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How long have you been walking as a pastime?

Discussion in 'General Walking Discussions' started by Tribble, Oct 30, 2017.

  1. Tribble

    Tribble Regular Member

    I've only recently started walking and, if I'm honest, I haven't really gone out of my way to do lots of walks as it's more of a casual and social thing for me, but I wondered how long you have all been walking as a hobby? Years, decades, forever? ^_^
     
  2. Spinney

    Spinney Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Location:
    Under the edge
    Decades...
    [insert grumpy old woman smiley here]
     
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  3. Rocky

    Rocky Regular Staff Member

    Location:
    On the sofa
    Yes, decades here....my first serious walking holiday was with my brother-in-law in 1977 when we spent a week in Snowdonia culminating in doing the Snowdon horseshoe.
     
  4. TVC

    TVC Active Member Staff Member

    Location:
    Leicester
    I stopped smoking in 2001 and it was shortly after that I started to explore the hillier and more interesting parts of Britain.
     
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  5. ian h

    ian h New Member

    It's a bit more serious than the word 'pastime' suggests. A lot of local exploration, and occasional forays further afield. Can't remember when I started.
     
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  6. Strolling Guy

    Strolling Guy New Member

    Probably decades
     
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  7. Spokey Dokey

    Spokey Dokey Regular Member

    45 years: 16-61.

    Flown by to darn quick and wish I'd done even more (sounds like parent alert).
     
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