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plantar faciitis again.. by Ted
Just got over this after 6 months pain...I now need to buy a decent pair of shoes/boots/trainers that will support the instep.. I know from my last post quite a few on the group have suffered in the past so any footwear tips appreciated...At the moment wearing cross-country trainers and on...
June 2nd 09 01:57 PM
by Ted Go to last post
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Don't throw away your map and compass by Bernard
According to a Guardian article, GPS satellites could start failing next year. http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2009/may/19/gps-close-to-breakdown
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June 2nd 09 11:34 AM
by Dominic Sexton Go to last post
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Sandbeds Moss by Roger
The message from contains these words: Coming down off Clough Head on Saturday, I took the old coach road back to my car parked at High Row. Was very surprised to find a sign for a bridlepath...
June 2nd 09 08:46 AM
by Chris Gilbert[_4_] Go to last post
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TR Snowdon Horseshoe & Lost camera by Rod
Took a young friend around the Snowdon Horseshoe on Friday 29th May. A fantastic day to introduce somebody to this walk. Half term so it was fairly busy but not unduly bothersome. Aaron was absolutely blown away - a keen bird watcher he nearly stepped on a pair of Wheatears as he stepped out of...
June 1st 09 10:08 PM
by Rod Go to last post
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Military GPS jamming will affect walkers in mid Wales by Jhimmy
Just for your info, those who walk in mid Wales. http://www.grough.co.uk/view/2009/05/29/military-gps-jamming-will-affect-walkers/ Other then the article, I know nowt about the area ;-) Jhimmy
June 1st 09 07:02 PM
by Alan White Go to last post
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Llanthony by Brian[_6_]
Hi, Does anyone know Llanthony Priory? Is it a suitable base for exploring the black mountains for a day (i.e. is there parking there, are the roads to get there OK, is it signed from a main road, are there footpaths leading from it)? Thanks for any advice! Brian.
June 1st 09 06:25 PM
by Paul Saunders Go to last post
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Chwarel Y Fan - two questions. by Tim Jackson
On Sun, 31 May 2009 14:06:23 -0700 (PDT), Mark wrote... Walking along the Brecon Way path around Chwarel Y Fan we noticed a "gravestone-esq" stone lying right by the path. He http://i463.photobucket.com/albums/qq354/fattiefattie/Imgp5960.jpg The text is badly erroded, anyone tell...
June 1st 09 03:41 PM
by Paul Saunders Go to last post
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Langsett Barn '09 by Gwyn
Today I went to langsett barn to walk around the reservoir lovely day and because I was inland I didn't catch the wind. The photo's are here http://picasaweb.google.com/gwyndewey/LangsettBarn09 Getting to grips with my new etrex gps I accidentaly turned it on and recorded 27 miles of journey but...
May 30th 09 08:56 PM
by Phil Cook[_2_] Go to last post
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garmin topo by Gwyn
ok so my memory card came today and i'm getting to grips with my garmin etrex HCx I got garmin city navigator europe v9 and garmin topo v2 is it possible to merge the detail and see both on the same map I can only get topo to work if i deselect city navigator first --
May 28th 09 08:49 AM
by Nigel Cliffe[_3_] Go to last post
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Solar power for GPS by Dave J
I have a Garmin GPSMap 60CS which consumes AAbatteries (2 at a time) with great gusto. I'm thinking of trying a flexible 3.6v solar panel as a power source when walking in Spain. Does anyone have experience of using this sort of power source? What sort of power consumption might this Garmin...
May 27th 09 06:36 PM
by Paul Saunders Go to last post
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Coniston and Windemere 22nd-24th May 2009 by Simon[_3_]
Hi all, Some more photos from my second trip this year. Taken a bit haphzardly and all handheld so probably not as sharp as they should be. http://radiantworld.smugmug.com/gallery/8339170_3Tnay#546645728_jjdWM Simon -- Outdoor and indoor activity features http://www.coolactiv.com
May 26th 09 05:43 PM
by Simon[_3_] Go to last post
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Wainwright Walks: Coast to Coast by PeterC
Just a reminder: tomorrow, 2000h, BBC4 -- Peter. You don't understand Newton's Third Law of Motion? It's not rocket science, you know.
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May 26th 09 11:29 AM
by Bob Mannix Go to last post
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2009 Lakes Photos up by Gwyn
http://picasaweb.google.com/gwyndewey Then its the first 4 folders would have been more if it wasnt for my phone woes. Fortunately for people who've been following my gps story my phone wasn't water damaged it was a cracked screen 45 GBP to replace. Anyways Im still using an independant gps from...
May 22nd 09 11:38 PM
by Gwyn Go to last post
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Sat Nav by Bill Ridgeway
I posted here recently asking advice about getting a Sat Nav which would enable me to get to out of the way car parks (which don't have a PostCode or even a known road name) for bird watching and rambles. Thanks for all your responses. I have eventually bought a Garmin Nuvi 205. It covers my...
May 22nd 09 10:09 AM
by Bill Ridgeway Go to last post
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OS map 5m contours by Mike Mason
Just been setting up a walk near New Radnor for tomorrow and noticed that in the area contour lines seem to be in 5 metre intervals rather than 10 metre intervals. I've never seen this before on an OS map. Does anyone know of other areas where the contours are mapped at 5 metre intervals and is...
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May 20th 09 06:15 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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munroes near edinburgh by sharon[_2_]
Any suggestions regards Munroes near to Edinburgh. Will have car. Thanks.
May 19th 09 07:04 PM
by Jhimmy Go to last post
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THE BNP ATE MY HAMSTER by Dave Larrington
In , francis tweaked the Babbage-Engine to tell us: And when the BNP leaflet lands on your doormat remember this ...
May 18th 09 08:22 PM
by Just zis Guy, you know? Go to last post
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Historic maps from Anquet - if you're interested. by Jhimmy
Just recieved Anquet's newsletter and they've now got historic maps available. Ordnance Survey 1805-1874 - 19th Century Landscapes Ordnance Survey 1896-1904 - Victorian Landscapes Ordnance Survey 1919-1926 - Inter-War Landscapes Ordnance Survey 1945-48 - Post-War Landscapes I've posted this just...
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May 18th 09 05:07 PM
by Phil Cook[_2_] Go to last post
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Olympus Tough Camera by John[_8_]
Does anyone use one of the Olympus Tough cameras when out on the hills? They get good reviews. Care to share any pictures taken with one? Thank you.
May 18th 09 03:34 PM
by Mike Clark Go to last post
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new gps by Gwyn
I've had to learn the hard way about non waterproof phone gps's and rain and am now in for an independent waterproof gps Basically I've had a garmin etrex legend b4 so would probably go for a garmin again but this time want a sirf star III chipset My requirements are sirf star III chipset ...
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May 18th 09 03:25 PM
by Mike Clark Go to last post
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