Long distance hiking thread

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I did a hike in southern Iceland in winter. Beautiful, but I'm glad I packed ski Goggles.
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Seneca of the Night wrote:This is a good video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6A5HY7hDeQA

Hiking in north Iceland.
looks like a fun little walk. got lucky with the weather though.
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Taking the day off work on 1st November for a hike in Glencoe or Cairngorms if any local, or not local, boardies fancied a day out. Could be tempted into an overnighter.
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Slight update.

Mini-KG has 6 day trek in Dec including Poon Hill, followed by 3-4 community work. Trek is slightly less than he would like (max 3500m I think) but overall looks great.

I think it will give him a good taste of things.

Spoke to another parent last night with kid on same trip - they did Kokoda this year which I think is meant to be 1) excellent, 2) tough.

Quite an Aussie thing to do - anyone done it? What’s the overall experience like?
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Humid, muddy, tough is what I have heard, but usually you have porters I believe.
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kiwigreg369 wrote:Slight update.

Mini-KG has 6 day trek in Dec including Poon Hill, followed by 3-4 community work. Trek is slightly less than he would like (max 3500m I think) but overall looks great.

I think it will give him a good taste of things.

Spoke to another parent last night with kid on same trip - they did Kokoda this year which I think is meant to be 1) excellent, 2) tough.

Quite an Aussie thing to do - anyone done it? What’s the overall experience like?
Australians generally seem to think it’s very hard.
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kiwigreg369 wrote:Slight update.

Mini-KG has 6 day trek in Dec including Poon Hill, followed by 3-4 community work. Trek is slightly less than he would like (max 3500m I think) but overall looks great.

I think it will give him a good taste of things.

Spoke to another parent last night with kid on same trip - they did Kokoda this year which I think is meant to be 1) excellent, 2) tough.

Quite an Aussie thing to do - anyone done it? What’s the overall experience like?
Prepare for many steps, that's all I'll say
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