Missing Links

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Last year we failed to complete some of the GR10 due in part for a need to enjoy some of the finer elements of French cuisine, wine, beer, hotels, flat horizons – you get the picture. Not carrying a tent … Continued

Merens to Py 

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The last week has been spent in the company of friends in Foix, and in the amazing cities of Toulouse and Bordeaux. As you might have gathered, we stopped walking in a place called Py, 5 days on from Merens-les-vals.  … Continued


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Today we head on an epic hike into the Ariege. Accommodation is less frequent (meaning longer walking days) and more basic. So updates will be infrequent. That said the telecommunication systems may surprise us all. We will finish the Ariage … Continued

Bareges to L’Oule

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Distance: 22.7km Up: 1309m Down: 728m Special Feature: walking through a living geography lesson. Challenge: Rock scrambling aka “puzzle walking”. You know we said that if there was one day that you might do, the one where Midi d’Ossau looms … Continued