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Re: Wood of cree (some kind of magic)

This walk - http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/galloway/wood-of-cree.shtml

A proper moist, verdant woodland walk with great wildlife - did you manage to spot the otters Daniel?
by PhilTurner
Mon May 10, 2010 1:29 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Wood of cree (some kind of magic)
Replies: 5
Views: 2594

Re: Knockhill, Largs, North Ayrshire

Glad you enjoyed the walk Brian, as well as having spectacular views the summit can have some quite impressive winds! The circular walk is nice if you want a change from 'there and back', the minor road past Knock Castle is really quiet and offers some sustained sea views.

Phil
by PhilTurner
Mon May 10, 2010 1:24 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Knockhill, Largs, North Ayrshire
Replies: 3
Views: 7313

Re: GARMIN vs SATMAP

Another vote for the Viewranger and Nokia 5800 package. Available as a complete set from Viewranger, or you can pick up a brand new Nokia 5800 from eBay for quite a bit less. The BuddyBeacon function is also pretty useful - gives you a 'tracking' option (if you want people to know where you are that...
by PhilTurner
Wed Mar 03, 2010 12:29 am
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: GARMIN vs SATMAP
Replies: 27
Views: 18042

Re: snowshoes

I've been having some success with Yowie snowshoes, available from NeedleSports (among other places) - they're pretty intuitive and non-technical though the similarity to Teva sandals continues to concern me. I had a thorough play with them in the Lakes recently - see my blog for some photos. They d...
by PhilTurner
Sat Feb 27, 2010 12:22 am
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: snowshoes
Replies: 17
Views: 13305
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