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Yorkshire Dales & Moors / Nuttalls Chapter 12 with children
« Last post by Donpeblo on Today at 09:30:18 »
Hi All,

Will be in area next weekend for Yarndale (Saturday) but have organised with the wife and kids to go walking on the Sunday :)

We will be based in Giggleswick which means the following hills are on my immediate radar:

Group 1
Pen-y-gent
Plover Hill

Group 2
Darnbrook Fell (+South top)
Fountains Fell

I am not overly familair with the area but am working my way through the Nuttalls. Does anyone know if are any good routes that would suit kids (9 & 7yrs old) and still getting into Hill Walking for these hills? GR for a start point & rough route should do. Of course any tips are very welcome.

Thanks
Donpeblo

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Peak District / Re: Totley to Baslow
« Last post by richardh1905 on Today at 08:34:37 »

Yes...but because they're so wide apart they're not particularly dangerous.



Don't underestimate them - Highland cattle have been known to kill in defence of their young.
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General Walking Discussion / Re: GCSE DT SURVEY
« Last post by Hillhiker1 on Today at 01:56:38 »
Aye, fair point Ridge, duly completed. O0
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General Walking Discussion / Re: Where are folks walking this weekend?
« Last post by BuzyG on Yesterday at 23:21:43 »
Out on Dartmoor again today. 13 miles with the walking group, around Staple tor to Peter tavy area.  Rubbish weather to start.  Really quite cold.  Then the sun came out after lunch, every thing dryed out and all was good with the world.  Enjoying the fitness benefits from the Lake district walks too.  Dartmoor is suddenly a lot flatter than it was. O0
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Gear / Re: map ownership
« Last post by sussamb on Yesterday at 20:44:18 »
Same with the GPS, I have the Garmin Montana 600 which works off the American GPS system. Just after I got it they brought out the 601 which will work off the Russian system as well as the American one.

Yep, my Montana does that (uses GPS and GLONASS) but I see no discernible difference in accuracy over my Etrex 20 (which is just GPS) so don't lose sleep over it (as if you would)  ;)
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General Walking Discussion / Re: GCSE DT SURVEY
« Last post by Jim Parkin on Yesterday at 20:31:31 »
likewise
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Gear / Re: map ownership
« Last post by Owen on Yesterday at 19:56:04 »
I have an old version of Memory Map on my puter, I had regular updates for it up to about five years ago. Then OS said in their infinite wisdom that they would no longer be supporting it even though it was supposed to last a life time. It still work on my puter but if/when I come to replace it I'll only be able to download the original version off the CD's which won't have any of the updates on. Or I could pay for the latest version which will no doubt very quickly go out of date unless I pay again for their new supper-dupa version. 


Same with the GPS, I have the Garmin Montana 600 which works off the American GPS system. Just after I got it they brought out the 601 which will work off the Russian system as well as the American one. Soon the European system will be up and running (except we won't have access to it, thanks Brexiteers). I'm sure they keep changing things just to screw more money out of us.
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Gear / Re: map ownership
« Last post by jimbob on Yesterday at 19:41:01 »

Perhaps he is practicing his trigonometry.  Very useful is trig for fixing your position on a map.  Mind you, it is more about angles and vectors than tangents  ;)
:2funny: :2funny: :2funny:
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Gear / Re: map ownership
« Last post by Mel on Yesterday at 19:39:55 »

Some years ago, his relative who lives in Deganwy outside llandudno,


Was his relative called Llandudnoboy?  ;)


Edited: After contemplation I decided the comment I wrote here was unnecessarily mean - sorry DA  :-[




Back on topic....


I think the only way of accessing digitally "owned" mapping if the app used to access it became no more would be if you could find a way to un-encript whatever it is that makes the mapping only viewable via that app.  Ordnance Survey maps may be slightly different (the ones where you buy a paper map and get a free scratch n sniff digital download).  I think in that circumstance, you would still be able to view the map on your device of choice but wouldn't be able to use it with the device's GPS function.


Anyway, that's my further thoughts.


Back off topic now to the 100th edition of the paper map -v- GPS debate  :D


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Wales / Re: Newly opened hostel in Snowdonia
« Last post by ninthace on Yesterday at 19:24:53 »
Power to your elbow!  It is a lovely place to be.  Hope it goes well for you.
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