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JOHN MERRILL'S WALK LIST


JOHN MERRILL'S LONG WALK LIST -


The following is a list of long walks - mostly over 100 miles - that John has completed throughout the world. This does not include the 8,107 short/long/challenge walks that John has created, and written about in his guidebooks. Or the hundreds of 25 mile and 40 mile walks he has also completed.


The combined total is over 218,000 miles, using 132 pairs of boots.


The walks so far -


Around the Lake District - 205 miles.

Swiss Alps, plus Matterhorn and Eiger - 215 miles.

Around the Isle of Arran & mountains - 120 miles.

Coast walk around the Isle of Mull and Iona - 250 miles.

Hebridean Journey - 1,004 miles.

Derwent Watershed Walk - 42 miles. TWICE

Cleveland Way - 113 miles - FIFTEEN TIMES

Wolds Way - 79 miles.

Peakland Way - 100 miles - FIFTEEN TIMES - first time in 1969.

Pennine Way - 271 miles - SIX TIMES (4 times in 4 months).

Northern Isles Journey - 963 miles.

Irish Island Journey - 1,578 miles.

Derbyshire Boundary Walk - 281 miles.

Norwich Cathedral to Durham Cathedral -  420 miles.

Offa's Dyke Path - 176 miles - THREE TIMES

Cotswold Way - 102 miles - THREE TIMES

Peak District National Park Boundary Walk - 200 miles.

North Downs Way - 155 miles - FIVE TIMES

Parkland Journey - 2,304 miles

Winchester to Canterbury - 210 miles - TWICE

Peddars Way & Norfolk Coast Path - 93 miles - TWICE

Cuckoo Trail (Chesterfield Canal) - 45 miles. TWICE

Around Rutland Water - 25 miles - FIVE TIMES

S. W. Coast Path - 630 miles - TWICE

The Ridgeway - 85 miles - FIVE TIMES

South Downs Way - 100 miles - THREE TIMES

Thames Path -184 miles - FIVE TIMES

Pembrokeshire Coast Path - 186 miles - THREE TIMES

West Highland Way - 93 miles.

Robin Hood's Way - 108 miles.

The Limey Way - 40 miles - 18 TIMES

Land's End to John o'Groats - 1,608 miles

Entire coastline of England, Wales and Scotland - 6,800 miles - TWICE

Appalachian Trail (USA) - 2,500 miles.

Austriain Alps - end to end - 750 miles.

Holland to Hendaye, Spain via all the Swiss Alps, French Alps and Pyrenees - 2,800 miles.

Pacific Crest Trail (USA) - 3,000 miles

Oregan Coast Trail - 85 miles.

Continental Divide Trail (USA) - 3,000 miles

America - coast to coast walk - 4,260 miles.

Trent & Mersey Canal - End to End - 100 miles.

The Rideau Trail (Canada) - 180 miles.

The Bruce Trail to Niagara Falls (Canada) - 457 miles.

The Clock Carriers Way (Black Forest, Germany) - 125 miles

The Loire Valley (France) - 450 miles.

Santa Fe Trail - 1,100 miles.

River Seine - Paris to sea - 160 miles.

Normandy Coast - Le Havre to Dieppe - 90 miles.

The Buckeye Trail, Ohio, USA - 1,300 miles.

Le Puy, France to Santiago de Compostella & Cape Finisterre - 1,130 miles.

Seville to Santiago de Compostella (Spain) - The Silver Way - 750 miles.

Lagos, Algarve, Portugal to Santiago de Compostella - 650 miles.

St. Olav's Way (Norway) - Oslo to Trondheim - 420 miles.

The Cathar's Way (France) - 180 miles.

Aosta Valley High Level Route (Italy) - 220 miles

Hong Kong Island Trails - 280 miles.

Himalayan Treks - Everest Base Camp; Cho Oyu Base Camp; Annapurna Base Camp; Annapurna Circuit; Langtang Valley; Utter Pradish - 932 miles.

Auverne High Level Route France) - 230 miles.

The Bon Hommes Way (France & Spain) - 220 miles.

St. Gilles du Gard Pilgrim's route (France) - 200 miles.

Chemin de Mont St. Michel (France) - 230 miles.

New Mexico, USA - mountains and all trails - 940 miles.

The Hertfordshire Boundary Walk - 190 miles.

The Saffron Trail (Essex) - 72 miles.

St. Peter's Way (Essex) - 42 miles.

The Essex Way - 81 miles.

The Grand Union Canal - London to Birmingham - 156 miles.

St. Cuthbert's Trail - 70 miles.

Wainwright's Coast to Coast - 183 miles - TWICE

Camino d'Assisi (Italy) - 200 miles.

Across Corsica - 200 miles.

Via Ferrata's, Italy - 230 miles.

Jotunhiemen - 28 glaciers and all major peaks (Norway) - 560 miles.

Majorca (Spain) - 180 miles.

Prague to Vienna - 240 miles.

Essex coastline - 200 miles. THREE TIMES

Llangollen Canal - 56 miles. TWICE

The Chesopeake-Ohio Canal (USA) - 250 miles.

King Ludwig Way (Germany) - 76 miles.

The Tour of Mont Blanc (France) - 100 miles. TWICE

London to Canterbury - 76 miles - FIVE TIMES.

Two Islands Pilgrimage Walk - 67 miles.

Ramsgate to Isle of Sheppy - 70 miles.

Tatra Mountains - 180 miles.

Cyprus - 167 miles.

Spain - Costa's - 430 miles.

London to Walsingham - 190 miles.

Ely to Walsingham - 72 miles.

London to Brighton - 77 miles.

River's Way & Limey Way - 80 miles - FIVE TIMES

The London Loop - 190 miles.

The Capital Ring - 75 miles.

Peak District High Level Route - 90 miles. THREE TIMES

The Wealdway - 86 miles.

The Saxon Shore Way - 160 miles.

Menorca walks - 80 miles.

Two Moors Way - 82 miles.

Isle of Wights Coast Path - 78 miles. Three times.

Jersey Coastline - 57 miles.

Isle of Anglesey Coast Path - 130 miles.

Isle of Man Coast Path - 100 miles.

Across Wales - 42 miles.

London to Oxford - 100 miles.

The National Forest Way - 100 miles.

Caen to Mont St. Michel - 100 miles.