Tagged: Gear

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Review: Paramo Cascada Waterproof Trousers

A few weeks ago,  I was asked by Go Outdoors if I’d like to review some waterproof trousers. I was told I could choose the ones I wanted from their range on the Interweb and the ones I selected were the Paramo Cascada Waterproof Trousers. I get to keep the...

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Review: Inov-8 Roclite 390GTX

I’ve been dying to try a pair of these, ever since they were released a year or two ago, but until the kind folk at FitnessFootwear offered to let me have a pair to test I’d not really had the opportunity. Boots aren’t normally something you can try on whim...

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Memory Map on the iPhone – continued..

Although I’ve made a couple of approaches to Memory Map now to try and get some sort of discount for existing and loyal customers of the product – for the iPhone app, I’ve been told that there are no plans to discount the product and the senior members of the...

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Memory Map map converter

I know at least one person who is still using MM v2004 because of the amount of money they invested in maps for the product and refuse to pay again to use the maps in the latest version of the product. Anyone who uses Memory Map will know that this...

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Memory Map on iPhone

It’s finally here, the iPhone app from Memory Map. See here. They’ve kept the launch fairly quiet though – I subscribe to their newsletter and I was expecting advance warning of the posting of the app in the App Store, but no I had to trip over the release as...

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An iPhone beater?

I know there are many iPhone users in the outdoors blogging community, myself included. The iPhone has its faults, but so far it’s been the most complete and flexible package when it comes to writing, creating and publishing blogs on the move. There is a new device in town now...

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New Boots (but not panties!)

Apologies to any non “Dury-aware” readers, but coming up with attention grabbing titles isn’t easy and that one was a little too good not to use. Another rush of blood to the head yesterday morning and I found myself £79.99 lighter in the bank balance, but very much in credit...

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PW2010 – Planning Update #5

I have most of my accommodation booked now, all but four locations in fact. These have been emailed but have not yet responded, so I’ll give them a couple of days more and then phone them. I would hate to miss out on a place now that so many others...

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Thieving little scrotes!!

I am now in the market for one or two new items of kit, namely; day pack, 2 x waterproof roll bags, lightweight waterproof coat, waterproof overtrousers, fleece, head torch, whistle, first aid kit, silk baselayers, 2 x warm hats, balaclava, waterproof gloves, 2 x pair warm gloves other small...