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Re: A trekking pack with a very small back

Hi Mountain Tortoise. Berghaus have a new system called Bioflex that (supposedly) can be "adjusted to all back lengths", not sure whether that helps any?
http://www.berghaus.com

Jon
by wandererjon
Mon Jan 19, 2009 2:58 pm
 
Forum: Say hello...
Topic: A trekking pack with a very small back
Replies: 3
Views: 2131

Re: Mysterious Stones

You're welcome both of you, glad I could be of some help :D I used to come across similar boundary markers in the Yorkshire Dales, mainly for marking the edges of lead mine claims so I wondered if these could be the same thing. Not quite right- but close.
by wandererjon
Thu Jan 15, 2009 2:43 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Mysterious Stones
Replies: 5
Views: 2413

Re: Mysterious Stones

John, is this the stone you meant (or one of them)? There is quite a long explanation with the photo, I hope its of some help. I think the Photographer is referring to a book by Prof. Rankine (with an e) published by the Clydebank District Library, not sure what title or year though. http://www.geog...
by wandererjon
Wed Jan 14, 2009 9:02 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Mysterious Stones
Replies: 5
Views: 2413

Re: The Lost & The Undressed! (Lakes)

Great pictures and report, you do seem to meet some interesting people when you're on your walks don't you!!? :lol: I'm including the pregnant German :lol:
by wandererjon
Tue Jan 13, 2009 9:03 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: The Lost & The Undressed! (Lakes)
Replies: 2
Views: 4556

Re: 'Big Boy shot and killed

Poor, poor fella. WHY?
by wandererjon
Tue Jan 13, 2009 3:10 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 'Big Boy shot and killed
Replies: 8
Views: 3367

Re: Hi - yet another new start

Oops, sorry, Lord knows where I got "fishermen" from. My schoolboy Gaelic is rustier than I thought it was!!!! :shock:
by wandererjon
Tue Jan 13, 2009 3:00 pm
 
Forum: Say hello...
Topic: Hi - yet another new start
Replies: 10
Views: 4300

Re: New Waterproof

I have had a Craghoppers jacket for about four years now, washed and reproofed several times, it is still soft and performs very well. Normally wouldn't be able to afford one, but it was on offer!!! :lol:
by wandererjon
Sun Jan 11, 2009 8:57 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: New Waterproof
Replies: 6
Views: 2705

Re: Hi - yet another new start

There is one little story that connects Bettyhill and the Strathnaver clearances: the village's original name was Blaran Nan Odhar ("Field of the Fishermen") but was changed after Elizabeth, then Duchess of Sutherland, promised that there would be land and building materials for the famili...
by wandererjon
Sat Jan 10, 2009 4:34 pm
 
Forum: Say hello...
Topic: Hi - yet another new start
Replies: 10
Views: 4300

Re: Tales From The Nuthouse (Lake District)

I love it, great report and pics, MC!!! Your Mother sounds like a real trouper :lol: Isn't it sad that a bit of fun like this can't be published because of it being Non-PC? :?

Look forward to reading more like this from you (and others, hopefully)
Jon
by wandererjon
Wed Jan 07, 2009 2:50 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Tales From The Nuthouse (Lake District)
Replies: 3
Views: 4020

Re: Carn mor Dearg the icy arete and Ben Nevis

Truly fantastic pictures, Doogz!!! :D You do see some sights on the hills, no wonder the MRT's get so frustrated!!! Hope your Mum's back on her feet soon.

Happy New Year
Jon
by wandererjon
Thu Jan 01, 2009 2:41 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Carn mor Dearg the icy arete and Ben Nevis
Replies: 11
Views: 13884

Re: Hi To Everyone - Another Newbie:-)

Hi Mountain Coward ( :?) and welcome to the forum. I can sympathise with you, but you've got a lot more guts than I have (plus over 100 more Munroes!!!). I did mine a lot of years ago, when I wasn't too bothered about the consequences of falling a long way :lol: . I look forward to reading your revi...
by wandererjon
Tue Dec 30, 2008 8:51 pm
 
Forum: Say hello...
Topic: Hi To Everyone - Another Newbie:-)
Replies: 3
Views: 1740

User/visitor numbers

Hey Paul, its great to see the number of visitors to the site at one time is still climbing!!!! :D
by wandererjon
Tue Dec 30, 2008 3:43 pm
 
Forum: Walkhighlands announcements and feedback
Topic: User/visitor numbers
Replies: 2
Views: 1874

New hazards?

I know walking in the Highlands can be hazardous, but earthquakes......? :lol:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/hig ... 797805.stm
by wandererjon
Wed Dec 24, 2008 8:56 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: New hazards?
Replies: 2
Views: 1669

Re: Ben Vane..dec 10th 08

doogz wrote:being in my 40s ..i have no idea where or who is wally


I'm in my fifties and hadn't a clue either- so I Googled it!!!! :?
Bit wiser now though!!! :lol:

Jon
by wandererjon
Wed Dec 17, 2008 9:14 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Ben Vane..dec 10th 08
Replies: 10
Views: 4851

Re: The Scottish 4,000ers in aid of MRT

bio-man wrote:Don't forget next May, if you're able to do any of the stages or whatever, pop a note on the volunteers page


I truly wish I could Michael, but circumstances dictate otherwise :( Even if I'm not there in body, I shall definitely be with you in spirit.
Jon
by wandererjon
Mon Dec 15, 2008 9:09 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The Scottish 4,000ers in aid of MRT
Replies: 87
Views: 48598
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