet; Until it joins some larger way;
Where many paths and errands met; And whither then? I cannot say.

[JRR Tolkien, Lord of the Rings]

Monday 29 December 2008

The Year in Numbers


Number of miles walked:


(and that’s not rounded; my log shows 1800.2 miles)

Number of feet ascended:


(that is rounded and is only approximate)

Number of photographs resulting:


(oooh, that looks like a made up number too; it’s not)

Number of summits visited:

a paltry


Number of nights spent in a tent:


13 in Wendy, 70 in Vera, 2 in Midi Tent

Number of words blogged via the tiny Pocketmail keyboard whilst walking LEJOG:


Number of words contained in my book of the year’s walks:


which equates to 219 A4 pages

Number of walks that I just realised I omitted from the compilation:





1 comment:

  1. Very impressive!
    You may not match the distance and days in 2009, but I think you might encounter a few summits to boost the comparative stats!
    Have a great year.
    Martin and Sue