Long walks, hills and wild camps
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28th August 2022: Kettlewell to Yockenthwaite – 8.5m We had another lazy morning and I enjoyed just taking time over
27th August 2022: Burnsall Bridge to Kettlewell – 9.8m I’m beginning to think this walk may be cursed! It was
7th August 2022 – Ripon to Boroughbridge – 8.8m Typically, the one day this week I actually felt like I
6th August 2022 – Masham to Ripon – 14.6m Well that was quite a tough day, although to be fair
5th August 2022 – Middleham to Masham – 11.1m As a couple of people suggested yesterday, a good night’s sleep
4th August 2022 – Askrigg to Middleham – 14.2m I feel completely done-in! I’m sitting in the Richard III in
3rd August 2022 – Garsdale Head to Askrigg – 11.9m I’m feeling knackered right now and it’s not even 9am,
2nd August 2022 – Home to Garsdale Head It was absolutely lashing it down when I left the house this
Memory Map for All (Android Phone) You can find the previous part of this guide here: Part 7: Working with
Lakeland Fells Topology Map
A while ago I spent some time creating a wall map of the Lakeland Fells. I wanted something I could hang on the wall, something that would help me track my progress through all the Lake District hill lists and above all, something that looked good. In short, something that possessed both form and function.
My Guide Books
Back in 2005 I got horrendously lost following the route notes in a guide book on my first long walk. I decided that I could probably do a better job myself and went about doing a new guide for the Herriot Way. I have since followed that with several other books, having great fun along the way.
A User's Guide to Memory Map
I’ve been a Memory Map user for several years now and I’ve helped quite a few people get to grips with the idiosyncrasies of the program, because although it’s a Windows application, it doesn’t behave like one in several important ways. The help I’ve provided has spawned a parallel user guide to the one that’s provided by Memory Map – one that covers some of the issues that first time users come across and struggle to find answers for in the MM Help files and on-line manual.
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