Author archives: Fredrik Ahlburg Keate

Advice for an Aspiring Hiker

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Hiking is great, the fresh air, the exercise, the freedom, the escape from the hectic pace of modern life. A long distance hike can help slow your mind down, giving you some space to think, time to sort through the million ideas buzzing round your brain, time away from the constant beep of emails, texts, facebook and all the other distractions we have grown [...]

Getting Started, Getting Here

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"That's it," I said, sitting back and looking round at my friends. "That's what I'm going to do. I'm going to live in the woods". It was the early autumn of 2012, three of us sat in my friend's room having just watched 'Into the Wild'. The other two agreed enthusiastically. Phrases like "it would be great", "totally amazing" and "me too!" were thrown aroun[...]

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