Author Topic: Summit Slugs & Hiking Etiquette  (Read 4907 times)

beefy

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Re: Summit Slugs & Hiking Etiquette
« Reply #30 on: 13:47:07, 18/04/17 »
heres a lovely pic of Brock Crags summit
complete with Summit Slugs  :crazy2:



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Re: Summit Slugs & Hiking Etiquette
« Reply #31 on: 16:08:49, 18/04/17 »
lol, they get everywhere ;D

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Re: Summit Slugs & Hiking Etiquette
« Reply #32 on: 15:09:19, 19/04/17 »
I get really annoyed when having taken the train to the top of Snowdon I find the summit full of people in walking gear that I never even saw on the train  >:(
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Re: Summit Slugs & Hiking Etiquette
« Reply #33 on: 15:32:40, 19/04/17 »
I get really annoyed when having taken the train to the top of Snowdon I find the summit full of people in walking gear that I never even saw on the train  >:(


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Re: Summit Slugs & Hiking Etiquette
« Reply #34 on: 19:32:22, 19/04/17 »
I get really annoyed when having taken the train to the top of Snowdon I find the summit full of people in walking gear that I never even saw on the train  >:(

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beefy

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Re: Summit Slugs & Hiking Etiquette
« Reply #35 on: 18:41:44, 24/04/17 »
heres a lovely shot of Slater Bridge with this weeks "Bridge Barnacles"  ;D



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Re: Summit Slugs & Hiking Etiquette
« Reply #36 on: 22:08:46, 24/04/17 »
At this rate we'll end up being paranoid in case we sit in the wring place!

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« Reply #37 on: 22:09:13, 24/04/17 »
Or even the wrong place!,


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Re: Summit Slugs & Hiking Etiquette
« Reply #38 on: 18:37:00, 25/04/17 »
I did the Devil's Pulpit bit of Offa's Dyke a while back.  Took my nephews and the dog.

The Devil's pulpit is the centre-piece of the walk and as such, the point of much annoyance as the viewing place is very small.

So, being the all around good guy that I am, I moved along about 100 yards to another spot with a nice view, one of many.

I had my hands full cooking an over-complicated fry up for all. 

A hiking family, about 8 in total walked up, and seemed to be walking on after a cursory "hello".  Somebody made a friendly comment and I mentioned that the Devil's Pulpit is just a bit further and the view is amazing. 

So, some chap in his early 40's, kind of middle-manager rugby type, gets a bit animated and says "I think we'll sit here actually".  I got the impression he thought I was ushering them off to a poorer spot.....as if I can be bothered to run manipulative games with random people on a national trust walk!

So, the whole lot sat down and made it super awkward.  I was trying to keep the dog and the nephews quiet and happy whilst rubbing knees with a random family.  There was not a lot of interaction, it wasn't like they sat there to talk to us.

There were 2 similar spots down the way that would have done.

I can't remember how it happened but he also made a comment about me having lots of bacon. 

Some people just are never, ever "off" and are always keeping an eye on what they can get/having the best of everything. 

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Re: Summit Slugs & Hiking Etiquette
« Reply #39 on: 19:30:21, 25/04/17 »
At this rate we'll end up being paranoid in case we sit in the wrong place!

Don't be paranoid, just be aware if you are sitting on an iconic bridge with lots of tourists about with cameras at the ready they want to take a photo.  :)

This is Slater Bridge. I am nicer than that awful beefy. I have cropped the pic to remove the people  ;)

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April

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Re: Summit Slugs & Hiking Etiquette
« Reply #40 on: 19:34:20, 25/04/17 »
A hiking family, about 8 in total walked up...

So, the whole lot sat down and made it super awkward.....

There were 2 similar spots down the way that would have done.

We call these space invaders  :)
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Re: Summit Slugs & Hiking Etiquette
« Reply #41 on: 20:02:16, 25/04/17 »
We call these space invaders  :)


...and what do we do with space invaders?  Where's my lazer gun....oh right, not invented.  Hey ho, shotgun it is!

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Re: Summit Slugs & Hiking Etiquette
« Reply #42 on: 20:05:30, 25/04/17 »
Don't be paranoid, just be aware if you are sitting on an iconic bridge with lots of tourists about with cameras at the ready they want to take a photo.  :)

This is Slater Bridge. I am nicer than that awful beefy. I have cropped the pic to remove the people  ;)



I propose that all shot hoggers, bridge barnacles, slugs et al be photoshopped into compromising situations in order to provide a deterrent and prevent further offending.

April

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Re: Summit Slugs & Hiking Etiquette
« Reply #43 on: 12:32:42, 26/04/17 »
I propose that all shot hoggers, bridge barnacles, slugs et al be photoshopped into compromising situations in order to provide a deterrent and prevent further offending.

Please, please, don't give beefy any ideas   ;D
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beefy

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Re: Summit Slugs & Hiking Etiquette
« Reply #44 on: 14:37:47, 26/04/17 »
Please, please, don't give beefy any ideas   ;D
Oh I've got plenty of those already  ;D