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Forum: Walking in the UK January 2nd 18, 08:20 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 13
Views: 1,548
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Its that time of year again

On Tue, 02 Jan 2018 11:37:04 +0000, Roger Chapman wrote:

On 02/01/2018 11:18, Graham Seed wrote:
Another Christmas over! 'See' you next year...........

Graham

I will look forward to...
Forum: Walking in the UK December 24th 16, 11:34 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 7
Views: 1,685
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Merry Christmas

On Fri, 23 Dec 2016 21:30:53 +0000, Graham Seed wrote:

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,...
Forum: Walking in the UK May 27th 16, 04:16 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 4
Views: 2,179
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Found: xD card on summit of Beinn Dorain

On Thu, 26 May 2016 03:38:08 -0700, david.r.edgar wrote:

On Tuesday, 24 May 2016 11:20:19 UTC+1, Ted wrote:

This site gets more hits http://www.outdoorsmagic.com/forum/

Thanks, that's...
Forum: Walking in the UK May 24th 16, 12:20 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 4
Views: 2,179
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Found: xD card on summit of Beinn Dorain

On Mon, 23 May 2016 16:31:28 -0700, david.r.edgar wrote:

On Monday, 23 May 2016 16:05:04 UTC+1, Graham Seed wrote:
On 21/05/2016 7:16 PM, David Edgar wrote:
I found an xD-Picture Card on...
Forum: Walking in the UK October 15th 15, 05:07 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 23
Views: 6,392
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Rough formula for walk 'difficulty'

On Thu, 15 Oct 2015 12:35:50 +0100, Terry Pinnell wrote:

Ted Ferenc wrote:

On Mon, 12 Oct 2015 20:53:32 +0100, Terry Pinnell wrote:

Thanks Ted. The company we...
Forum: Walking in the UK October 14th 15, 09:29 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 23
Views: 6,392
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Rough formula for walk 'difficulty'

On Mon, 12 Oct 2015 20:53:32 +0100, Terry Pinnell wrote:

I'm planning next summer's walk with my wife of the SW Coastal path,
from Westward Ho! to Trevenoe. I'm in the course of making estimates...
Forum: Walking in the UK December 30th 14, 09:15 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 24
Views: 4,660
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Xmas

On Sat, 27 Dec 2014 12:19:07 +0000, Roger Chapman wrote:

On 26/12/2014 21:53, Ted Ferenc wrote:

snip

Thanks, guys, and keep walking!

If only!
Forum: Walking in the UK December 26th 14, 10:53 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 24
Views: 4,660
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Xmas

On Thu, 25 Dec 2014 10:03:55 +0000, Roger Chapman wrote:

On 25/12/2014 09:33, Alan White wrote:
As with Snowdon, this will be my last post to urw. Looking back to
1997,
I've irritated...
Forum: Walking in the UK October 8th 13, 07:54 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Barbed wire fences

On Sat, 05 Oct 2013 14:03:08 +0100, Mike Mason wrote:

I seem to be having to cross more and more fences these days, many of
which are topped with a single strand of barbed wire (and many of...
Forum: Walking in the UK October 6th 13, 10:59 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Simple, functional waterproof jacket

On Sun, 06 Oct 2013 13:28:34 +0100, Nick Maclaren wrote:

This is for cycling, but please bear with me.

I am looking for a simple, functional waterproof jacket, which will
almost certainly...
Forum: Walking in the UK June 25th 13, 09:26 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 27
Views: 947
Posted By Ted Ferenc
TR Bleaklow from Langsett

Thanks Gordon and Lyndon - I suppose its better than someone selling
treks to Everest.

I think I'll invest ( I keep saying this) in a GPS and loan it to the
kids then at least I wont have...
Forum: Walking in the UK October 29th 12, 11:59 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 19
Views: 743
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Repairing walking boots

On Mon, 29 Oct 2012 02:16:53 -0700, Alan473829 wrote:

I looked at the Lancashire repair place, they look well professional but
it's not cheap, £55 to re-sole my Brashers, I'm guessing at least...
Forum: Walking in the UK August 15th 12, 04:24 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 25
Views: 836
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Big Battery mobile phone

On Tue, 14 Aug 2012 16:22:53 +0100, Gordon H wrote:


I have a very basic Nokia, and also another which is slightly more
complex which my daughter passed on to me when she was "given" a new...
Forum: Walking in the UK July 27th 12, 08:36 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 68
Views: 1,394
Posted By Ted Ferenc
I, even I, may get a GPS :-)

On Thu, 26 Jul 2012 17:04:27 +0100, Mike Clark wrote:


I think a better way to paraphrase Nick's point is to try not to be too
dependent on, or completely reliant on, anything you can't fix in...
Forum: Walking in the UK July 26th 12, 05:41 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 68
Views: 1,394
Posted By Ted Ferenc
I, even I, may get a GPS :-)

On Thu, 26 Jul 2012 14:58:01 +0100, nmm1 wrote:


Well, one rule that I try to follow is "If you can't fix it in the
field, don't trust it."


Regards,
Nick Maclaren.
Forum: Walking in the UK July 9th 12, 08:37 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By Ted Ferenc
TR: Alport Dale

On Sun, 08 Jul 2012 21:55:20 +0100, Graham Seed wrote:


Nice walk. Would like to get all the way up to Bleaklow on it one day. I
imagine there will be a few peat bogs at Grains in the Water....
Forum: Walking in the UK May 22nd 12, 12:23 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Old Maps Online

On Mon, 21 May 2012 22:23:17 +0100, Gordon H wrote:


Ah! Nostalgia. I just checked and find I still have the
Bartholomews half-inch of Merseyside, and for some inexplicable reason -
...
Forum: Walking in the UK April 21st 12, 02:13 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 24
Views: 2,349
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Weather forecasts

On Sat, 21 Apr 2012 09:56:10 +0100, prb wrote:

In article ,
says...

On Sat, 21 Apr 2012 08:25:06 +0800, Paul...
Forum: Walking in the UK April 21st 12, 08:35 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 24
Views: 2,349
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Weather forecasts

On Sat, 21 Apr 2012 08:25:06 +0800, Paul Rooney wrote:

On 19-Apr-12 5:27 PM, wrote:


Of rather more interest is why they so often get it wrong with
tomorrow's forecast!

What...
Forum: Walking in the UK March 23rd 12, 05:20 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Browsing uk map online

On Fri, 23 Mar 2012 14:36:09 +0000, Tim W wrote:

I am sure I used to be able to browse what was obviously an OS map
online. I think it might have been just the 1" scale. Can't find it now.
...
Forum: Walking in the UK March 5th 12, 02:57 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Walking from Exmouth to Weymouth in 3 days - too much?

On Mon, 05 Mar 2012 02:00:12 -0800, Kieran Scott wrote:

I mostly walk in the Peak District, I found the bits I did very easy, the
only tiring thing I found was being buffeted by the strong winds,...
Forum: Walking in the UK March 1st 12, 04:58 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Walking from Exmouth to Weymouth in 3 days - too much?

On Thu, 01 Mar 2012 01:54:47 -0800, Kieran Scott wrote:

Hi all,

Just looking for a bit of guidance as to whether we are being overly-
ambitious in planning for an upcoming walking trip (in...
Forum: Walking in the UK February 28th 12, 09:09 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 17
Views: 3,020
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Compass on Smartphone

On Mon, 27 Feb 2012 18:41:23 +0000, The Welsh Windbag wrote:


It's magnetic. That's going to form part of my defence. My last GPS from
a decade ago had a compass based on the GPS readings. My...
Forum: Walking in the UK February 24th 12, 09:24 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 37
Views: 1,267
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Warning over decline in map skills as ramblers rely on sat navs

On Thu, 23 Feb 2012 23:25:13 +0000, Adam Lea wrote:

On 21/02/12 14:58, Ted Ferenc wrote:

Julia Bradbury has a lot to answer for!

Why?

The comment was meant as a joke, when people with...
Forum: Walking in the UK February 21st 12, 03:58 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 37
Views: 1,267
Posted By Ted Ferenc
Warning over decline in map skills as ramblers rely on sat navs

On Tue, 21 Feb 2012 14:06:09 +0000, The Welsh Windbag wrote:


consistent with the beliefs of many in MR. These can be summarised as
follows:-
1. Navigation is key skill in hill walking 2. When...
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