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Walking the watershed


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Publication Type
General Interest Book
Dave Hewitt
Date Published
201 x 145 mm
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Glasgow Digital Library 2018

In an age when to be considered a real hillwalker requires an ability to reel off a full quota of Munros, Corbetts etc, it's good to know things don't always have to be that way.

Some people still plan their walks using natural - if tortuous - routes, rather than those governed by the artificial criteria of humanly-imposed height and ease of access. Walking the Watershed is the story of one such walk: an 80-day journey along Scotland's east/west divide - the line separating rivers flowing to the east from those flowing west. From the Border to Cape Wrath, Dave Hewitt walked over 850 miles, with 100,000 metres of ascent. In so doing he learned a lot about Scotland, but a whole lot more about himself...

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