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What is happening with #ViewRanger now that they have been bought by OutdoorActive.

If you hadn’t heard, ViewRanger, the much respected app (and service) used by millions worldwide as a route plotting, route recording and peerless navigational aid, used by individuals and rescue organizations worldwide, has been purchased by OutdoorActive – “The digital home for experiencing the great outdoors.” I’m not going to get into why this has […]

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‘High And Low’ by @KeithFoskett: #BooksForFollowers Giveaway No.1

My first #BooksForFollowers Giveaway book is the excellent High and Low by Keith Foskett. This book is special to me on a few levels… not least because Fozzie signed it for me. I’ve read all of Fozzie’s books; I have them in digital format and his audiobooks too, but this one resonated on a more […]

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#BooksForFollowers Giveaway.

Remember, a book is always a gift Sheridan Hay I’m giving away books! The premise is simple. Once I’ve read a book I will send it, by post, to one of my followers free of charge. If you would like to be in the draw for any of the books I give away then all […]

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Gear Review: Hi-Tec Eurotrek Waterproof Men’s Walking Boots

(Hi-Tec EuroTrek Waterproof Men’s Boot)   Footwear. We all know the importance of having the right footwear for walking and hiking and, with so many options available it can be – no, it IS – very difficult to find the correct footwear for our needs. And as our needs differ from person to person and […]

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Happy Simply Walking The Path

    To say my life over the past few years has been a roller-coaster is no understatement, yet how many people would say differently about their own lives? It’s true, that for periods of time, life seems to just amble along through the familiar landscape of work, family life and sleep. But there is […]

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Book Review: The Cape Wrath Trail by Iain Harper – A Cicerone Guide 1st Edition

Trek the Cape Wrath Trail with a Cicerone Guidebook “Cape Wrath Trail is a hiking route that runs through the Scottish Highlands and along the west coast of Scotland. It is approx. 200 miles in length and is considered to be one of the most challenging long distance walks in the UK. Despite not being […]

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Gear Review: 1200 miles with my Brasher Hillwalker GTX

  In September 2012 I walked the Camino de Santiago – a 525 mile hike across Northern Spain from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port on the French side of the Pyrenees to Santiago de Compostela in North West Spain. This trip was the reason I purchased the Brasher Hillwalker GTX hiking boots that I am going to review in […]