Long walks, hills and wild camps
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If you’d have asked me last week if it was possible to have a proper ‘adventure’ in somewhere like the
I’ve been toying with the idea of buying myself a campervan for about 3 or 4 years, but never had
16th June 2021: Selkirk to Hawick – 14 miles I escaped in to the murk and mizzle at exactly 7am
15th June 2021: Innerleithen to Selkirk – 14 miles Day 4 has just snatched the ‘best day of the walk’
14th June 2021: Peebles to Innerleithen – 11 miles I found the bed a bit lumpy last night and the
13th June 2021: West Linton to Peebles – 14 miles Well that was one helluva good day’s walking! It’s the
12th June 2021: Little Vantage to West Linton – 10 miles I’ve been trying to walk this path for 2
24th May 2021: Reeth to Richmond – 12 miles Well that was another interesting day, something of a roller-coaster (geographically
23rd May 2021: West Burton to Reeth – 14 miles Well that was an interesting day, something of a roller-coaster
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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