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Memory Map v6.4.1 Release Notes

My blog seems to have been dominated by Memory Map (MM) posts over the last few weeks and for any users of this digital mapping app, that should be taken

Long Distance Paths

Cross-Dales Trails

Last year was a disaster. The death of 75,000 Britons, in any context is a disaster. We aren’t out the other side of this yet of course, but 2021 looks

Gear

Memory Map User Guide Pt. 6

Updated January 2021 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

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Memory Map User Guide Pt. 5

Updated January 2021 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

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Memory Map User Guide Pt. 4

Updated January 2021 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

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Memory Map User Guide Pt. 3

Updated January 2021 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

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Memory Map User Guide Pt. 2

Updated January 2021 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

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Memory Map User Guide Pt. 1

Updated January 2021 I’ve been a Memory Map user since 2005 and over the years I’ve helped quite a few people get to grips with the idiosyncrasies of the program,

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Memory Map – An Update!

As regular readers may know, I’m a huge fan of Memory Map for planning my long walks. For those that are not aware, Memory Map is a digital mapping application

General

Ups and Downs in Lockdown

I didn’t feel it go, but at some point in a 50 yard stretch of descent from Edale Rocks my left calf began to hurt quite badly. It felt like

General

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

I guess an awful lot of walkers and outdoor enthusiasts are thinking the same thing as me at the moment… should I carry on with the holiday I have planned, or should I put it on the back burner and pick it up later in the year?

Long Distance Paths

New Year, New Me!

A Litany of Failures! Regular readers will know I had a pretty shocking time last year when it came to long distance paths in particular and walking in general. I

Long Distance Paths

Derwent Valley Heritage Way

4th & 5th December 2019: Ladybower Reservoir to Baslow – 13 miles I was up at 05:50, 10 mins before the alarm, and leapt out of bed before remembering I

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One Last Hurrah!

As you may have seen from a couple of previous posts, my plan for the last couple of months of the year was to walk the River Nidd Trail over

Sunrise as we begin Sunday's walk
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River Nidd Trail Section 1

Nether Poppleton to Goldsborough – 20 miles Saturday 19th October 2019 I’ve broken this walk down into three sections, that are each completed over a weekend. The Saturday part is

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River Nidd Trail

Chris (@PilgrimChris on Twitter and at www.pilgrimchris.co.uk) and I have been trying to align walking calendars since our aborted walk along the Cape Wrath Trail in May. Various things have

Long Distance Paths

Yoredale Way 2019 – Day 5

9th October 2019: Ripon to Boroughbridge to Home – 8 miles Interim report, until I get some time and calm down a bit….. A great day’s walk, with another lovely

Long Distance Paths

Yoredale Way 2019 – Day 4

8th October 2019: Masham to Ripon – 13.5 miles After having been bitterly disappointed at the quality of the BBC weather for the last two days (albeit being quite happy