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Dartmoor: The Tors east of Peter Tavy

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Familiar ground today, with the added spice of taking more time to stop and really appreciate the surroundings. What I am learning from this Tor Bagging malarkey is that it isn't all about tick lists and targets; it slows your pace, encourages you to explore, introduces you to a greater awareness of the environment, and strengthens the passion you have for the place you are walking in.

Dartmoor: another Sheeps Tor wildcamp

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Continuing our adventures after our morning stroll (my previous post HERE), we left Princetown early afternoon. Our destination was to be Sheeps Tor for a wild camp. Time would tell how we fared, as the weather was looking ominous; a reliable prediction of a soggy conclusion to the day hanging over us!

Dartmoor: a busy morning; a stroll, Active Summer, and the Dartmoor Timelapse Film

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My weekend was pretty much going to be the usual smash and grab on the South-West, sandwiched between the drive to and from London. What I didn't expect was that, on Thursday night, when in a tweet to @FlintyRich, I extended an offer to join me on Dartmoor, the said offer would be taken up!

Dartmoor: a sweltering tor bagging, wild camping, social hiking field test

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This weekend was to be an exciting one for me. This trip was the culmination of my collating Dartmoor Tor related data from various sources, and the masterful work of +Phil Sorrell, creator of www.shareyouradventure.com, moulding it into a valuable tool for both Social Hikers and Tor Baggers! This weekend, in addition to a wild camp on Pew Tor, we were going to give this, soon to be released, addition to the site a field test!