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Forum: Walking in the UK January 2nd 18, 10:59 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 13
Views: 1,638
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
Its that time of year again

On Tue, 02 Jan 2018 13:20:52 -0600, Ted Ferenc wrote...

On Tue, 02 Jan 2018 11:37:04 +0000, Roger Chapman wrote:

On 02/01/2018 11:18, Graham Seed wrote:
Another Christmas over! 'See'...
Forum: Walking in the UK May 27th 17, 03:27 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 89
Views: 14,318
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
Scottish mountains - how on earth can anyone pronounce them?

On Sat, 27 May 2017 11:46:58 +0100, Graham Seed wrote...

You say that but English is much worse. My German friend pointed out
that the German language was fairly easy to follow as it was...
Forum: Walking in the UK December 24th 16, 01:36 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 7
Views: 1,734
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
Merry Christmas

On Sat, 24 Dec 2016 11:07:57 +0000, dave wrote...

On 24/12/16 10:34, Ted Ferenc wrote:
Best wishes from a lurker.

+1

+2. I think we're all lurkers these days. :-(

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Forum: Walking in the UK October 22nd 15, 02:45 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 17
Views: 4,020
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
Using GPS instead of maps

On Wed, 21 Oct 2015 14:46:47 +0100, Phil Cook wrote...

I use the contours from the MCoS as my upland map in my GPS and I think
they go down to 10m interval as you zoom in.

Anyway...
Forum: Walking in the UK April 13th 15, 10:23 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 27
Views: 7,180
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
Waterfall Country

On Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:23:42 +0100, David B wrote...

I have emailed you a nice little map (not very detailed) but I found it very
useful on my first visit.

Thanks David. I have replied.

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Forum: Walking in the UK April 12th 15, 10:36 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 27
Views: 7,180
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
20 years ?

On Sun, 12 Apr 2015 19:27:21 +0100, Graham Seed wrote...

Still here - think I've been around for 15 years - still have my u.r.w cap
somewhere!

I have one somewhere too. Coincidentally, a...
Forum: Walking in the UK March 1st 15, 01:40 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 12
Views: 3,659
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
Time to pay?

On Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:04:26 +0000, wrote...

Now that Bristow have taken over SAR the long time excuse that SAR
provides training for military personnel is no longer...
Forum: Walking in the UK December 25th 14, 11:40 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 24
Views: 4,801
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
Xmas

On Thu, 25 Dec 2014 08:47:23 +0000, Roger Chapman wrote...

Can we tempt any more lurkers out of the woodwork at this festive time?

waves Happy Christmas!

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Tim...
Forum: Walking in the UK February 3rd 13, 02:16 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 18
Views: 727
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
Paying for your rescue.

On Sun, 03 Feb 2013 11:03:13 +0000, Peter Clinch wrote...

Helicopters are generally called in by MRT on the ground who have
already reached the caller on foot and ascertained that they are in...
Forum: Walking in the UK October 16th 12, 01:33 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
Can you do this with a gps?

On Tue, 16 Oct 2012 12:15:29 +0100, Lyndon wrote...

The GPS software I use stores maps as images, not vectors. It has sets of
'tiles' for each zoom level, and if I'm using OS and zoom in, it...
Forum: Walking in the UK October 16th 12, 01:03 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
Can you do this with a gps?

On Tue, 16 Oct 2012 11:23:17 +0100, Lyndon wrote...

I guess that's the bit I was really looking for. I assumed your typical gps
wouldn't have an internet connection in the field, but from what...
Forum: Walking in the UK October 16th 12, 12:09 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
Can you do this with a gps?

On Tue, 16 Oct 2012 09:23:35 +0100, Lyndon wrote...
We were supposed to walking around a
reservoir, but both realised that the path and the map did not agree. The
clue was that we couldn't...
Forum: Walking in the UK October 16th 12, 11:25 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
Can you do this with a gps?

On Tue, 16 Oct 2012 09:23:35 +0100, Lyndon wrote...

It was reassuring to be able to switch to satellite view, and I
wondered
whether this would have been possible with a standard gps?

The...
Forum: Walking in the UK July 16th 12, 07:26 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 68
Views: 1,444
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
I, even I, may get a GPS :-)

On Mon, 16 Jul 2012 16:28:28 +0100 (BST), wrote...
In article ,
Mike Clark wrote:


Well you can...
Forum: Walking in the UK July 15th 12, 10:49 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 68
Views: 1,444
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
I, even I, may get a GPS :-)

On Sun, 15 Jul 2012 08:40:49 -0500, Andy Leighton wrote...
On Sun, 15 Jul 2012 18:50:42 +0800, Paul Rooney wrote:
On 15-Jul-12 6:31 PM, wrote:
In...
Forum: Walking in the UK July 12th 12, 09:16 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
OpenStreetMap

On Wed, 11 Jul 2012 22:32:19 +0100, The Welsh Windbag wrote...
I'm completely confused now. I had a look at OpenHikingMap for the area
around Stickle Tarn and Pavey Ark, which is where I had a...
Forum: Walking in the UK July 11th 12, 07:40 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
OpenStreetMap

On Wed, 11 Jul 2012 17:11:13 +0100, Phil Cook wrote...
On 11/07/2012 09:14, The Welsh Windbag wrote:

I see that OpenHikingMap have added contours, but my first impression was
that they...
Forum: Walking in the UK May 9th 12, 12:35 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
Exposed walking or scrambling routes in Brecon Beacons ?

On Tue, 08 May 2012 17:44:41 +0100, RustyCrampon wrote...
I'm finding the Beacons are a little lacking in the excitement
department. I haven't yet found any exposed walking or
...
Forum: Walking in the UK May 9th 12, 01:18 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
Exposed walking or scrambling routes in Brecon Beacons ?

On Tue, 08 May 2012 17:44:41 +0100, RustyCrampon wrote...
I've recently started walking in the Brecon Beacons, because they are a
lot closer to my house than Snowdonia or the Scottish Highlands,...
Forum: Walking in the UK February 28th 12, 01:13 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 17
Views: 3,049
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
Compass on Smartphone

On Mon, 27 Feb 2012 21:28:28 +0000, Gordon H wrote...
I disagree, I think that the designers appear to have missed the point
that someone might have to use the GPS seriously, instead of which...
Forum: Walking in the UK February 19th 12, 09:39 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 37
Views: 1,359
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
Warning over decline in map skills as ramblers rely on sat navs

On Sun, 19 Feb 2012 20:00:55 +0000, Chris Morriss wrote...
I've come across a few people asking me for directions who were walking
carrying copies of an article in a magazine or guide-book. In...
Forum: Walking in the UK October 28th 11, 01:59 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
One itch less to scratch

On Fri, 28 Oct 2011 10:39:24 +0100, Gordon H wrote...
In message , Phil Cook
writes
On 27/10/2011 16:32, Gordon H wrote:

...
Forum: Walking in the UK September 1st 11, 12:48 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
Garmin nuvi 1300t sat nav

On Wed, 31 Aug 2011 21:55:19 +0100, Bill Grey wrote...
Thanks for your efforts, but I'm talking abut an automotive Sat-nav not a
GPS unit with OS mapping. I can input lat/lon coordinates and...
Forum: Walking in the UK May 28th 11, 07:11 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
Location query

On Sat, 28 May 2011 16:06:23 +0100, John Sullivan wrote...
I have recently discovered, while sorting out, an old day ticket for a
Rebecca Toll. This is also printed in Welsh. It carries a logo...
Forum: Walking in the UK March 29th 11, 11:15 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By Tim Jackson[_2_]
Red Kites near Llanddeusant

On Tue, 29 Mar 2011 15:29:41 +0100, Bill Grey wrote...
A few weeks ago one of our posters shoed us apicture of what might have been
a Red Kite. I had the opportunity last Friday to visit the...
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