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sussamb

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Re: unofficial montane spine/challenger
« Reply #30 on: 17:08:18, 10/01/20 »
Yes, Day 1 was bad last year but looking to be even worse this year  :(
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Re: unofficial montane spine/challenger
« Reply #31 on: 17:11:25, 10/01/20 »
Almost impossible as with people being so tired, those that do manage to get some, there's always at least one mega snorer. Then there's comings and goings. it's best to just have a short lie down, a shower, clothing change and food and be on your way.Pavel is at Tan Hill inn at the moment taking part in some filming apparently.I think given the weather forecast there will be lots of retirements during day's 1 & 2. Wind, cold and rain are one thing but all three together takes their toll.

 Thanks for the reply,Dave.The weather does look bad,especially during the Challenger tomorrow from mid-day onwards,high winds followed by several hours of torrential rain.

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Re: unofficial montane spine/challenger
« Reply #32 on: 17:17:41, 10/01/20 »
I always look for people to follow in the race and I've just noticed that in the Challenger there is a man who has the same name as me, though he spells it differently.



Great minds think alike Ridge! So Iím following Sue no. 171 and Toby no. 231 as thats my grandsonís name.

sussamb

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Re: unofficial montane spine/challenger
« Reply #33 on: 08:30:52, 11/01/20 »
Well they're off Ö dot watching now for a week  :)

Only know a couple doing the Challenger but quite a few on the full Spine so I'll be glued to the screen  O0
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Re: unofficial montane spine/challenger
« Reply #34 on: 09:22:59, 11/01/20 »
Yes, that's a week lost to staring at a screen trying to work out who is where from when they last updated.

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Re: unofficial montane spine/challenger
« Reply #35 on: 14:48:48, 11/01/20 »
Missing this year is the time individual trackers last updated, or at least I'm not seeing it, previous years this was shown so it makes it slightly more difficult to see what's happening.

Edit: It is there but not shown when you hover over a number, you need to click on it first.
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harland

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Re: unofficial montane spine/challenger
« Reply #36 on: 17:10:47, 11/01/20 »
Well they are approaching Hebden Bridge after 9 hours, although perhaps it will take them 10 hours to where I stayed overnight, but it took me 3 days. :-[

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Re: unofficial montane spine/challenger
« Reply #37 on: 17:15:42, 11/01/20 »
I worry that I am getting blasť about the amazing speed they achieve. The person I am following is at the end of day 2 for any normal human being.

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Re: unofficial montane spine/challenger
« Reply #38 on: 18:55:58, 11/01/20 »
426 has made a quick transition at Hebden Bridge and has at least a mile lead and nobody else has yet left.  It looks as though there is heavy rain there at the moment.

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Re: unofficial montane spine/challenger
« Reply #39 on: 19:02:27, 11/01/20 »
426 has made a quick transition at Hebden Bridge and has at least a mile lead and nobody else has yet left.  It looks as though there is heavy rain there at the moment.
Curtis,the leader at Hebden,might still be in front as his tracker has stopped working again.

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Re: unofficial montane spine/challenger
« Reply #40 on: 19:07:20, 11/01/20 »
He has it switched on now and he is still at Hebden Bridge.  However 419 is now chasing him.

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Re: unofficial montane spine/challenger
« Reply #41 on: 19:11:17, 11/01/20 »
He has it switched on now and he is still at Hebden Bridge.
Bit surprised really as he has been going strong all day.
 Weather looks really horrible and I am sure some will retire with hypothermia.Cold,high winds and heavy rain is a very unpleasant combination,probably far worse than a still night with temperatures of minus five.

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Re: unofficial montane spine/challenger
« Reply #42 on: 20:03:33, 11/01/20 »
I don't envy them being out tonight, I wouldn't want to set foot outside my own front door it is so vile here.

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Re: unofficial montane spine/challenger
« Reply #43 on: 20:16:52, 11/01/20 »
Just returned to the computer from my nice warm kitchen after having a lovely meal.  Back to "The challenge" before I retire to my nice warm bed later!  I'm not surprised that 4 have had to retire already.

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Re: unofficial montane spine/challenger
« Reply #44 on: 20:20:57, 11/01/20 »
Curtis,the leader at Hebden,might still be in front as his tracker has stopped working again.

Was passed at Hebden and now in third place
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