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Evan Evans - Merlins 4.3% by RW
I attended the Great Welsh Beer and Cider Festival on Saturday where I got a good number of ticks, 9 of which were new breweries. I also got a few ticks in some of the city centre pubs. At the festival I got talking to Simon Buckley of Evan Evans and ended up having a long chat with him about the...
September 30th 18 10:20 AM
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Scottish mountains - how on earth can anyone pronounce them? by Peewiglet
I've been poring over the map of Scotland, but no sooner to I begin to develop an idea of where I might like to walk than I forget where it was, because I can't begin to pronounce about 95% of the place names. Is it all a malignant plot to keep nesh Southerners out? How on earth does anyone ever...
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February 27th 18 12:47 PM
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Walking in UK by Simi
Hi everyone! Which park is your favorite for a walk in the early morning in London? For my part, I love the park that's near the Queen Mary University of London (also because I live in that neighbourhood :)
February 27th 18 08:11 AM
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Its that time of year again by Roger Chapman[_3_]
Hello, is there anyone still here or should I turn out the lights? I thought I would start the ball rolling by wishing all my friends and acquaintances from the glory days of ukrw a merry Yuletide and a prosperous New Year. And if there is no one here its surely time to put this ng out of its...
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January 14th 18 06:35 PM
by David[_12_] Go to last post
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Woollen trousers by Nick Maclaren[_4_]
I want some woollen trousers, not actually for walking, but for something similar. The trouble is that (for practical reasons) I need them washable - inter alia, non-washable trousers are not suitable for outdoor activities, because they will get soaked and mud will be embedded in them. My...
December 19th 17 04:45 PM
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Fisherfield by Richard Smith
If anyone's still around on this newsgroup, perhaps they can offer some advice? I'm thinking of doing the Fisherfield Five (or Six) next week and am planning to take three days over it, wild camping two nights. A few years ago I'd have probably done it as a long day from Shenavall Bothy, but...
May 23rd 17 09:31 PM
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Bye by Phil Cook[_2_]
Looks round one last time thinking happy thoughts of friends well met and hills walked together. Turns off light and thinks, "coo innit dark in here." -- Phil Cook
March 18th 17 10:43 AM
by Roger Chapman[_3_] Go to last post
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The Minigaig in one day? by Adam Lea[_2_]
Hi. I'm off on a walking/cycling holiday in Aviemore towards the end of June, and am in the process of looking at full day walks which may be borderline feasible, and explore areas that are inaccessible without a lot of effort. A thought flashed through my mind about the Minigaig. There is an...
March 12th 17 11:45 AM
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Bulls in fields by Simon Challands
In message Irish Murdoch wrote: I've just got back from one of my favourite walking places: Warton Crag in North Lancashire. At one point of the walk, however, I was forced, and not for the first time, to modify my...
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March 12th 17 11:24 AM
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North Yorkshire County Council: Public rights of way consultation by Allan[_3_]
North Yorkshire County Council: Public rights of way consultation We are consulting on a proposal to change the way we prioritise management and maintenance of public rights of way within North Yorkshire, excluding those managed on our behalf by The North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National...
February 16th 17 10:21 PM
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Database of British Hills: new release by galltywenallt
Version 15.4 of the Database of British and Irish Hills is available for download at www.hills-database.co.uk For significant changes please see the Revision History. The DoBIH editorial team
February 9th 17 07:57 PM
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Merry Christmas by Graham Seed[_3_]
If nobody answers this then I'll turn off the lights. I see there have been various recent bits of spam and an attempted troll by Angus, but very little else. Seasons Greetings to anyone lurking, I hope you manage a decent walk over Christmas. Graham
December 28th 16 12:42 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Whinlatter: parking: Revelin Moss by Allan[_3_]
Just been up to Whinlatter (had a soggy, misty introduction to the NW Fells bagging Grizedale Pike and Hopegill Head). I was going to park at Hobcarton but the parking and access routes seem to be closed due to forestry work (this may also affect the cyclists C2C). I went into Whinlatter...
November 14th 16 06:53 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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New release of hills database by galltywenallt
Version 15.3 of the Database of British and Irish Hills is available for download at http://www.hills-database.co.uk For significant changes please see the Revision History. The DoBIH editorial team
September 7th 16 06:50 PM
by galltywenallt Go to last post
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OT Walking Hat by Gordon H[_4_]
On 10/07/2016 20:14, TheChief wrote: Ok so I'm thinking that bird watchers do a bit of walking about and might advise on the suitability of head gear! I am in the market for a hat to replace an aging flat cap. I was considering a hat with a decent brim all round to provide shelter from...
July 11th 16 12:33 PM
by Peter Clinch Go to last post
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Glue or Sealant for Soles of Boots and Shoes by john west
It seems to me durability of soles and heels for Shoes and Boots these days just gets less and less. A while ago when the Woolworths shops were in business I could get rubber corners to stick on to the heels, which preserved the life span considerably. I have recently bought a rubbery glue...
June 23rd 16 10:24 PM
by john west Go to last post
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The Centurion Way by Gordon H[_4_]
Be aware that Bob will be 13 years older now, if he's still around. ;-) On 01/06/2016 14:34, wrote: Hi Bob (if you get this) I really fancy trying the Yorkshire Dales Twothousands, do you know if any information exists on it as a route anywhere? Many...
June 4th 16 10:23 AM
by Graham Seed[_2_] Go to last post
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Found: xD card on summit of Beinn Dorain by Graham Seed[_2_]
On 21/05/2016 7:16 PM, wrote: I found an xD-Picture Card on the summit of Beinn Dorain last week. I would be happy to return it to its owner. Two people are featured a number of times in the photos: http://imgur.com/Yn4PlVY Does anybody recognise them? David
May 27th 16 04:34 PM
by Rooney Go to last post
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Waterproof Android tablet or phone? by [email protected]
Has anyone found a waterproof Android tablet or phone with a decent gps and reasonable battery life?
April 18th 16 10:53 AM
by Peter Clinch Go to last post
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Boots - sore feet by Allan[_3_]
On 27/03/2016 17:46, R D S wrote: You're a sage & experienced old bunch hence I thought i'd put this to you; I bought some new boots (Grisport Fuse) at the back end of last year, from a long established outdoor shop and took advice from the proprietor re size and fit. immediately did a...
April 4th 16 12:34 PM
by Rooney Go to last post
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