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Episode 0101 (Trailer)

The who, what, why and how of the MWN podcast

In this Trailer-episode, MWN FB Group creator and podcast host, Mike Potts, talks about the background to the MWN podcast and its mission to advise, inform and inspire newbie hill walkers.

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Episode 0102

Paul Besley: Mtn Rescuer, MR Dog Handler & Author

In this episode, Mike talks to Paul Besley, Mountain Rescue team member, MR Dog Handler & Author, about his formative walking experiences and his experiences as a Peak District National Park ranger. Paul also gives some top tips for newbies venturing into the hills.

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Episode 0103

Paul Besley: Mtn Rescuer, MR Dog Handler & Author

In this episode, Mike talks to Paul Besley about his experiences on Mountain Rescue and as an MR Dog Handler . Paul also gives some top tips for newbies venturing into the hills.

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Episode 0104

Paul Besley: Mtn Rescuer, MR Dog Handler & Author

In this episode, Paul Besley describes his journey to becoming an author of guide books and a forth-coming novel. Paul lists his inspirational authors/books and gives advice to budding authors or those wanting to write articles for outdoors magazines.

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Episode 0105

Adrian Trendall: Skye Mtn Guide, Author of the Cuillin Traverse guide, Photographer and creator of All Things Cuillin Facebook Group

In this episode, Mike & Adrian discuss his journey from Snowdonia to Skye, Guiding in the Cuillin, Adrian's definitive guidebook to the Cuillin Ridge Traverse, his photography and, of course, the immensely successful Facebook Group All Things Cuillin. Adrian gives expert advice and tips to would-be Cuillin visitors and traversers.

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Episode 0106

Mike Raine: International Mountain Guide. former Plas y Brenin Senior instructor, Author of the "Nature of Snowdonia" and podcaster.

In this episode, Mike tells us how he came into teaching and training in the outdoors, discusses the unique flora and fauna of Snowdonia, talks about the writing of "Nature of Snowdonia" (which is considered core reading for the Mountain Leader award), describes what the ML award is, and tells us about some of his experiences as guide, with a top tip for those venturing into the hills of Snowdonia.

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Episode 0107

Nigel Vardy aka Mr Frostbite: International Adventurer, Author, Motivational Speaker and President of Buxton MRT.

In this episode, Nigel tells us how he undertook adventurous activities in Derbyshire as a boy, leading to a 3-month trip to S America and culminating in a fateful trip to Mt McKinley where he and his friends nearly lost their lives.  Nigel describes his recovery from frostbite, his further adventurous travels, the writing of his 2 books, his motivational speaking and his recent election as President of Buxton Mountain Rescue Team.

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