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GOML signs on Islay by Martin Richardson
On a recent trip to Islay I came across signs at the start of the track to Beinn Tart a Mhill saying 'MoD leased property No public access' so I made a Freedom of Information request to the Ministry of Offence. Their reply says: 'The MOD did lease this property and the associated access road...
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May 6th 09 08:25 PM
by Phil Cook[_2_] Go to last post
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Hergest Ridge, Clyro Hill and The Begwns by Paul Saunders
Matt79 wrote: Since I first became interested in walking, I've never really seen much information on any of these hills or the nearby summits like Red Hill - there aren't many images on the Internet and it seems to me the hills are overshadowed in popularity by the much higher Black ...
May 5th 09 07:08 PM
by Richard Webb[_2_] Go to last post
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Youth Hostelling: The First 100 Years by JNugent[_2_]
CJB wrote: Youth Hostelling: The First 100 Years Folks might like to know that BBC4 - digital BBC t.v. channel - is transmitting a programme about Youth Hostelling - using archival footage - starting on May 7. Is it produced by Alan Partridge?
May 5th 09 07:01 PM
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TR Snowdon by Geoff Berrow
Went for a walk up the Llanberis path to the summit of Snowdon on Sunday. The halfway cafe had an annoying generator chugging away, even more annoyingly in the lee of the building. The railway was running to Clogwyn and the path was very busy from that point on. I was surprised that the...
May 5th 09 01:11 PM
by Geoff Berrow Go to last post
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Worst road to a mountain by Jhimmy
Having driven through Dent (Yorkshire's very narrow village) down the single track road of Deepdale to the foot of Gragareth yesterday and encountered narrow, pot holed, steep inclines, gates, hairpin bends, steep drops along with a large farming community driving aluminum trailers. I'd like to...
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May 5th 09 07:55 AM
by Malcolm Go to last post
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TR Skye Cuillin by Phil Cook[_2_]
As some may have noticed I have taken my usual jaunt up the motorways to get some walking in before the midgie beasties make an appearance. I have been putting the Cuillin off for far too long, many years ago I sent a few days doing touristy things on Skye and so felt it was high time I visited...
May 4th 09 10:19 PM
by Phil Cook[_2_] Go to last post
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Looking for walking website by John[_8_]
Hi all. I haven't been here for a while. There used to be a great chap posting his trip reports on here. He was in Scotland and I think a professional guide. The trip reports were superb, and he had a website showing his photos. Probably around a year ago I think. He was a regular poster here and...
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May 4th 09 01:29 AM
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Virtual Helvellyn by Tom Crispin
Looking at Street View on Google maps, I was wondering how I could have a virtual walk up Helvellyn. 360 degree photos every footstep sized click from Patterdale to the summit would do the trick. And to make it more realistic I could wear my walking boots, stomp a bit of mud, grass and rocks...
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May 1st 09 10:45 PM
by Gordon H[_3_] Go to last post
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TR: A day (and battle) on the South Downs by sandy saunders
Crisp and frosty start for my walk today, just like yesterday's walk, but the sun soon started to warmed things up! Walked local yesterday, which meant no driving, but today I ventured for a short drive east to St Roche's Hill, north of Chichester. Left home at 06:30, having had to do some...
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May 1st 09 03:33 PM
by sandy saunders Go to last post
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Bwlch Ddwy Glyder Y Gribon Escape Route by Bill Grey
In message , writes On 1 Apr, 19:21, gary2006uk wrote: hi adrian i would not reccomend the descent that you have been advised,certainly not with novices.there was ice on...
April 30th 09 08:13 PM
by Bill Grey Go to last post
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Memory-Map feature by Bernard Hill
In article , Paul Saunders writes Terry Pinnell wrote: Conversion to a route in MM seems to be giving me realistic results in most cases I've tried today. But a minority are grossly over-estimated. For example, a...
April 28th 09 08:42 PM
by Martin Richardson Go to last post
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Campsites in Galloway Forest by Martin Richardson
In message , Richard Smith writes Can anyone recommend any campsites in the Galloway Forest area? I'm not after anything fancy -- in fact, I rather have a nice quiet place with no frills. (Though if...
April 28th 09 08:40 PM
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Campsites in Galloway Forest by Tom Crispin
On Mon, 27 Apr 2009 17:29:08 -0700 (PDT), Richard Smith wrote: Can anyone recommend any campsites in the Galloway Forest area? I'm not after anything fancy -- in fact, I rather have a nice quiet place with no frills. (Though if there were a pub within walking...
April 28th 09 05:32 AM
by Tom Crispin Go to last post
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Complete Wainwright Guides for 15 by Paul Saunders
If anyone's interested, there's an offer on the back of the latest edition of the Radio Times (25 April - 1 May) selling the Complete Pictorial Guides (10 books) for only 14.95 (worth 159.90). Also, if you reply within 7 days you get the Compact Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus as well, worth...
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April 27th 09 09:52 PM
by Alan Dicey Go to last post
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Coylumbridge to Linn of Dee : transport back ? by Judith
On Sun, 26 Apr 2009 11:02:46 -0700 (PDT), wrote: Main question I have is : how do most people get back to from Lin of Dee to Aviemore after this walk? When I walked from Aviemore to Braemar, via the Lairig Ghru, a few years ago, I decided that I'd walked quite far...
April 27th 09 01:29 PM
by Craig Wallace Go to last post
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Three Peaks project (Yorkshire Dales) by Allan[_3_]
Of interest from the walking angle http://www.yorkshiredales.org.uk/threepeaks "... As many of you will know going back 20 years or so the condition of the path network in the Three Peaks was considered in a report by the Institute of Terrestrial Ecology to be the most severely eroded in the...
April 27th 09 12:38 PM
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Coylumbridge to Linn of Dee : transport back ? by Adam Lea[_2_]
wrote: Hi, It's been a couple of years already since I stopped lurking this group... But good to see it's still very much alive. Me, my brother and 2 brothers in law are planning to come to scotland between june 6 & june 14. The first walk we're planning is...
April 26th 09 11:27 PM
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Coylumbridge to Linn of Dee : transport back ? by Richard Spencer
I think that most people use one of those invaluable attachments - "the wife"! The return by road is well on a hundred miles (whether you go via Pitlochry or via Tomintoul)! Maybe half your team drives round, and parks the car, and walks North, while the other half walks South, the key to the car...
April 26th 09 11:16 PM
by Adam Lea[_2_] Go to last post
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Coylumbridge to Linn of Dee : transport back ? by Nigel Cliffe[_3_]
wrote: Hi, It's been a couple of years already since I stopped lurking this group... But good to see it's still very much alive. Me, my brother and 2 brothers in law are planning to come to scotland between june 6 & june 14. The first walk we're planning is...
April 26th 09 10:51 PM
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Coylumbridge to Linn of Dee : transport back ? by Sandy Birrell
wrote: Hi, It's been a couple of years already since I stopped lurking this group... But good to see it's still very much alive. Me, my brother and 2 brothers in law are planning to come to scotland between june 6 & june 14. The first walk we're planning is...
April 26th 09 07:37 PM
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