What I’ve learnt so far about tramping with migraines. I often used to go tramping on my own, and had the occasional migraine alone in the wilderness. But that was before the migraines became very frequent – now I have migraines for around 10-12 days a month, that means for any longer tramp I goContinue reading “How to tramp with migraines”
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Why bother tramping?
Really – why do it? Why not stay at home and watch Netflix? Let’s be honest, tramping involves pain. Even without a migraine disorder, it hurts to go tramping. By the end of the day, your feet throb, your shoulders ache, you’ve got calluses from where your pack rubs and, if unlucky, blisters from suboptimalContinue reading “Why bother tramping?”
What are we taking and how much does it weigh? Very good questions. Not entirely sure, yet, but here is the latest estimate. What we’ll wear while walking: T shirt (Icebreaker), shorts, socks (Icebreaker) and boots (Lowa), sunhat, underwear, walking poles (Leki), gaiters, sunglasses/glasses. Gear carried in Osprey Ariel 55 l pack. This has noContinue reading “Gear list”