May 17, 2019
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Lucy Awarded Australian Geographic Society Nancy Bird Walton Sponsorship

Congratulations to Lucy Barnard, recipient of 2019 Australian Geographic Society Nancy Bird Walton Sponsorship. This is amazing support for this inspiring woman on a multi year 30000km challenge. Applications for the sponsorship open on October 16th each year, to mark Nancy’s birthday. The annual funding of $5000 is awarded to an Australian woman planning to

May 10, 2019
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Pedregal = Foot Queen

On her 30,000km walking odyssey Lucy has now passed through the worst of the Atacama Desert, crossed into Peru and approaching the end of arid Atacama territory. Now about 2/3 the way through South America she is at a place called Pedregal. Loosely translated that would be Foot Queen! How apt! Traveling with dog buddy

April 26, 2019
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Look Who’s Back!!! Lucy is in Peru!

After a 2 month break where Lucy Barnard was letting the searing heat of the Atacama Desert ease off, she is now back walkling on her quest to be the first woman to trek the full length of the Americas.  That's 30,000km! As of today she has reached Upsi Alto Ilo which is about 120km

August 9, 2018
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Lucy, on the threshold of driest place on Earth!

If you've been tracking Lucy Barnard on her epic challenge to hike the 32000 km of the Americas from bottom to top, you'll see that she is currently in La Serena, and heading north! According to the World Wide Fund for Nature, the Atacama Desert ecoregion occupies a continuous strip for nearly 1,600 km along the narrow

May 7, 2018
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Lucy reaches Pichilemu

After taking a break south of Concepcion, Lucy has been pretty active the last couple of weeks. "I’ve walked for two weeks and I’m nailing it (I should know by now not to jinx myself but hey, what’s life without the occasional hiccup). I’ve covered nearly 400kms and today I crossed my second regional border

March 5, 2018
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Lucy offers major giveaway prizes to her followers

Lucy Barnard has many supporters on her challenge to complete a walk from the bottom of South America to the tip of Alaska.  Some corporate supporters, including ArmaSkin, have got behind Lucy to help her celebrate one year on the trail! Prizes include a cruise for 25 in Perth, use of Follow My Challenge GPS

January 22, 2018
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Lucy Barnard one year into 30,000km attempt to make world walk record from Argentina to Alaska

The Australian ABC News reported on Lucy's (aka Tangles+Tail) epic challenge to Walk the Americas.  ArmaSkin are pleased to be providing Lucy with our blister prevention liner socks.  Here's a link to the ABC interview

January 15, 2018
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Lucy in sight of South Pacific Ocean

Lucy Barnard, attempting to walk the length of the Americas has recently crossed the Andes and is now at Teodora Schmidt, a Chilean town about 15km from the Chilean coastline. It appears Lucy may be continuing westward so her pictures may soon include ocean views. She is still to collect her resupply from Osorno as

December 8, 2017
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Lucy reaches San Martin de Los Andes

Lucy Barnard, the Australian adventuress attempting to walk the length of the Americas, is now about halfway through her walk of the length of Argentina. While as the crow flies that is about 2300km, Lucy is more likely to be approaching 3000km of travel given that she regularly diverts to picturesque aspects of the Andes

November 7, 2017
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Lucy: Tangles and Tail provides entertaining VLOG from Argentina

Lucy who as regular readers will know is wearing ArmaSkin on her epic attempt to walk the full length of the Americas has just released an entertaining and inciteful VLOG on her Facebook Page. And a reminder that in our own news feed we had an interview with Luck last month.     Hopefully you can

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