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The Gerald Brenan Traverse! - Spready - 03-30-2011 06:25 PM
Ok, just when I have started to get the next 18 months planned out - you throw a spanner in the works!
Whats your max number on this?
What time do you think you will be starting from Granada?
I have estimated 24hrs out on the hill and 24hrs recovery (Does Bar Flower have wheelchair access?) and then get back to UK!
Hear from you soon
(if this should go in the walking/trekking catagory - feel free to move....apologies!)
RE: The Gerald Brenan Traverse! - elperronegro - 03-30-2011 10:31 PM
It's simple. No max numbers, 3am start Granada, 19 hours target for completion followed by maximum recuperation time in Bar Flower.
If only James is interested then so be it. James will have to do it (no pressure on him ha), with Spanish Highs supporting, and we shall have a good time and report back. We shall have raised as much as much we can for Cancer Research. Cant say fairer than that!
RE: The Gerald Brenan Traverse! - La Gringa - 03-31-2011 01:39 AM
Tell James I'm in too. Will be great incentive to keep fit over the summer. Just ordering the book to work out the route !!
RE: The Gerald Brenan Traverse! - Spready - 03-31-2011 06:51 AM
I will send out the info to my usual bunch today. I am hoping to get 6-8 people!
Have a good day out on the hill
In case anyone wants it...
RE: The Gerald Brenan Traverse! - Tinkerbell - 03-31-2011 01:32 PM
Dont forget other than actually doing the walk the idea is to raise money for Cancer Research. Anyone taking part is asked to get as much sponsorship as possible.
See the Just Giving page
RE: The Gerald Brenan Traverse! - Spready - 03-31-2011 03:51 PM
(03-31-2011 01:32 PM)Tinkerbell Wrote: Dont forget other than actually doing the walk the idea is to raise money for Cancer Research. Anyone taking part is asked to get as much sponsorship as possible.
That is the only reason I am even considering it! Sounds a physical nightmare...
A few years ago I did a recreation of a march between Hyde and Chester. The distance was 54 Miles on flat road and path and it took 16 1/2 hrs. My legs didn't work for 2 days after!!!
Will let you know if we can get out to support the charity and have a crack at it.
RE: The Gerald Brenan Traverse! - Tinkerbell - 03-31-2011 04:33 PM
2 days recoverary thats good going, it would have taken me a year
Hope you can make it and get a team together, by September we will be sitting outside the flower bar as the weather should hopefully be good so wheelchair access will not be a prob
RE: The Gerald Brenan Traverse! - philjones - 03-31-2011 05:21 PM
Despite the abuse I sent you early re this ridculous idea..........I've just bought the book! I'll get back to you when I've read it and seen exactly what it involves. It sounds like madness, but that should suit James!
RE: The Gerald Brenan Traverse! - theapprentice - 03-31-2011 08:28 PM
I am genuinely very excited about this and it would be great for as many enthusiastic people as possible to come along with me for the journey. It's always a great help to have people to bounce off when your morale starts to waiver. It might be tough but it will also be fun and most importantly its for a good cause, regardless of whether we beat 19 hours.
RE: The Gerald Brenan Traverse! - La Gringa - 04-01-2011 02:43 AM
Ive just bought the book too....if anyone wants it after Ive finished drop me a line....no point in EVERYONE getting it ?!