20 November, 2022
I walk 9km every morning before 9 o'clock, which means in the Winter months the walks are pre-sunrise, so it is pretty much dark for at least 50% of the walking time.
Due to the dark mornings, my early morning Winter months walks are pre-sunrise, so it is pretty much dark for at least 50% of the walking time.
Therefore, lighting is essential.
My go to light is a cyclops design hat with the light positioned in the middle of the hat.
The main benefit of this is you are hands free and do not have to carry a torch.
The one I use is a LED knitted hat with three lighting levels, lasting for around 2 hours on full charge and can be recharged by USB .
As a back up I also hang a torch around my wrist just in case I need it.
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The latest 9km by 9am walk takes us on the walk along the mountain track to the summit of Ben Nevis the highest peak in the British Isles. 16.69 km, 8 hours 40 minutes, 1,345 metres or 4,413 feet above sea level. It is an experience I will never forget - 36,000 steps and memories that will last forever.
The latest 9km by 9am walk takes us on a circular walk to the summit of Waun Fach, the highest peak in the Black Mountains and the second highest in Bannau Brycheiniog (formerly the Brecon Beacons). 5 hours 24 minutes – Distance 14.00KM.
The latest 9km by 9am walk takes us on a linear walk to the summit of Sugar Loaf in the Black Mountains near Abergavenny in South Wales. 2 hours 43 minutes – Distance 6.00KM.
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