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Padstow to Tiverton by Michel Van den Berghe
I am new to this group, 60+, non uk resident, but I enjoy the british liquid sunshine. As part of an end to end walk, Il plan to walk between Padstow and Tiverton with overnight stops at (or near) Wadebridge, Camelford, South Wheatley, Halwill Junction, Exbourne, Mochard Bishop. I appreciate any...
April 18th 15 07:09 AM
by Michel Van den Berghe Go to last post
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Is Walking...? by [email protected]
Is walking for walking's sake not a pointless waste of energy and of the planet's resources? Would walkers not be better putting that energy into some economic and environmental benefit? --- This email is free from viruses and malware because avast! Antivirus protection is...
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Insignificant undulations by Nick Maclaren[_3_]
I tried testing my hill-climbing capacity today (which I want to know for configuring a recumbent tricycle!) up the nearest 'hill' (50 metres averaging 1:10). Unfortunately, it's not steep enough for me to change from a walking to a climbing gait, and using stairs has the problem that I can't test...
April 4th 15 11:32 AM
by Nick Maclaren[_3_] Go to last post
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Walking apps by Martyn Tindall[_2_]
Are there any walking apps for Android phones that folks here have found useful? TIA, -- Martyn Tindall Leeds, England, United Kingdom ---
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March 19th 15 12:47 PM
by Robertgee Go to last post
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Time to pay? by [email protected]
Now that Bristow have taken over SAR the long time excuse that SAR provides training for military personnel is no longer applicable. Hill-walkers should now take out insurance to pay for helicopter rescue or pay for it themselves. I suggest 100 annual insurance or a minimum of 2500 per rescue. ...
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Xmas by Roger Chapman[_3_]
Season's greeting to all who still read this news group. I don't think I am getting any news from this ng from my new news provider so I am sending this message on spec. So if this gets through it is also a goodbye to all I have met or corresponded with since I first signed up to this ng back...
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January 14th 15 01:53 PM
by Broadback[_3_] Go to last post
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Open Street Mapping by John B
I've been contributing a few local paths and trails to the Open Street Map project and am happy to do what I can to support it. While there are good apps that use OSM mapping on my (Android) phone, I haven't yet found software that will do an equivalent job on my Win7 PC/netbook. Garmin's...
December 31st 14 11:43 AM
by John B Go to last post
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If walkers don't damage paths................. by [email protected]
If walkers don't damage paths, why do they need fixing? And if privately owned paths need fixing why shouldn't the walkers pay for it? --- This email is free from viruses and malware because avast! Antivirus protection is active. http://www.avast.com
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BT Usenet access by John B
It seems that BT is cutting access to Usenet as of early December. As a frequent lurker - but only occasional contributor - to this group, I just wondered if there were any alternatives other than Google Groups? John B
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November 10th 14 03:04 PM
by Gordon H[_4_] Go to last post
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Newsgroup providers by Nick Maclaren[_3_]
In case anyone knows an answer, do any of them provide archives and a reasonable search mechanism? Other than Goggle Gropes, of course. Regards, Nick Maclaren.
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November 9th 14 05:37 PM
by Christina Websell Go to last post
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cleaning trekky poles by John B
Over the years, I've tried different ways to clean trekky poles so that they don't seize up. None of them has seemed to stand the test of time and I wonder whether I'm missing something obvious. Last time I tried gunk with a long thin brush, but it seems that the insides of the tubes just keeps...
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November 6th 14 12:35 PM
by Nick Maclaren[_3_] Go to last post
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Wall Smashed. by Phil Cook[_2_]
At last Rob Woodall and Eddie Dealtry make it 1556/1556 and break through the wall at the end of the hall. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-29627193 -- Phil Cook
October 16th 14 03:31 PM
by Phil Cook[_2_] Go to last post
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youtube: path works (stone flagging) on Pen-y-ghent by Allan[_3_]
It's got some great aerial views of PYG and also some good time-lapse of the work: required watching! http://youtu.be/k9GB1F0FnF0 Work done by Friends of the Three Peaks http://www.yorkshiredales.org.uk/threepeaks/friendsofthethreepeaks Allan (no connection with FOTTP other than as a member)
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October 10th 14 01:35 PM
by Peter Clinch Go to last post
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Camera buying advice (for walking) by John Smith[_5_]
Hi, Advice please... Existing camera. I own a aged, trusty Olympus 5050..had it a number of years and always been pleased with results. http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/olympusc5050z ...but its on the blink..symptoms are when camera turned on it often (mostly) continuously sends the zoom out then...
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September 21st 14 02:02 PM
by Paul {Hamilton Rooney} Go to last post
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Trangia by [email protected]
I did some testing this year, and a simple gas stove is vastly less effective with even a breath of wind (probably only force 1-2!) But I am reluctant to go to meths because of the much lower calorific value. Unfortunately, Trangia's Web pages are hopeless in many respects, merely give boiling...
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September 21st 14 01:56 PM
by Paul {Hamilton Rooney} Go to last post
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pro-action tent by Andy Wilkes
For those who responded to my first post, asking for opinions on this tent, I took the plunge and purchased one. First impressions after putting it up in the garden are pretty good and I am looking forward to giving it a maiden voyage in the "wilds". For the money it appears better than...
September 15th 14 07:53 PM
by Djoh3221 Go to last post
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TR: Coniston by Lee
Had an awesome day yesterday taking in the Old Man, Swirl How and Wetherlam. Weather was decent enough too, t/r and photos on site below. Cheers -- http://www.leeperry.co.nr
September 12th 14 06:38 PM
by Ostttarter Go to last post
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Walking, Backpacking & Warfarin by [email protected]
In article , Hiking Holty wrote: Well i'm going in for my heart operation in January (aortic valave replacement) and wanted to know if people once recovered from surgery and on warfarin managed there INR...
September 12th 14 06:36 PM
by Ostttarter Go to last post
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Hinckley and District Ramblers' by Kevin Poynor
Website updated with new walking programme. http://www.hinckleyramblers.cjb.net Kevin Poynor Hinckley Ramblers' Webmaster
September 12th 14 06:32 PM
by Ostttarter Go to last post
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Panoramas by Phil Cook[_2_]
I have just updated my display technology for these. I'm now using flash rather than a java applet. www.therewaslight.co.uk I'm hoping to get back on the hills again soon, having had a borked knee for most of this year. -- Phil Cook
September 3rd 14 12:58 PM
by Phil Cook[_2_] Go to last post
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