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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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Thule backpacks 1 Madeleine Watson 140 Wed 24th May 2017, 20:05
Drones at Events 7 John Pennifold 689 Fri 12th May 2017, 13:07
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online route planning 3 Paul Truswell 955 Wed 12th Apr 2017, 21:49
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Shorter walking poles 10 Iain Connell 1981 Sat 30th Jul 2016, 16:13
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Cotswold Outdoor 3 Matthew Hand 792 Mon 11th Jul 2016, 19:41
Waterproof paper 0 Simon Pipe 412 Tue 12th Apr 2016, 11:28
Recharging Satmaps etc 17 Raymond Wilkes 955 Sat 2nd Apr 2016, 18:09
Can MemoryMap maps be converted to Satmap format? 4 David Sawdon 457 Fri 11th Mar 2016, 18:21
Replace or Resole? 5 David Sawdon 551 Thu 10th Mar 2016, 20:03
Waterproofs 5 Michael Jones 794 Wed 9th Mar 2016, 19:39
Boot Fitting - Whalley Lancashire 4 Louise Whittaker 1312 Sun 28th Feb 2016, 20:27
Dog dazers 0 Melissa Butcher 609 Tue 12th Jan 2016, 8:47
Paramo Jackets 3 Mark Smith 996 Mon 14th Dec 2015, 18:46
Hanwag Tatra 2 John King 554 Mon 30th Nov 2015, 20:22
walking pole failure 1 Mike Childs 603 Sun 15th Nov 2015, 12:29
Satmap Active 12 - a quick look 2 Raymond Wilkes 1105 Thu 24th Sep 2015, 19:46
Inov Debris Gaiters 0 John Pennifold 592 Fri 24th Jul 2015, 15:25
New footwear 3 Geoff Deighton 1909 Thu 16th Jul 2015, 23:13
Garmin legend hcx for sale 0 Mark, Anna & Katie May Garratt 477 Wed 15th Jul 2015, 22:53
Patagonia - amazing service 0 Simon Pipe 525 Mon 29th Jun 2015, 23:07
New OS OL and Explorer (1:25,000,000) series 2 Iain Connell 792 Sun 31st May 2015, 12:26
Salomon X scream shoes in ultra events? 2 Melissa Butcher 910 Tue 14th Apr 2015, 23:04
Over Pronation - Problems 5 Mark & Des Donohoe 1235 Tue 10th Mar 2015, 20:34
Tablet gps ? 8 Iain Connell 1497 Sun 15th Feb 2015, 10:36
Viewranger on iPhone/iPad 13   5204 Sat 14th Feb 2015, 15:41
The Crosses Walk North Yorks. 1 Sean Lawson 702 Tue 10th Feb 2015, 20:19
Trekmates flamless cooking 1 Stephen M Rackett 644 Sun 11th Jan 2015, 19:38
Smartwool 2 Julie Welch 909 Wed 31st Dec 2014, 10:48
Wet arsms in waterproof jackets 2 John Pennifold 938 Sat 27th Dec 2014, 20:33
North Ridge Boots 1 David A Millard 1337 Sat 29th Nov 2014, 21:01
Bivvy Bags 1 Peter Steckles 989 Sat 29th Nov 2014, 12:39
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Accuracy of GPS distance measurement 3 Michael Jones 1006 Fri 22nd Aug 2014, 13:17
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Blisters! 6 Lindsey Lee 1682 Tue 22nd Jul 2014, 11:17
Satamp 12 - Unwanted 4 Bill Lancashire 1060 Thu 10th Jul 2014, 15:16
Sorbothane Insoles. 8 Robert Locock 7854 Sat 7th Jun 2014, 21:23
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Dog boots 0 Claire Whitchurch 901 Tue 6th May 2014, 21:44
Satmap 12 0 Raymond Wilkes 1115 Sat 26th Apr 2014, 14:28
Satmap reset anomolies 0 Raymond Wilkes 700 Fri 25th Apr 2014, 20:00
Water pouches again 0 Michael Jones 857 Sun 13th Apr 2014, 23:32
Which waterproof? 13 Matthew Hand 3430 Sun 2nd Mar 2014, 10:25
Garmin FR 610 battery life 3 Peter Steckles 1231 Sun 5th Jan 2014, 23:56
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Maping the for for Mr Google 1 John Pennifold 883 Tue 19th Nov 2013, 11:14
'Highlander' Survival Bag 6 John Pennifold 1578 Mon 18th Nov 2013, 21:46
OS dramatically reduces the price of digital mapping - may be old news to some... 0 Peter Steckles 1192 Wed 13th Nov 2013, 20:08
Missing OS 1:25,000 map corners 2 Iain Connell 1031 Wed 6th Nov 2013, 14:17
Dash4it 2 Iain Connell 1008 Wed 23rd Oct 2013, 17:19
Mapping Software 13 Merrian Lancaster 3682 Mon 21st Oct 2013, 23:18
Gore tex socks 0 Stephen M Rackett 1205 Sun 15th Sep 2013, 0:47
memory map 2800 4 Colin Mark Whitehouse 1361 Fri 23rd Aug 2013, 15:22
LED Torches 6 Elton Ellis 4109 Fri 16th Aug 2013, 22:01
Broken Ankle 7 Paul & Joanne Armstrong 1791 Mon 5th Aug 2013, 10:51
Garmin Montana GPS 7 John Batham 3978 Tue 2nd Jul 2013, 22:11
e trex 10 3 Nigel John Pearce 1193 Tue 2nd Jul 2013, 22:09
Is your compass working? 6 Tony Cartwright 1301 Tue 2nd Jul 2013, 16:18
Sizing! 2 Neil and Kathryn Counsell 1029 Sun 30th Jun 2013, 15:36
Poncho 4 Andrew Champion 1784 Thu 6th Jun 2013, 13:12
Salomon - Synapse or Wings ? 0 Lawrence Edwards 1300 Sun 2nd Jun 2013, 12:35
Soles Wearing Out 2 Christopher Smith 1304 Thu 30th May 2013, 9:25
LDP route finding 4 Peter Steckles 1287 Thu 7th Mar 2013, 18:38
Cracked leather walking boots 6 Paul Easthope 5774 Mon 11th Feb 2013, 15:14
Newbie post - is it my boots or my legs 8 Simon Gray 2277 Wed 6th Feb 2013, 20:10
Convertible trousers? 10 Rose Hakin 1608 Fri 11th Jan 2013, 11:30
Waterproof shells - what's best? 13 Ben Bennetts 10245 Thu 10th Jan 2013, 17:19
Sealskins socks and trainers v boots 5 Mark, Anna & Katie May Garratt 2163 Sat 27th Oct 2012, 14:41
Boots or trainers 13 David Tucker 4589 Fri 26th Oct 2012, 14:12
Good socks for long distance 0 Mark, Anna & Katie May Garratt 1710 Mon 8th Oct 2012, 9:10
Best backpacks for the 100 7 Mark, Anna & Katie May Garratt 2610 Wed 3rd Oct 2012, 22:08
Cleaning a water pouch 5   1507 Tue 17th Jul 2012, 20:25
Boot Disinfectant 5 Bill Lancashire 1335 Fri 6th Jul 2012, 9:53
Newbie wanting gear advice 6   2443 Thu 12th Apr 2012, 21:52
trail shoes 21 Roy Cooper 6339 Thu 29th Mar 2012, 16:49
Distance measuring & battery life 2 Armorel Young 1457 Tue 28th Feb 2012, 20:31
Gear information database 0 Nic Arb 1373 Sat 24th Dec 2011, 11:27
Keeping in touch when walking in Spain 1 Dennis Gilbert 1456 Tue 13th Dec 2011, 10:15
Boots v Trainer Shoes Quandary 11 John Batham 8602 Fri 2nd Dec 2011, 8:37
New discount negotiated with Elite Mountain Supplies http://elitemountainsupplies.co.uk/ 1 Nic Arb 2140 Thu 1st Dec 2011, 9:25
Autumn/Winter walk in England 1   1472 Sun 2nd Oct 2011, 21:27
This weeks bargains..... 2 Matthew Hand 1655 Sat 17th Sep 2011, 21:05
scarpas going cheap at go outdoors ! 0   1475 Sat 10th Sep 2011, 22:48
Discount Card 0 Andy Dobney 1364 Fri 9th Sep 2011, 9:26
Gear for sale - MSR, Lowe Alpine, Harvey SWCP Maps 0   1409 Tue 6th Sep 2011, 10:20
how many pairs of shoes for a 100 continued 1 Colin Baker 1952 Thu 9th Jun 2011, 20:30
Waterproof boots - or otherwise 9 Dennis Gilbert 5428 Mon 16th May 2011, 11:26
Advice please - Meindl Boots - Good investment or otherwise ? 4 Graham Perry 2166 Mon 21st Mar 2011, 21:18
inov 8 advice please 12   2720 Mon 21st Mar 2011, 8:21
how many pairs of shoes for a 100 ? 2 Colin Baker 1978 Sun 20th Feb 2011, 20:51
Newbie Quetions :) 1   1789 Fri 7th Jan 2011, 12:52
A gadget for Christmas? 1   1666 Tue 28th Dec 2010, 20:01
Scratched GPS screen 1 Ben Bennetts 1684 Sat 16th Oct 2010, 15:46
Anytime Anywhere walk on Sat 2 Oct 10 1 Nic Arb 1562 Thu 30th Sep 2010, 14:09
Reflective bands 1 Merrian Lancaster 1893 Sun 19th Sep 2010, 19:40
Footwear for the Tour du Mont Blanc? 2 Kate Black 2060 Sun 19th Sep 2010, 8:48
Which Garmin? 7 Eileen Greenwood 2590 Sun 5th Sep 2010, 7:48
Lacing 0 Elton Ellis 1690 Mon 23rd Aug 2010, 17:18
Lightweight Camping Stove 12 Richard Smith & Sarah Walters 3787 Wed 11th Aug 2010, 10:35
Terra Nova Laser Competition (under £200) 0   1618 Thu 22nd Jul 2010, 21:55
Cross Trainer 12 Paul Baitson 1919 Thu 24th Jun 2010, 14:04
HofS 100 gpx 13 Rob Richardson 2173 Mon 24th May 2010, 8:44
Kahtoola Microspikes 2 Tony Willey 1860 Fri 14th May 2010, 15:40
Discounts 0 David Hammond 1585 Sat 20th Mar 2010, 8:17
manchester/penzance outdoor stores 1   1561 Sat 20th Mar 2010, 7:13
GPS - State of the Art 5 John Batham 2258 Sun 14th Mar 2010, 13:17
Is my GPS goosed? 3 John Hallas 1853 Sat 20th Feb 2010, 17:42
Cloth Walking Badges 1 Steve Cox 1895 Mon 15th Feb 2010, 21:15
gps 11   2744 Thu 11th Feb 2010, 17:06
Trailwalker rucksack 0   2032 Wed 27th Jan 2010, 22:56
Hot tips for this cold spell 6   1787 Sun 17th Jan 2010, 11:07
ANQUET OR MEMORY-MAP 14   4400 Fri 8th Jan 2010, 9:45
karrimor ksb,s 9 Richard Cook 3337 Sat 2nd Jan 2010, 22:33
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Boots RIP 1 Garfield & Helen Southall 1927 Thu 6th Aug 2009, 21:16
Which GPS for Memory Map?? 5 Anne E Webb 3430 Thu 6th Aug 2009, 18:06
iPod Nike Sports kit 2 David Hammond 1727 Wed 22nd Jul 2009, 17:34
Hell in a hand cart 5   2316 Tue 7th Jul 2009, 17:54
Berghaus C7 1 Series 1   1907 Mon 6th Jul 2009, 20:13
Isle of Man map 5 Carole Elizabeth Engel 2559 Sun 17th May 2009, 7:55
Nike Pegasus GTX 0 Rob Richardson 2529 Tue 24th Mar 2009, 20:06
Insurance for multi-week walks 6 Gordon Stone 1820 Wed 4th Mar 2009, 20:32
Kit checks 13 Garfield & Helen Southall 3465 Sun 15th Feb 2009, 11:52
os maps 30% off 2 Ian Koszalinski 2033 Sun 15th Feb 2009, 11:23
Nokia GPS Software (1) 1 Garfield & Helen Southall 2234 Mon 19th Jan 2009, 17:01
Walking without trousers 8 Garfield & Helen Southall 4942 Thu 30th Oct 2008, 13:16
Security pocket 0 John Jocys 1768 Wed 24th Sep 2008, 15:29
Daysack 0 Peter Haslam 2118 Mon 18th Aug 2008, 19:22
Stoves. 5 Matthew Hand 2265 Thu 14th Aug 2008, 19:36
Water purification systems 3 Matthew Hand 1996 Thu 14th Aug 2008, 11:04
Platypus drinking tubes 12 Geoff Deighton 2604 Wed 23rd Jul 2008, 21:55
Health Question 6 Paul Sorensen 2483 Mon 14th Jul 2008, 13:46
The ultimate weather protector 13 Merrian Lancaster 2399 Fri 20th Jun 2008, 22:15
Inov-8 drinking system 2 Julie Welch 1938 Sun 1st Jun 2008, 9:57
Personal locator beacons 6 Tony Willey 1994 Sun 18th May 2008, 21:45
Helpful shop 0 Matthew Hand 1751 Sun 11th May 2008, 20:37
PARTY FEET 4 Mike Wiltshire 2373 Tue 29th Jan 2008, 19:45
What Tent? 2 Matthew Hand 2681 Mon 14th Jan 2008, 8:39
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Explorer Grid map 0 Geoff Crowder 1887 Thu 8th Nov 2007, 14:26
Gear 3 Roy Turner 2056 Fri 5th Oct 2007, 22:55
Ordnance Survey 1 Merrian Lancaster 1847 Fri 5th Oct 2007, 16:35
Hanwag Boots for sale 1 Judith Griffiths 2623 Sun 23rd Sep 2007, 16:04
smelly boots 5 Merrian Lancaster 2053 Thu 6th Sep 2007, 13:03
Innov8 Roclite 315 9 John King 3750 Fri 17th Aug 2007, 20:52
Ankle Rub? 15 Paul Burgess 6452 Thu 16th Aug 2007, 22:06
100% waterproof 7   2457 Fri 10th Aug 2007, 3:04
Help please 7   2244 Thu 2nd Aug 2007, 21:50
GPS going crazy in the Alps 4 Nic Arb 1827 Mon 30th Jul 2007, 9:20
Topo Maping 5 John King 1867 Mon 23rd Jul 2007, 20:30
Hydration Sac 1 John King 1865 Sat 30th Jun 2007, 10:17
GPS vs Course measuring 20 Rebecca Lawrence 2241 Fri 29th Jun 2007, 1:49
Garmin wrist GPS 29   4443 Tue 22nd May 2007, 9:48
Insect repellent - how can I get my flies to drop off? 9 MIke Rayner 2239 Sun 6th May 2007, 22:02
Bum bags 14 Elton Ellis 3844 Mon 26th Mar 2007, 13:09
Petzl e+lite 2 Nick Andrews-Faulkner 1953 Wed 28th Feb 2007, 15:40
Discounted gear 0 Elton Ellis 1843 Tue 6th Feb 2007, 17:44
Pocket Anquet 2 Tony Deall 2210 Sun 10th Dec 2006, 13:55
Walk on Web Project Volunteers needed 0 Paul M Lawrence 1658 Mon 13th Nov 2006, 17:16
BRASHER SUPERLITE XCR'S 2 Nick Vanson 2283 Wed 18th Oct 2006, 11:38
boot repairs 6 David A Millard 2887 Tue 17th Oct 2006, 15:11
Rucksacs with mesh pockets 10 Norman C Corrin 2332 Wed 27th Sep 2006, 15:06
Liquid Foot Talc Powder - Free samples 3 Norman C Corrin 2566 Wed 20th Sep 2006, 11:42
running shoes waterproof or not? 9 Ian Koszalinski 4170 Tue 12th Sep 2006, 21:20
Pongy trainers 6 Julie Welch 1778 Mon 11th Sep 2006, 10:56
Bridge Water Canal 0 David Hammond 1738 Sat 26th Aug 2006, 20:37
Shoes going cheap... 0 Julie Welch 1899 Wed 23rd Aug 2006, 16:22
Cheap computer hardwear 0 Steve Clark 1682 Mon 31st Jul 2006, 17:37
GPS accuracy 5   1880 Wed 19th Jul 2006, 9:17
Walking Poles 7   2556 Wed 28th Jun 2006, 20:49
New Balance wear trials 3 Tony Willey 2210 Tue 20th Jun 2006, 20:16
GPS height gain data 7 Tony Willey 2049 Sun 21st May 2006, 18:28