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Mountain and hill walking

Britain

  If you’re walking in mountainous regions, like North Wales, the Lake District or the Scottish Highlands, be prepared for more challenging weather - especially in winter. It is important to be properly equipped as conditions can vary dramatically from valley...

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Going the distance

Britain

Sunday 8 December 2019 was a momentous day. Not only did I join my 200th walk with Cleeve Ramblers, I also passed a personal landmark – walking a total of 20,000 miles since joining the Ramblers ten years ago. When...

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Problem Reporting

Britain

It's worth reporting problems, even in this time of lockdown: Thanks to Barnet Council for removing all this flytipping (and much more) from St Albans Road A1081:    And Enfield Council have removed this tree from the footpath north of Trent Park: This page...

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Evolving the Walk Leadership Project for Scotland’s ‘new normal’

Scotland

Back in late February, I joined Ramblers Scotland to guide the Scottish Walk Leadership Project during its fourth year, while my predecessor John Nicholls is seconded to a new role as Ramblers GB learning manager. It’s fair to say that things...

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GPS

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Channels GPS receivers use different numbers of channels to track the satellites. The more channels a receiver has the more chance the unit will find the satellites and pinpoint your location. Power Having external power capability is a nice feature if you using...

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Planning and Leading a Walk

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​Becoming a walk leader ​​A full walks programme depends on sufficient members volunteering to lead walks and we always welcome new walk leaders.  If you are hesitant about volunteering don't worry, there is plenty of support available.  When you first volunteer...

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Masterclass: solo walking

Britain

There’s a special freedom in walking on your own and being at one with nature, but solo walkers need to be aware of the practicalities.   By Andrew McCloy At the Ramblers, we know only too well that walking is a highly...

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Time for an adventure!

Britain

The outdoors is a great setting for adventures. You don’t have to act like Bear Grylls to get a thrill from stepping outside your usual comfort zone, and into the unknown. Swapping the daily routine for a night spent wild...

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Winter walking

Britain

I'm a child of the summer, and as such, I was always yearning for long golden days and the feeling of heat soaking into my skin. Winter was a time to dread: painful dragging months, which had to be borne...

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My Perfect Day with Bonita Norris

Britain

She is the youngest person to have both summited Everest and reached the North Pole. She was also the first British woman to climb Lhotse, the world’s fourth highest mountain and is currently preparing to climb K2, the world’s second highest...

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