Posts tagged walking alone
Science, self-confidence and a 300mile hike around Cornwall

In June 2017, Sophie Pavelle completed a 300 mile solo trek around the entire coast of Cornwall in the UK. Sophie explains how she set off on a one-woman mission to directly test the potential and efficacy of social media as an effective tool to communicate messages about science, British wildlife, the environment whilst using her hiking-expedition as the narrative. Read more on her adventure on our blog!

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Heather Egan : Walking Coast to Coast in the UK

In the British Summer of 2016 you turned her back on conformity and decided to walk from coast to coast in the UK - with no training or real preparation of what lay ahead. With a 'can-do' attitude Heather borrowed a tent, rucksack, bought some walking boots and took her first step into her adventure. Heather shares her story with us on embracing the unknown and stepping out of her comfort zone.. one step at a time.

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How to be Confident When Hiking Alone

When I decided to start bushwalking I knew I wanted to walk alone, I wasn’t very fit and I hadn’t been out in the bush since I was a kid.  I was not afraid of animals or hurting myself, however, I was afraid of other people. I think this is probably a feeling that many women have. For me to overcome this, it was a matter of experiencing being in the bush on my own and in time realising that the majority of people I’ve come across have been very friendly. 

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