Let’s Walk Festival with Vicky Welsh

Many of you will know the original founder of BBNW Vicky Welsh who has been quietly organising an exciting new project over the last 18 months – the Let’s Walk…

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My 52 mile Nordic walking challenge

Last weekend, whilst 16 of our club were enjoying 10 mile walks along the Cornish coast, I was trying to complete a 52 mile challenge walk in 24 hours.  I’m…

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Nordic walking the Bath Beat

Gale force winds aren't the ideal forecast for Nordic walking between 12.5 and 26.5 miles - but did that deter our Bath Beaters?  Not one bit (of course).  We're made…

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Our Spring Challenge – the Bath Beat

It’s here again – our BNW Spring Challenge – and this time we’re heading to Bath for the Bath Beat! Earlier this year over fifty of us took on the mighty…

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The South Wales Three Peaks challenge

Our great BNW Spring challenge is completed.  What a mammoth effort from everyone.  What an achievement.  What a day! The weather forecast was for mist, drizzle and fog.  I had been…

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Snowshoeing in the Pyrenees

We are nearing the end a fabulous few days exploring the Pallars Sobira region of the Catalan Pyrenees.  The magnificence of these mountains is undisputable, although the weather was moody…

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Cross-country skiing in Finland

As many of you may know, I have spent the last week in Akaslompolo, a small Lapp village deep within the Arctic Circle - the perfect place for cross-country skiing. This…

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Longer walks and research update

I’m bursting with news this week, so read on and enjoy.Longer walks and trips abroadOne of the most exciting things about Nordic walking for me is the way it has…

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