Chris Townsend is something of a hero to me. When I was first looking to undertake multi-day backpacking trips more than 20 years ago, it was Chris’s book, The Backpacker’s Handbook that I referred to for information and advice. I’ve followed his work and his exploits ever since.
Chris has a huge depth and breadth of long distance walking experience – both on trail and off trail – and his advice and opinions are always practical and pragmatic.
It was a real delight to spend the day walking with Chris in the Cairngorms near to where he lives in the Scottish Highlands. We talked about wilderness journeys, wild places, gear, best practice and photography.
There’s a tonne of advice and perspective in this podcast for both the novice backpacker as well as the seasoned trail hiker.
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