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Friday Cafe Nordic Walx - this is up to 2 hours and 5 miles often followed by a coffee at a local cafe or bring your own flask for an after walk coffee and chat.
Todays walk: A different take on a favourite walk. Walking up past the Alton Barnes white horse to the Wansdyke and then down towards East Kennet via the old Ridgeway. Then back up via White Horse Trail back to Wansdyke and back.
Pace & Intensity: Fairly moderate paced walk suitable for most abilities.
Gradient: there are some hills which can be taken slowly.
Miles: This walk is around 6 miles.
Notes: We can drive down to Honeystreet Mill Cafe afterwards for a coffee or light lunch. I will need to book outdoor tables in bubbles of 6 people so please advise when you book if you want to join us.
Nordic Walking is an enhancement of ordinary walking – it makes something we can all do… twice as effective! Nordic Walking uses poles to in order to add two major benefits to walking.The use of poles means the upper body muscles are used as well as the legs The poles help to propel the walker along – this means he/she works harder than usual yet the support given by the poles makes it feel easier!
Nordic Walking is a specific fitness technique and is not to be confused with trekking, hill walking or trail running as the poles are not planted in front of the walker/runner but in a specific way that increases the use of the upper body. It can be done by anybody, anywhere and does not require expensive equipment or clothing.
Note: To participate in regular Nordic WALX, you must have completed our Nordic Freedom Course.
Covid 19 guidelines
You must re-visit your PARQ and answer all questions including decalrations on COVID 19.Please do not attend a walk if you have any symptoms and inform me if you develope symptoms within 72 hours of attending a walk.
Please bring your own equipement or if you need to borrow poles you will be provided with Activator strapless poles which are much easier to clean.
All activities will respect social distancing guidelines of 1 metre plus apart.
You can wear a mask if you would prefer to but this is not mandatory.
We are only able to visit cafe in groups of 6 - so you need to let me know if you intend to join us. Masks are required in the cafe.