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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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November 12th 14 10:30 PM
by [email protected] 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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Bonnie scotland by Professor Marcus
http://www.davidicke.com/articles/child-abuse-mainmenu-74/31148-paedophilia-and-satanism-the-fabric-of-the-web Lovely place scotland. not.
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September 1st 11 10:49 PM
by Richard Webb[_2_] Go to last post
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Suggestions for a charging framework by [email protected]
Re charging for SAR and path maintenance, here are some suggestions of how it might be structured. · Annual recreational licence of £100 for walking/climbing on ground not owned by government to contribute to Search and Rescue and maintenance of paths, removal of rubbish etc. · Short-term...
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December 12th 10 09:04 AM
by Jeremy Double Go to last post
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Broken Ankle by Gordon H[_3_]
Placed my foot in a shallow depression on the moors above Hayfield, after 6 miles of an 8 mile walk, and went down like a log. There was a horrible crack, heard by my mate 2/3 paces ahead. After the shock wore off it was obvious I couldn't continue. I used Pete's walking pole to hobble to a...
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August 3rd 11 09:27 PM
by Gordon H[_3_] Go to last post
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Snowdon - Pyg versus Miners by Flat Earth Society
Which route is best? Is one route more difficult than the other? Which route is most effected by poor weather?
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August 15th 04 10:03 PM
by Fran Go to last post
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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 11:47 AM
by Brynderella Go to last post
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Catalonia charging fior mountain rescue. by [email protected]
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/article-1204251/Catalonia-start-charging-negligent-hikers-mountain-rescues.html Why not here?
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December 10th 10 08:24 PM
by Phil Cook[_2_] Go to last post
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I have joined the Argos tent clique! by John David Myers
By the way Paul Saunders has a list of all Members of the Friends of the Pro Action tent movement, yer need adding to the list. The outdoor fraternity wont be able to ignore us much longer !! We demand cheaper outdoor gear :-) John
July 6th 03 11:41 PM
by Martin Richardson Go to last post
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Time to pay? by [email protected]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00wmmd0 Perhaps it's fast becoming time for walkers to pay for their recreation.
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January 15th 11 03:00 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Pay for your rescue. by [email protected]
A letter that might be of interest: Dear Sir Pay for Rescue Now that Search and Rescue services are to be privatised perhaps it is an opportune time to consider charging those who indulge in risk taking recreational activities such as sailing and hill-walking for the cost of their rescues. I...
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June 6th 06 09:42 PM
by Martin Richardson Go to last post
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Basic navigational skills badly missing by Rodders
4 men who were found after a search in the Cairngorms had good equipment but poor navigational skills were a few miles from where they thought they were. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/4467894.stm Roddy
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December 22nd 05 10:16 AM
by Chris Malcolm Go to last post
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Canon EOS 300D by Paul Saunders
I had a look and a feel of this camera in Jessops today, and I must say that it's got a really good solid feel to it, but at the same time is surprisingly light. I didn't weight it, but it seemed to be no heavier (or bulkier) than my G3 with the wide angle converter (the converter does add a lot...
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June 16th 04 02:44 AM
by Paul Saunders Go to last post
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Time to Pay! by [email protected]
Time to Pay! I am interested to see that there has been a suggeation that walkers should pay for their use of the West Highlland Way but I would suggest that £1 a day is well below the market value. Walkers should accept that almost all other sports and pastimes have to pay for the upkeep of...
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January 7th 06 08:19 PM
by Mark Thompson Go to last post
551 9,132
Pyrenees Ordessa & Gavarnie - camping & temperatures. by brendan
Hi, I know this is slightly OT as we're not walking in the UK, but I was hoping someone from here who had been to the Pyrenees could help us out in English etc. We're flying from Stansted to Zaragoza next week to walk across the Pyrenees - flying out of Toulouse the next week. We were planning...
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July 20th 06 09:47 PM
by hyweldavies Go to last post
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I Love Argos by Leonard Trim
As someone else mentioned Argos are now selling the Pro-Action tent for fifteen quid, so I popped up the town and bought one to stick in the attic for the day my first one expires on me. While in Argos I noticed they were selling a Pro-Action 65 litre rucksack for a tenner! Promptly bought one for...
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July 15th 04 01:28 AM
by Paul Go to last post
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Speaking of Notebooks... by Paul Saunders
For those who haven't been keeping up with these things, a notebook is a new breed of portable computer which is a cross between a Laptop and a Netbook. Netbooks are cool in that they are very small and light (around 1.2kg) with good battery life, but are underpowered and have very small screens...
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February 4th 12 07:25 AM
by jarvisray Go to last post
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Corbett - Breabag TR by Lindsay
Tuesday 18 July 2006 We parked at the Salmon Hatchery on the east side of the A837, 3.5 kilometres south of our overnight accommodation at Inchnadamph Outdoor Centre. The midges, flies and clegs were upon us immediately we alighted from the car and my client, Janice, was ready in record time and...
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August 10th 06 06:32 PM
by Mike Clark Go to last post
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Sunsets by AndyP
Is it possible to tell in advance when good sunsets or sunrises are going to occur? Clouds were a nice tinge of pink last night but haven't seen any really good ones for a while.
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October 3rd 04 08:42 PM
by ste© Go to last post
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20 years ? by Chris Gilbert[_4_]
Are we there yet ? I think so. Long live u.r.w, irrespective of the protocol used to contribute to it, Eee, I feel old. Still climbing hills, mind ;) Roll call.... ? Chris
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July 31st 15 10:45 AM
by Roger Chapman[_3_] Go to last post
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