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The Great North Walk: 1998
Linda and David’s 5th Annual Fitness & Weight Loss Program

The Great North Walk 1998

Total Distance on Foot : 170K
Number of Walking Days : 11
Average Daily Distance: 15.5K
Maximum Daily Distance : 21K
Average time walking per day : 9;5hrs
Accommodation : Camping 7, Guest House 1, Motels 2, Hotels 1
Most consecutive days without a shower :5
Best Camp Site : Barraba Trig
Nestled between Grass Trees with views over Cessnock.
Worst Camp Site : Warners Bay Motel.
Most Novel Camp Site : Giles’ Corner Goose Farm.
Best Meal : 3 Course pig out @ Esplanade Hotel, Newcastle
Worst Meal : Dried Vegies and Soup
Rain (on head) : None !!!!
Weather Generally : Bloody Freezing
Road Toll: 1 pair of very smelly Dunlop Volleys, 1 Torn Inner Bag
Number of times lost : None !!!
Corpses : 1 Cow, 1 Dolphin, 1 Human (Voluntary face plant from Mooney Mooney Bridge - 200ft drop. No, we’re not kidding.)