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Blairgowrie and District Next Steps

Updated 24th May 2019

 

Blairgowrie and East Perthshire Next Steps Walking Group

BaDNS provides a range of weekday walking opportunities supervised by fully qualified walk leaders and first aiders, suitable for most abilities.

Easy Walks   Moderate Walks   Serious Walks

News reports on facebook and our news page.

Subscriptions are now due for 31 May for the forthcoming year.

I'm planning another First Aid practice day, so an idea from the first aiders of when they cannot take part will help.  We will also need a willing (vic..) casualty.

The school holiday sessions are not set in stone so if you wish to take part and cannot make the listed date please let me know.

Thanks to Pat F, Hugh, John, Linda and Liz Ch, Irene R, Pat L, Linda for helping at today's rather wet setting up and putting away, dry between market.  Next one is on 25th May.

Our programme of walks range from easy low level or town based starter walks up to very serious extended and remote hill walking, and associated activities.  They are designed to allow people to develop and progress at their own pace reaching whatever standards they set for themselves.  Our programme evolved from the easy and short single walk Stride for Life programme that started in early 2004.  As people gained confidence and fitness many found that they needed more challenges.  This grew so successful that a full range of walks spread over different days had to be developed.  After an initial introduction (on a few Wednesday walks) all participants are welcome (bus seats permitting and subject to the subscription) to take part in whatever walks and activities they are capable of doing. 

Running totals for the moderate and advanced walks

May 2005 to date

Walked: 97,645.2km (60,673.9 miles),

Climbed: 3,748,787m (12,299,133ft or 2,329.4 miles),

 on 9,905 walk places, over 963 walks.

2019 to date Advanced Walks

Walked: 1,788.5km (1,111.3 miles),

Climbed: 77,185m (253,231ft or 48 miles),

 on 163 walk places, over 19 walks.

2019 to date Mid-Level Walks

Walked: 2,279.3km (1,416.3 miles),

Climbed: 74,771m (245,311ft or 46.5 miles),

 on 239 walk places, over 19 walks.

Not including more than 40 easy walks with an average of 34 people each year since January 2004 (more than 19,000 walk places over 1,360 walks). 

 

Walking is a great way to stay healthy and active.  It benefits weight control, blood pressure, cholesterol, helps to maintain healthy bones, muscles and joints whilst giving you more energy.

 

Can you prescribe nature?

 

"All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking."

- Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

 

Blairgowrie and District Next Steps follows the

Scottish Outdoor Access Code

Near Redmyre Loch.
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 It looks like Cairn of Claise has grown another several hundred metres!
 
News on our facebook page
 
Bachnagairn, Glen Moulzie.
 
 
The Dacies, Canness Glen.
 
 

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