Coast to Coast

Posts concerning the Wainwright Coast to Coast walk May 1st to12th 2016.


coast to coast walk gadget review

Coast to Coast walk gadget review

Coast to Coast walk gadget review Coast to Coast walk gadget review includes Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, Runkeeper, OS Maps online, Fitbit, Pangea Tracker and the Leatherman multitool.  I carried with me a number of gadgets and used 2 main Apps on the coast to coast walk. Here’s what I thought of them. Samsung Galaxy […]

Coast to Coast Kit list

Coast to Coast Kit List

Coast to Coast Kit List Feet are starting to recover from the coast to coast walk. I removed all the remaining plasters last night and have been giving them a good airing. No further details are necessary. I’ll soon be switching this daily diary back to my personal website philosopherontap but for now, whilst I have […]

coast to coast walk day 13

The morning after the 13 days before

coast to coast walk day 13 On the coast to coast walk day 13  woke up at the usual time in Raven House B&B in Robin Hood’s Bay. It’s a classic seaside bed and breakfast and perfectly good. There is optional fried bread on the menu. Quality. We have a view looking out over the […]

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coast to coast weather update

Weather update for Coast to Coast

Coast to coast weather update As I get nearer the big day (travel to St Bees Saturday, walk Sunday) I’ve been looking a lot more closely at the weather forecast for the area. The forecast has been wet with wintry showers on high ground. Looks like we may get the wintry showers out of the […]

s7 edge waterproofness

samsung Galaxy S7 Edge rain test

Testing the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge waterproofness The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is officially far more waterproof than the Oneplus 2. It’s handily chucking it down in Lincoln so I went outside in the rain to test the S7 Edge. Most of the video is pointing at me and to the sky – just so […]

waterproof phone

Galaxy S7 Edge First Impressions

Galaxy S7 Edge waterproof phone I need a waterproof phone for the Coast to Coast sponsored walk. The new Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is a bit of a result. It feels great in the hand and the camera would appear to be top notch. I did um and ah a bit before buying it as […]

coast to coast training

Coast to coast training update

Coast to Coast training progress The Coast to Coast sponsored walk is 27 days away so it’s time for an update on how the preparations are going. Since I pushed the button in January and bought a pair of boots I’ve been gradually upping the level of intensity of the “training”. As well as my […]