Category: Gear

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Montane Air Jacket

I often get approached by outdoor gear companies, as I know many of my blogging friends do too, with a view to writing something about an item on their website. I ignore most of the requests, they are often not something I would use outdoors and so the relevance of a review...

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Affric Kintail Way – Kit Review

I got back from the Affric Kintail Way late on Good Friday night – a bit earlier than expected, but we powered through the last day and we’d finished all of Saturday’s mileage before 5pm Friday. I intend to do a write-up of the walk at some point shortly, but in...

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Cape Wrath Trail – Kit

This will be my first extended backpacking trip, so I thought it worthy of a discussion on the kit I will be taking with me. I’m leaving for the Affric Kintail Way (AKW) in just two weeks and I will be using that 3-4 day walk to test some of...

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A Good Night’s Sleep

That’s something we all need at the best of times, but never more so than when you’re walking long distances over many days. Apart from the obvious need to feel refreshed in the morning and able to tackle another stretch of the path, there’s an important mental consideration too. Without enough...

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Memory Map: A User’s Guide – Part 7

Updated for Memory Map v6 – December 2015 Working with the Mobile Version You can find the previous part of this guide here: Part 6: Importing and Exporting Data Part 7 of this parallel user guide covers the use of MM on a mobile device. This is one of the...

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Memory Map: A User’s Guide – Part 6

Updated for Memory Map v6 – December 2015 Importing and Exporting You can find the previous part of this guide here: Part 5: Printing Part 6 of this parallel user’s guide covers the importing and exporting of data from MM. Something you will inevitably need to do. For the most...

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Memory Map: A User’s Guide – Part 5

Updated for Memory Map v6 – December 2015 Printing You can find the previous part of this guide here: Part 4 – Working with Routes, Tracks, Marks & Overlays Part 5 of this parallel user’s guide covers Printing. Yes, it gets a whole section to itself – it really is...

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Memory Map: A User’s Guide – Part 4

Updated for Memory Map v6 – December 2015 Working with Routes, Tracks, Marks & Overlays You can find the previous part of this guide here: Part 3 – The Icon Ribbon Part 4 of this parallel user’s guide covers working with routes and tracks and the rather odd way of...

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Memory Map: A User’s Guide – Part 3

Updated for Memory Map v6 – December 2015 The Icon Ribbon You can find the previous part of this guide here: Part 2 – Getting Started Part 3 of this parallel user’s guide covers the function of the Icon Toolbar and tries to explain some of the new names and...

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Memory Map: A User’s Guide – Part 2

Updated for Memory Map v6 – December 2015 Getting Started You can find the previous part of this guide here: Part 1 – Introduction Part 2 of this parallel user’s guide covers the basics of using Memory Map and moving around the map screen – something that definitely takes some...