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Boots or Trainers ? To GPS or not ? How do those runners get all the required gear into a bum-bag ?

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Rugged Smartphone 4 Bill Lancashire 449 Fri 20th Mar 2020, 15:59
Map my walk 2 Deirdre Flegg 217 Thu 5th Mar 2020, 9:39
Garmin fenix 6 pro 0 Nigel Tiffany 181 Thu 20th Feb 2020, 20:30
GPS: handheld, watch or smartphone? 8 Simon Pipe 971 Sun 5th Jan 2020, 11:05
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Waterproof Boots, A myth ? 5 Malcolm Battle 619 Sat 23rd Nov 2019, 15:27
Gortex Boots 1 Mark Wain 273 Sat 2nd Nov 2019, 10:17
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Hiking Shoes 5 Andy Packham 498 Thu 1st Aug 2019, 16:01
cleaning out a waterbottle tube 2 Arthur Metcalfe 275 Sun 2nd Jun 2019, 22:04
Cleaning a water pouch 7   2286 Sat 1st Jun 2019, 11:45
Surprise Gore-Tex boot lining refund 0 Mark Webb 246 Thu 30th May 2019, 18:34
Wide fitting shoes/ boots 18 Gary Baldwin 5689 Tue 21st May 2019, 8:18
Is Hard skin on heel normal after taking up walking 2 Mark Garratt 545 Wed 1st May 2019, 22:55
Ankle & leg rash 2 Iain Connell 410 Wed 17th Apr 2019, 11:03
Boot care on through walks 1 Edward Hibbert 296 Sat 13th Apr 2019, 23:12
Discount Card 4 Andy Dobney 2288 Fri 15th Mar 2019, 21:09
Bionic Knee Braces? 0 Nicholas Smyth 289 Sat 16th Feb 2019, 15:06
GPX problems 10 Elton Ellis 1050 Sat 9th Feb 2019, 19:41
Alt berg 1 Paul Baitson 585 Sat 2nd Feb 2019, 2:01
Using GPS trackers (Like Garmin eTrex) 3 Scott Whiteside 803 Sat 2nd Feb 2019, 1:26
Fuel Bottle Air Travel 2 John McLean 332 Sun 20th Jan 2019, 16:15
walking pole failure 2 Mike Childs 1441 Thu 11th Oct 2018, 16:39
Anti-chaffing cream 8 John Pennifold 1969 Thu 11th Oct 2018, 14:37
8 Iain Connell 5035 Thu 11th Oct 2018, 13:07
Hard skin on heel normal after taking up walking 0 Mark Garratt 240 Wed 12th Sep 2018, 22:38
Walking apps 5 Russell Bateman 828 Tue 11th Sep 2018, 10:32
Phone tracker solo walker 15 Mary Larkin 762 Wed 8th Aug 2018, 16:38
maps.me 3 John Pennifold 879 Tue 31st Jul 2018, 23:06
Sunscreen 2 John Pennifold 679 Sun 22nd Jul 2018, 10:22
Satnav advice needed for complete novice 9 Simon Pipe 1174 Wed 6th Jun 2018, 14:24
Touch screens and gloves 2 Iain Connell 585 Sun 11th Mar 2018, 10:34
satmap 10 110 Stephen M Rackett 44087 Fri 23rd Feb 2018, 19:41
subscription based Anquet 0 Raymond Wilkes 416 Tue 20th Feb 2018, 20:45
Bunions 2 Nicky Wood 679 Fri 16th Feb 2018, 15:17
Magnets and compasses 1 Iain Connell 491 Fri 16th Feb 2018, 9:55
Best backpacks for the 100 8 Mark Garratt 4061 Fri 16th Feb 2018, 9:45
Waterproof socks 5 Andy Carpenter 813 Thu 25th Jan 2018, 22:03
Dog dazers 1 Melissa Butcher 1470 Wed 24th Jan 2018, 15:39
Updating to Satsync 2.34.74 3 John Pennifold 659 Wed 24th Jan 2018, 15:34
Help! 12 Deirdre Flegg 951 Wed 27th Dec 2017, 12:44
Pacer poles - a recommendation 5 David Sawdon 2439 Tue 21st Nov 2017, 20:28
ZPACKS from USA 1 Gerard Ellis 770 Wed 8th Nov 2017, 10:45
Gaynor Sports 0 Michael White 1699 Mon 6th Nov 2017, 19:50
Is it safe to reuse a cheap one-use water bottle 3 John Pennifold 1085 Mon 9th Oct 2017, 10:26
Accuracy of GPS distance measurement 5 Michael Jones 1811 Sun 1st Oct 2017, 13:09
2017 Handheld GPS 4 James Pearson 1583 Fri 18th Aug 2017, 13:14
Satmap Active 12 recovery mode 4 Raymond Wilkes 1491 Sat 22nd Jul 2017, 17:50
Amazing service from Cotswold Outdoor! 1 Dave Lane 948 Sun 11th Jun 2017, 16:59
Thule backpacks 1 Madeleine Watson 841 Wed 24th May 2017, 20:05
Drones at Events 7 John Pennifold 1492 Fri 12th May 2017, 13:07
online route planning 3 Paul Truswell 1663 Wed 12th Apr 2017, 21:49
Salomon Women's X Ultra 2 GTX Shoes - GREAT DEAL! 0 Helen Franklin 770 Wed 12th Apr 2017, 10:54
Head torches 10 Armorel Young 2843 Fri 7th Apr 2017, 16:47
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Shorter walking poles 10 Iain Connell 2800 Sat 30th Jul 2016, 16:13
Satsync on windows 10 7 Raymond Wilkes 1988 Mon 18th Jul 2016, 13:22
Cotswold Outdoor 3 Matthew Hand 2015 Mon 11th Jul 2016, 19:41
Waterproof paper 0 Simon Pipe 1055 Tue 12th Apr 2016, 11:28
Recharging Satmaps etc 17 Raymond Wilkes 3113 Sat 2nd Apr 2016, 18:09
Can MemoryMap maps be converted to Satmap format? 4 David Sawdon 1172 Fri 11th Mar 2016, 18:21
Replace or Resole? 5 David Sawdon 1273 Thu 10th Mar 2016, 20:03
Waterproofs 5 Michael Jones 1537 Wed 9th Mar 2016, 19:39
Boot Fitting - Whalley Lancashire 4 Louise Whittaker 1961 Sun 28th Feb 2016, 20:27
Paramo Jackets 3 Mark Smith 1863 Mon 14th Dec 2015, 18:46
Hanwag Tatra 2 John King 1257 Mon 30th Nov 2015, 20:22
Satmap Active 12 - a quick look 2 Raymond Wilkes 1833 Thu 24th Sep 2015, 19:46
Inov Debris Gaiters 0 John Pennifold 1226 Fri 24th Jul 2015, 15:25
New footwear 3 Geoff Deighton 2646 Thu 16th Jul 2015, 23:13
Garmin legend hcx for sale 0 Mark Garratt 1033 Wed 15th Jul 2015, 22:53
Patagonia - amazing service 0 Simon Pipe 1102 Mon 29th Jun 2015, 23:07
New OS OL and Explorer (1:25,000,000) series 2 Iain Connell 1395 Sun 31st May 2015, 12:26
Salomon X scream shoes in ultra events? 2 Melissa Butcher 1500 Tue 14th Apr 2015, 23:04
Over Pronation - Problems 5 Mark & Des Donohoe 1967 Tue 10th Mar 2015, 20:34
Tablet gps ? 8 Iain Connell 2322 Sun 15th Feb 2015, 10:36
Viewranger on iPhone/iPad 13   6402 Sat 14th Feb 2015, 15:41
The Crosses Walk North Yorks. 1 Sean Lawson 1304 Tue 10th Feb 2015, 20:19
Trekmates flamless cooking 1 Stephen M Rackett 1187 Sun 11th Jan 2015, 19:38
Smartwool 2 Julie Welch 1522 Wed 31st Dec 2014, 10:48
Wet arsms in waterproof jackets 2 John Pennifold 1598 Sat 27th Dec 2014, 20:33
North Ridge Boots 1 David A Millard 2299 Sat 29th Nov 2014, 21:01
Bivvy Bags 1 Peter Steckles 1680 Sat 29th Nov 2014, 12:39
Bargain Basement Boots (and Socks) 1 Mark & Des Donohoe 1959 Mon 17th Nov 2014, 20:52
advice needed for hadrians wall path this weekend please 0 Mark Garratt 1293 Thu 21st Aug 2014, 11:13
Satmap - Missing Map Tiles 8 Bill Lancashire 2076 Sun 10th Aug 2014, 21:47
Lightweight packaway fleeces 3 Mark Garratt 1764 Sat 2nd Aug 2014, 18:24
Blisters! 6 Lindsey Lee 2600 Tue 22nd Jul 2014, 11:17
Satamp 12 - Unwanted 4 Bill Lancashire 1693 Thu 10th Jul 2014, 15:16
Sorbothane Insoles. 8 Robert Locock 10272 Sat 7th Jun 2014, 21:23
Gait anaylis / same shoes for running and walking? 3 Simon Pipe 1807 Fri 30th May 2014, 11:05
Dog boots 0   1482 Tue 6th May 2014, 21:44
Satmap 12 0 Raymond Wilkes 1731 Sat 26th Apr 2014, 14:28
Satmap reset anomolies 0 Raymond Wilkes 1249 Fri 25th Apr 2014, 20:00
Water pouches again 0 Michael Jones 1354 Sun 13th Apr 2014, 23:32
Which waterproof? 13 Matthew Hand 4091 Sun 2nd Mar 2014, 10:25
Garmin FR 610 battery life 3 Peter Steckles 1757 Sun 5th Jan 2014, 23:56
Survival bags 8 Armorel Young 2256 Fri 22nd Nov 2013, 9:54
Maping the for for Mr Google 1 John Pennifold 1364 Tue 19th Nov 2013, 11:14
'Highlander' Survival Bag 6 John Pennifold 2222 Mon 18th Nov 2013, 21:46
OS dramatically reduces the price of digital mapping - may be old news to some... 0 Peter Steckles 1724 Wed 13th Nov 2013, 20:08
Missing OS 1:25,000 map corners 2 Iain Connell 1580 Wed 6th Nov 2013, 14:17
Dash4it 2 Iain Connell 1542 Wed 23rd Oct 2013, 17:19
Mapping Software 13 Merrian Lancaster 4393 Mon 21st Oct 2013, 23:18
Gore tex socks 0 Stephen M Rackett 1707 Sun 15th Sep 2013, 0:47
memory map 2800 4 Colin Mark Whitehouse 1899 Fri 23rd Aug 2013, 15:22
LED Torches 6 Elton Ellis 5272 Fri 16th Aug 2013, 22:01
Broken Ankle 7 Paul Armstrong 2300 Mon 5th Aug 2013, 10:51
Garmin Montana GPS 7 Dr. John Batham 4846 Tue 2nd Jul 2013, 22:11
e trex 10 3 Nigel John Pearce 1741 Tue 2nd Jul 2013, 22:09
Is your compass working? 6 Tony Cartwright 1851 Tue 2nd Jul 2013, 16:18
Sizing! 2 Neil Counsell 1513 Sun 30th Jun 2013, 15:36
Poncho 4   2710 Thu 6th Jun 2013, 13:12
Salomon - Synapse or Wings ? 0   1832 Sun 2nd Jun 2013, 12:35
Soles Wearing Out 2 Christopher Smith 1843 Thu 30th May 2013, 9:25
LDP route finding 4 Peter Steckles 1876 Thu 7th Mar 2013, 18:38
Cracked leather walking boots 6 Paul Easthope 9191 Mon 11th Feb 2013, 15:14
Newbie post - is it my boots or my legs 8   3110 Wed 6th Feb 2013, 20:10
Convertible trousers? 10 Rose Hakin 2206 Fri 11th Jan 2013, 11:30
Waterproof shells - what's best? 13 Ben Bennetts 12013 Thu 10th Jan 2013, 17:19
Sealskins socks and trainers v boots 5 Mark Garratt 2806 Sat 27th Oct 2012, 14:41
Boots or trainers 13   5393 Fri 26th Oct 2012, 14:12
Good socks for long distance 0 Mark Garratt 2311 Mon 8th Oct 2012, 9:10
Boot Disinfectant 5 Bill Lancashire 1820 Fri 6th Jul 2012, 9:53
Newbie wanting gear advice 6   3095 Thu 12th Apr 2012, 21:52
trail shoes 21 Roy Cooper 7214 Thu 29th Mar 2012, 16:49
Distance measuring & battery life 2 Armorel Young 1967 Tue 28th Feb 2012, 20:31
Gear information database 0 Nic Arb 1969 Sat 24th Dec 2011, 11:27
Keeping in touch when walking in Spain 1 Dennis Gilbert 2072 Tue 13th Dec 2011, 10:15
Boots v Trainer Shoes Quandary 11 Dr. John Batham 11913 Fri 2nd Dec 2011, 8:37
New discount negotiated with Elite Mountain Supplies http://elitemountainsupplies.co.uk/ 1 Nic Arb 2865 Thu 1st Dec 2011, 9:25
Autumn/Winter walk in England 1   1997 Sun 2nd Oct 2011, 21:27
This weeks bargains..... 2 Matthew Hand 2255 Sat 17th Sep 2011, 21:05
scarpas going cheap at go outdoors ! 0   2016 Sat 10th Sep 2011, 22:48
Gear for sale - MSR, Lowe Alpine, Harvey SWCP Maps 0   1926 Tue 6th Sep 2011, 10:20
how many pairs of shoes for a 100 continued 1 Colin Baker 2523 Thu 9th Jun 2011, 20:30
Waterproof boots - or otherwise 9 Dennis Gilbert 6483 Mon 16th May 2011, 11:26
Advice please - Meindl Boots - Good investment or otherwise ? 4 Graham Perry 2771 Mon 21st Mar 2011, 21:18
inov 8 advice please 12   3307 Mon 21st Mar 2011, 8:21
how many pairs of shoes for a 100 ? 2 Colin Baker 2573 Sun 20th Feb 2011, 20:51
Newbie Quetions :) 1   2349 Fri 7th Jan 2011, 12:52
A gadget for Christmas? 1   2164 Tue 28th Dec 2010, 20:01
Scratched GPS screen 1 Ben Bennetts 2181 Sat 16th Oct 2010, 15:46
Anytime Anywhere walk on Sat 2 Oct 10 1 Nic Arb 2071 Thu 30th Sep 2010, 14:09
Reflective bands 1 Merrian Lancaster 2764 Sun 19th Sep 2010, 19:40
Footwear for the Tour du Mont Blanc? 2 Kate Black 2612 Sun 19th Sep 2010, 8:48
Which Garmin? 7 Eileen Greenwood 3227 Sun 5th Sep 2010, 7:48
Lacing 0 Elton Ellis 2187 Mon 23rd Aug 2010, 17:18
Lightweight Camping Stove 12 Richard Smith 4659 Wed 11th Aug 2010, 10:35
0   2283 Thu 22nd Jul 2010, 21:55
Cross Trainer 12 Paul Baitson 2515 Thu 24th Jun 2010, 14:04
HofS 100 gpx 13 Rob Richardson 2769 Mon 24th May 2010, 8:44
Kahtoola Microspikes 2 Tony Willey 2415 Fri 14th May 2010, 15:40
Discounts 0   2103 Sat 20th Mar 2010, 8:17
manchester/penzance outdoor stores 1   2064 Sat 20th Mar 2010, 7:13
GPS - State of the Art 5 Dr. John Batham 2767 Sun 14th Mar 2010, 13:17
Is my GPS goosed? 3   2350 Sat 20th Feb 2010, 17:42
Cloth Walking Badges 1 Steve Cox 2465 Mon 15th Feb 2010, 21:15
gps 11   3361 Thu 11th Feb 2010, 17:06
Trailwalker rucksack 0   2626 Wed 27th Jan 2010, 22:56
Hot tips for this cold spell 6   2276 Sun 17th Jan 2010, 11:07
ANQUET OR MEMORY-MAP 14   5313 Fri 8th Jan 2010, 9:45
karrimor ksb,s 9   3979 Sat 2nd Jan 2010, 22:33
small hole in gore tex waterproofs in need of repair- any advice ? 3 Raymond Swain 2484 Fri 30th Oct 2009, 16:53
Boots RIP 1 Garfield & Helen Southall 2443 Thu 6th Aug 2009, 21:16
Which GPS for Memory Map?? 5 Anne E Webb 4196 Thu 6th Aug 2009, 18:06
iPod Nike Sports kit 2   2236 Wed 22nd Jul 2009, 17:34
Hell in a hand cart 5   2901 Tue 7th Jul 2009, 17:54
Berghaus C7 1 Series 1   2520 Mon 6th Jul 2009, 20:13
Isle of Man map 5 Carole Elizabeth Engel 3266 Sun 17th May 2009, 7:55
Nike Pegasus GTX 0 Rob Richardson 3146 Tue 24th Mar 2009, 20:06
Insurance for multi-week walks 6 Gordon Stone 2394 Wed 4th Mar 2009, 20:32
Kit checks 13 Garfield & Helen Southall 4183 Sun 15th Feb 2009, 11:52
os maps 30% off 2 Ian Koszalinski 2589 Sun 15th Feb 2009, 11:23
Nokia GPS Software (1) 1 Garfield & Helen Southall 2727 Mon 19th Jan 2009, 17:01
Walking without trousers 8 Garfield & Helen Southall 5680 Thu 30th Oct 2008, 13:16
Security pocket 0 John Jocys 2252 Wed 24th Sep 2008, 15:29
Daysack 0 Peter Haslam 2671 Mon 18th Aug 2008, 19:22
Stoves. 5 Matthew Hand 2847 Thu 14th Aug 2008, 19:36
Water purification systems 3 Matthew Hand 2562 Thu 14th Aug 2008, 11:04
Platypus drinking tubes 12 Geoff Deighton 3118 Wed 23rd Jul 2008, 21:55
Health Question 6 Paul Sorensen 3039 Mon 14th Jul 2008, 13:46
The ultimate weather protector 13 Merrian Lancaster 2973 Fri 20th Jun 2008, 22:15
Inov-8 drinking system 2 Julie Welch 2464 Sun 1st Jun 2008, 9:57
Personal locator beacons 6 Tony Willey 2504 Sun 18th May 2008, 21:45
Helpful shop 0 Matthew Hand 2253 Sun 11th May 2008, 20:37
PARTY FEET 4 Mike Wiltshire 2947 Tue 29th Jan 2008, 19:45
What Tent? 2 Matthew Hand 3314 Mon 14th Jan 2008, 8:39
freeze dried meals 10   5085 Thu 13th Dec 2007, 15:44
Explorer Grid map 0 Geoff Crowder 2408 Thu 8th Nov 2007, 14:26
Gear 3 Roy Turner 2561 Fri 5th Oct 2007, 22:55
Ordnance Survey 1 Merrian Lancaster 2348 Fri 5th Oct 2007, 16:35
Hanwag Boots for sale 1 Judith Griffiths 3164 Sun 23rd Sep 2007, 16:04
smelly boots 5 Merrian Lancaster 2620 Thu 6th Sep 2007, 13:03
Innov8 Roclite 315 9 John King 4350 Fri 17th Aug 2007, 20:52
Ankle Rub? 15 Paul Burgess 7438 Thu 16th Aug 2007, 22:06
100% waterproof 7   3056 Fri 10th Aug 2007, 3:04
Help please 7   2786 Thu 2nd Aug 2007, 21:50
GPS going crazy in the Alps 4 Nic Arb 2335 Mon 30th Jul 2007, 9:20
Topo Maping 5 John King 2408 Mon 23rd Jul 2007, 20:30
Hydration Sac 1 John King 2429 Sat 30th Jun 2007, 10:17
GPS vs Course measuring 20 Rebecca Lawrence 2718 Fri 29th Jun 2007, 1:49
Garmin wrist GPS 29   5123 Tue 22nd May 2007, 9:48
Insect repellent - how can I get my flies to drop off? 9 MIke Rayner 2781 Sun 6th May 2007, 22:02
Bum bags 14 Elton Ellis 5736 Mon 26th Mar 2007, 13:09
Petzl e+lite 2 Nick Andrews-Faulkner 2442 Wed 28th Feb 2007, 15:40
Discounted gear 0 Elton Ellis 2365 Tue 6th Feb 2007, 17:44
Pocket Anquet 2 Tony Deall 2896 Sun 10th Dec 2006, 13:55
0 Paul M Lawrence 2129 Mon 13th Nov 2006, 17:16
BRASHER SUPERLITE XCR'S 2 Nick Vanson 2877 Wed 18th Oct 2006, 11:38
boot repairs 6 David A Millard 3492 Tue 17th Oct 2006, 15:11
Rucksacs with mesh pockets 10 Norman C Corrin 2858 Wed 27th Sep 2006, 15:06
Liquid Foot Talc Powder - Free samples 3 Norman C Corrin 3128 Wed 20th Sep 2006, 11:42
running shoes waterproof or not? 9 Ian Koszalinski 4890 Tue 12th Sep 2006, 21:20
Pongy trainers 6 Julie Welch 2310 Mon 11th Sep 2006, 10:56
Bridge Water Canal 0   2213 Sat 26th Aug 2006, 20:37
Shoes going cheap... 0 Julie Welch 2441 Wed 23rd Aug 2006, 16:22
Cheap computer hardwear 0 Steve Clark 2198 Mon 31st Jul 2006, 17:37
GPS accuracy 5   2371 Wed 19th Jul 2006, 9:17
Walking Poles 7   3228 Wed 28th Jun 2006, 20:49
New Balance wear trials 3 Tony Willey 2779 Tue 20th Jun 2006, 20:16
GPS height gain data 7 Tony Willey 2598 Sun 21st May 2006, 18:28

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