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Forum: Walking in the UK October 17th 09, 04:17 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 33
Views: 2,847
Posted By Tim Jackson
Paths - on map and ground

On Sat, 17 Oct 2009 14:58:22 +0100, George wrote...

In any case, I'm
old-school enough to prefer a paper map (albeit an A4 printout from
Anquet) to an electronic version in the hills.

Oh,...
Forum: Walking in the UK October 17th 09, 01:58 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 33
Views: 2,847
Posted By Tim Jackson
Paths - on map and ground

On Sat, 17 Oct 2009 13:08:19 +0100, George wrote...
Walkers might be encouraged to upload track logs of specific
routes to the OS. After removing obvious inaccurate logs, the remainder
could...
Forum: Walking in the UK October 12th 09, 12:43 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By Tim Jackson
D ring eyelets

On Mon, 12 Oct 2009 00:03:50 +0100, Martin Richardson wrote...
However, I have found more than
one local cobbler who has been able to replace a d ring. You just have
to go in the back streets...
Forum: Walking in the UK September 28th 09, 01:01 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By Tim Jackson
NE Wales SAR

On Mon, 28 Sep 2009 12:01:02 +0100, Phil Cook wrote...
Hey Bill, I hope your lot aren't going to do this!

...
Forum: Walking in the UK September 22nd 09, 10:54 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By Tim Jackson
Walking Accident

On Tue, 22 Sep 2009 22:48:49 +0100, Tim Jackson wrote...
On Tue, 22 Sep 2009 21:49:38 +0100, Tom Crispin wrote...
On Tue, 22 Sep 2009 20:25:39 +0100, Tim Jackson
...
Forum: Walking in the UK September 22nd 09, 10:48 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By Tim Jackson
Walking Accident

On Tue, 22 Sep 2009 21:49:38 +0100, Tom Crispin wrote...
On Tue, 22 Sep 2009 20:25:39 +0100, Tim Jackson
wrote:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/8267961.stm
...
Forum: Walking in the UK September 22nd 09, 08:25 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By Tim Jackson
Walking Accident

On Tue, 22 Sep 2009 13:20:43 +0100, Roger Chapman wrote...
Very brief report on BBC1 lunchtime news.

More details at:

...
Forum: Walking in the UK August 15th 09, 11:17 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Tim Jackson
Maps for Garmin GPS receivers

On Fri, 14 Aug 2009 23:01:29 +0100, Neil Pugh wrote...
In message , Brian
writes
Note to self: Follow link and read...
Forum: Walking in the UK June 24th 09, 12:34 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 51
Views: 1,406
Posted By Tim Jackson
Fatal Cow Attack

On Tue, 23 Jun 2009 23:44:07 +0100 (BST), wrote...
In article ,
Jhimmy wrote:

"Phil Cook"...
Forum: Walking in the UK June 16th 09, 09:16 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By Tim Jackson
Cheese for Backpacking

On Tue, 16 Jun 2009 00:06:21 -0700 (PDT), Simon Parker wrote...

Muesli with powdered milk

Check the ingredients list. Unless you buy up-market muesli, it
probably already has the powdered milk...
Forum: Walking in the UK June 1st 09, 10:56 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By Tim Jackson
Chwarel Y Fan - two questions.

On Mon, 1 Jun 2009 05:03:40 +0100, Paul Saunders wrote...
Tim Jackson wrote:

Photos of the Pen Twyn Glas stones he
http://www.wilderness-wales.co.uk/ww/bms/bms.html (scroll...
Forum: Walking in the UK June 1st 09, 12:43 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By Tim Jackson
Chwarel Y Fan - two questions.

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
...
Forum: Walking in the UK May 31st 09, 02:36 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By Tim Jackson
Llanthony

On Sat, 30 May 2009 22:49:04 +0100, Phil Cook wrote...
the National Trail of Offa's Dyke Path runs
along the top of the ridge behind the priory

The ridge on the other side of the valley is...
Forum: Walking in the UK January 19th 09, 12:05 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By Tim Jackson
To Keep Paul S (et others) Amused For a While

On Sun, 18 Jan 2009 22:37:02 +0000, Tom Crispin wrote...
On Sun, 18 Jan 2009 21:48:04 +0000, Gordon H
wrote:

Getting Hikers across a collapsing...
Forum: Walking in the UK December 7th 08, 07:33 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 40
Views: 1,851
Posted By Tim Jackson
GPS with OS map Dispaly? (using Memory maps)

On Sun, 7 Dec 2008 18:22:30 -0000, Eurofeeds wrote...
Hmm...I'm obviously out of touch as I have nop idea what a PDA is - will go
and do my home work. Is it like a...
Forum: Walking in the UK September 27th 08, 08:49 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 84
Views: 1,558
Posted By Tim Jackson
Tryfan - I hate it but I want to walk up it.

On Sat, 27 Sep 2008 18:20:33 +0100, Paul Saunders wrote...
At the risk of upsetting Paul, I would like to start by saying how
much I hate Tryfan [that's Triffin].

TRUH - VAN :-)

I've...
Forum: Walking in the UK September 19th 08, 10:51 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 22
Views: 680
Posted By Tim Jackson
Another opportunity for some to have climbed a mountain whilst in their armchair

On Fri, 19 Sep 2008 20:47:44 +0100, Roger wrote...
The message
from Martin Richardson contains these words:

Mynnyd...
Forum: Walking in the UK September 6th 08, 07:33 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By Tim Jackson
travel from The Netherlands to Cornwall ?

On Sat, 6 Sep 2008 17:41:34 +0100, Nigel Cliffe wrote...
Driving from the Channel tunnel is fine, but its a very very long way. I
wonder if one driver would be happy to do it without an...
Forum: Walking in the UK September 6th 08, 07:32 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By Tim Jackson
travel from The Netherlands to Cornwall ?

On 6 Sep 2008 16:54:42 GMT, Nick Maclaren wrote...

It depends on whether she actually WANTS a car in Cornwall. There are
train services, after all.

The nearest significant airport to...
Forum: Walking in the UK September 6th 08, 11:21 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By Tim Jackson
Black Mountains - anyone?

On Sat, 6 Sep 2008 10:27:01 +0100, Paul Saunders wrote...
Last time I did the Offa's Dyke path it was exceptionally boggy, sinking
down to my knees at some points. The bog was so wide it was...
Forum: Walking in the UK August 31st 08, 11:26 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 25
Views: 630
Posted By Tim Jackson
6 year-old on Sharp edge?

On Sat, 30 Aug 2008 11:10:11 +0100, John Hee wrote...
Reports so far indicate very slippy conditions - awaiting the Keswick MRT
site posting for the true facts

Now reported at...
Forum: Walking in the UK August 23rd 08, 11:42 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 38
Views: 1,374
Posted By Tim Jackson
Which GPS to show exact location?

On Wed, 20 Aug 2008 23:17:34 +0100, Bernard Hill wrote...
As a musician the Fair Use policy allows me to photocopy music still in
copyright "to make performance easier" (ie avoid page turns)...
Forum: Walking in the UK August 15th 08, 12:03 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 48
Views: 984
Posted By Tim Jackson
Three peaks rescues

On Thu, 14 Aug 2008 19:33:25 +0100, Bill Grey wrote...
By the way, my RAC cover will see that I'm taken to where I want to go.

It's obviously important to you not to miss out on a night's...
Forum: Walking in the UK August 14th 08, 01:11 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 48
Views: 984
Posted By Tim Jackson
Three peaks rescues

On Wed, 13 Aug 2008 22:17:41 +0100, Paul wrote...
I must admit I had never considered that RAF teams would use a "real"
situation for practice.

Some years ago a Lake District MRT leader told me...
Forum: Walking in the UK August 12th 08, 11:59 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 38
Views: 1,374
Posted By Tim Jackson
Which GPS to show exact location?

On Tue, 12 Aug 2008 14:50:14 +0100, Bernard Hill wrote...
Since I retain the master, and dispose of the copy after a walk this
remains legal within the Fair Use Policy of the UK.

Stricly...
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