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Navigation and Mountain Safety Taster - December 8

Date: 08 December 2017

Location: Start at George Fisher

New for 2017! Join us for a Navigation and Mountain Safety Taster Session

Author: George Fisher

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Shining a light on head torches

3 October 2017

Equipment and Accessory Buyer Jon, checks out the latest models from Petzl Once upon a time, head torches were simple things...

Author: Jon Wickham

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What to do with all this data?

15 September 2017

If you have one of the latest fitness watches, you will know that they can amass a huge amount of data and technical information about your activities, the question is, what to do with all of this data?

Author: GarminUK

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Fraudulent activity

9 March 2017

Fraudulent activity

Author: George Fisher

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Lake District winter conditions report

13 February 2017

Lake District winter climbing conditions - view the freeze forecast with live reporting from Great End

Author: PaulChesh

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Packing for winter walking

30 January 2017

Walking in winter presents a few extra challenges compared with the more benign summertime.  Find out how to be prepared.

Author: George Fisher

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Boots for Winter walking

30 January 2017

With summer a memory and the trees devoid of leaves, walking in the Lake District fells becomes a more serious challenge. Days are shorter and the weather colder and sooner than we think the first winter snows cover the tops.

Author: George Fisher

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Saved by a £5 bivvy bag!

4 January 2017

Many of us will have seen or heard in the news about the couple who were rescued in the Cairngorms recently, after spending a night out in conditions described as "arctic". 

Author: PaulChesh

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The future's bright

12 December 2016

BEN WEEKS, news and features writer for Trail Magazine, tests the Ruffwear Track Jacket

Author: Ruffwear

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Dedicated GPS over Smartphone

27 September 2016

A look at why a dedicated handheld GPS is preferable to a smartphone for navigation.

Author: Mark Wright

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