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No 2 Gully accident on The Ben by Clive
I read in a local (Scottish) newspaper about an accident over this weekend on No 2 gully on Ben Nevis. Can't find anything on the web about it - anyone know of any information on this? Clive
December 21st 03 10:24 PM
by Five Cats Go to last post
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Geko 301 Battery life by druidh
I understand that the electronic compass on the 301 drains the battery a bit faster (tho estimates of just how much faster do vary) ad would be happy to switch it off in preference to a normal compass. However, I've not seen any data on the altimeter function affecting battery life. Is there the...
December 22nd 03 05:48 PM
by Jiffy Go to last post
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Radio Alert: Farming Today: footpaths by Andy Mabbett
This edition of Farming Today may be of interest: BBC Radio Four Tuesday 30th December 2003; 5:45 am Anna Hill asks how footpaths established for the millennium have survived into the 21st century. -- Andy Mabbett Reply to pigsonthewing.org.uk
December 22nd 03 10:04 PM
by Jim Ford Go to last post
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Radio Alert: Farming Today; misc by Andy Mabbett
Farming Today BBC Radio Four Mon-Fri, 5:45 am These episodes, at least, might be of interest: * Friday 26 December 2003
December 22nd 03 10:38 PM
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Updated / New Walks by Mcploppy ©
http://tinyurl.com/ytf6d Broad Cairn, Cairn Bannoch and Carn an t-Sagairt MórMeall Ghaordaidh Ben Cruachan & Stob Diamh And also check out the recipes...... http://tinyurl.com/2pl2e Enjoy ;-) --
December 23rd 03 08:46 AM
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Boycott Memory-Map - their policies stink! by Jim Ford
* Jim Willsher deigned to grace uk.rec.walking * with their presence by declaiming: snip Advice from a Memory-Map Navigator user - DON'T BUY IT! Buy Anquet, or something else that's available. But don't buy anything from a company as arrogant as Memory-Map. Thanks for...
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December 23rd 03 03:26 PM
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SRTM Visualisations by Andrew W
I thought you might be interested in these visualizations I produced from the SRTM data :- http://www.trailgauge.co.uk/mardaleview.png - A view from High St, looking down Rough Crag towards Mardale Head http://www.trailgauge.co.uk/shiningtor.png - A view from Shining Tor towards Shutlingsloe (to...
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December 23rd 03 09:42 PM
by Andrew W Go to last post
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French Pyrenees by John Owens
Hi Happy Christmas to all. For any who are planning an overseas jaunt may I suggest the Pyrenees which have walks of quite a variety of difficulty and interest. Yes I an interest as I have a property there that I both use and rent out. www.GoodViews.co.uk
December 24th 03 12:42 AM
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Newsgroup abuse. by Mike
The subscribers to this newsgroup may well be aware of a problem that has affected several UK groups over recent months. These groups have been subjected to huge amounts of extremely abusive trolling plus pointless cross posting - and the problem is spreading; it may only be a matter of time before...
December 24th 03 09:49 AM
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Clean SRTM data for the UK by kevin woolley
We've processed the SRTM data for the UK to remove anomolies (for example interpolated missing data to remove blanks, set sea levels, defined coastline etc.) and have resampled and georeferenced it to the National Grid at 100 metre spacing. Available at http://www.srtm.co.uk. Ideal for...
December 24th 03 07:01 PM
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Boot FAQ (v.1.5) by Chris Gilbert
Archive-Name: uk/walking/boots Posting Frequency: 28 days URL: http://users.ox.ac.uk/~sjoh1646/urw-boot.txt UK.REC.WALKING Frequently Asked Questions (Boots) Version 1.5 Last Updated Monday 30th December 2002 This FAQ contains material pertaining the acquisition of boots designed for and...
December 24th 03 08:20 PM
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Was looking forward to 2004 by Five Cats
And hoping to go for a short walk on New Years Day, but tripped / slipped over a tiny kerb delivering Xmas cards in the dark this morning, and have a twisted ankle, a stiff knee with a purple (already!) bruise, a sore wrist and a jarred back & neck. A short walk around a pond is about it at the...
December 25th 03 09:56 AM
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Exhibtion No 15 by Ian Dainty
When? Where? Ian. ps. Attendees Ian Dainty - deffo Paul Rooney - probo Graham Seed - hopefully not
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December 25th 03 12:16 PM
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Highland Midge lotions - which (IF ANY) work and if so, HOW WELL ? by Shiperton Henethe
Midges Sorry I gather a discussion has taken place here recently on highland midges (but I cant see it on my news server) What was the conclusion? How well do any of these things work? - Avon "Skin-so-Soft" (does it have to be the version called "Bug Guard Plus IR3535 Insect Repellent'
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December 25th 03 08:34 PM
by Rab Go to last post
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Newsgroup Abuse II by Mike
Some of you seemed to be a little suspicious of the motives behind this collection of email addresses to be sent to a throwaway email account, so as an alternative we are offering the groups web page URL, where you can fill your own details in. The rule remains that only genuine ISP email addresses...
December 26th 03 11:52 AM
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Test Only by The Interface
Testing whether this post is safe. interfaceimages AT tiscali DOT co DOT uk Keith in Kov
December 26th 03 04:09 PM
by Chris Eilbeck Go to last post
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Ice Axe Leashes by Stuart
AndyP wrote in message ... As far as I can tell there are 4 choices regarding ice axe leashes. 1. No leash 2. Leash fixed to head of axe I use a grivel with strap attached to head of axe, use sling through loop...
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December 26th 03 08:26 PM
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Digital Rambling by Mat Wilson
Interesting story in today's Telegraph http://news.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml;$sessionid$HZ4QW0QYN2QKLQFIQMFCF FOAVCBQYIV0?xml=/news/2003/12/26/nramb26.xml&sSheet=/news/2003/12/26/ixhome. html Ramblers take digital path By Nigel Bunyan (Filed: 26/12/2003)
December 26th 03 11:24 PM
by Mat Wilson Go to last post
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Walks Dublin Area by Idler
Anyone recommend walks around the Dublin area? Thanks
December 27th 03 09:50 AM
by Simon Stewart Go to last post
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Meall Buidhe and ...... by KRO
6am Boxing Day and into the car. Had an excellent drive up to Glen Lyon on deserted roads but missed the turning to Loch an Daimh, I was too busy admiring the large group of stags glowering at me. I ended up at a dam which didn't feel quite right, I checked the map and realised I had missed the...
December 27th 03 12:03 PM
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