Walking Companion for the Great North Walk.

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Walking Companion for the Great North Walk.

Postby Strangel » Wed 14 Jun, 2017 10:00 pm

Hello!,
I'm looking for a walking companion for the Great north walk Sometime in the future, I'm pretty flexible with dates.

I've previously completed the Overland Track and I'm fairly fit. I'm easy going, relaxed. Let me know if you have any more questions!, or Let me know if there is a group already being organised!
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Re: Walking Companion for the Great North Walk.

Postby oldmanwalking » Thu 15 Jun, 2017 8:12 am

Hi.....I'd be interested in doing this walk but it all depends when you're planning on going, and for how long are you planning to walk?

I'm off O/S in August-September so don't know if that helps at all...?

Anyway, if you're still interested and would like a few details about me-experience etc, then please feel free to PM me any time.

I'm in Sydney....inner west by the way.

Cheers

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Re: Walking Companion for the Great North Walk.

Postby Strangel » Wed 21 Jun, 2017 11:39 am

Hi Norm,
I'm pretty flexible with dates and speed too.
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Re: Walking Companion for the Great North Walk.

Postby oldmanwalking » Wed 21 Jun, 2017 6:34 pm

Hi Strangel......thanks for the reply.

When had you in mind for this walk....I know you say you're flexible, but I guess you must have a vague idea?

Would be interested to hear whatever plans you have.....or if you'd like to discuss details?

Must admit I'm surprised about the lack of response to this post as I thought it might be something others here might be interested in doing.

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Re: Walking Companion for the Great North Walk.

Postby wildwanderer » Thu 22 Jun, 2017 2:02 pm

Good timing. Ive been planning a few sections of the GNW.

Due to work etc, I cant do a thru-hike of the entire GNW however can commit to two nights three days or possibly three night sections.

Im fairly fit and in my 30s. I walk for the scenery and nature experience rather than for fitness / getting to a point as fast as possible.

Happy to chat more about this.
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Re: Walking Companion for the Great North Walk.

Postby Jason richard watts » Sat 24 Jun, 2017 10:27 pm

Definitely keen and ready to rock n' roll anytime as I'm off work at the moment :) Shoot me a PM or email me at Jason.richard.watts@outlook.com. I'm planning a hike into the Grose Valley in NSW and I'm preparing for 2 months in Tasmania's South West wilderness for 2 months in Summer.
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Re: Walking Companion for the Great North Walk.

Postby Quinton » Tue 27 Jun, 2017 8:45 pm

Hi
I've done a couple full days and a couple one night solo hikes on the GNW. That's as far as my experience has taken me. Would be nice to have some company and to learn from others.
I can do 3 to 4 nights only due to work and family commitments. I'm on the Central Coast.
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Re: Walking Companion for the Great North Walk.

Postby James S » Sat 12 Aug, 2017 9:00 am

Although this post is a bit old now, I want to let anyone who is interested know that I and a friend are planning on doing 5 nights of the GNW soon - commencing in a week and a bit. We will be starting part way (near the Hawkesbury river sections).

We are enthusiastic but leisurely walkers with considerable bushwalking experience between us. We welcome others who are keen to accompany us for some or all of the walk.

If you are interested, please PM me and I can let you know the details.
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