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Discussion Forum - Gear !

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 378 Fri 20th Mar 2020, 15:59
Map my walk 2 Deirdre Flegg 155 Thu 5th Mar 2020, 9:39
Garmin fenix 6 pro 0 Nigel Tiffany 111 Thu 20th Feb 2020, 20:30
GPS: handheld, watch or smartphone? 8 Simon Pipe 863 Sun 5th Jan 2020, 11:05
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SATMAP 20 27 Raymond Wilkes 10007 Wed 11th Dec 2019, 9:05
Waterproof Boots, A myth ? 5 Malcolm Battle 560 Sat 23rd Nov 2019, 15:27
Gortex Boots 1 Mark Wain 244 Sat 2nd Nov 2019, 10:17
OS Maps application and OS paper maps 8 Marcus Becker 611 Wed 28th Aug 2019, 9:21
Hiking Shoes 5 Andy Packham 442 Thu 1st Aug 2019, 16:01
cleaning out a waterbottle tube 2 Arthur Metcalfe 238 Sun 2nd Jun 2019, 22:04
Cleaning a water pouch 7   2254 Sat 1st Jun 2019, 11:45
Surprise Gore-Tex boot lining refund 0 Mark Webb 210 Thu 30th May 2019, 18:34
Wide fitting shoes/ boots 18 Gary Baldwin 5225 Tue 21st May 2019, 8:18
Is Hard skin on heel normal after taking up walking 2 Mark Garratt 505 Wed 1st May 2019, 22:55
Ankle & leg rash 2 Iain Connell 362 Wed 17th Apr 2019, 11:03
Boot care on through walks 1 Edward Hibbert 254 Sat 13th Apr 2019, 23:12
Discount Card 4 Andy Dobney 2238 Fri 15th Mar 2019, 21:09
Bionic Knee Braces? 0 Nicholas Smyth 238 Sat 16th Feb 2019, 15:06
GPX problems 10 Elton Ellis 1003 Sat 9th Feb 2019, 19:41
Alt berg 1 Paul Baitson 540 Sat 2nd Feb 2019, 2:01
Using GPS trackers (Like Garmin eTrex) 3 Scott Whiteside 720 Sat 2nd Feb 2019, 1:26
Fuel Bottle Air Travel 2 John McLean 305 Sun 20th Jan 2019, 16:15
walking pole failure 2 Mike Childs 1396 Thu 11th Oct 2018, 16:39
Anti-chaffing cream 8 John Pennifold 1924 Thu 11th Oct 2018, 14:37
Garmin full-GB OS MicroSD/SD card for £39 8 Iain Connell 4632 Thu 11th Oct 2018, 13:07
Hard skin on heel normal after taking up walking 0 Mark Garratt 213 Wed 12th Sep 2018, 22:38
Walking apps 5 Russell Bateman 716 Tue 11th Sep 2018, 10:32
Phone tracker solo walker 15 Mary Larkin 706 Wed 8th Aug 2018, 16:38
maps.me 3 John Pennifold 841 Tue 31st Jul 2018, 23:06
Sunscreen 2 John Pennifold 553 Sun 22nd Jul 2018, 10:22
Satnav advice needed for complete novice 9 Simon Pipe 1058 Wed 6th Jun 2018, 14:24
Touch screens and gloves 2 Iain Connell 549 Sun 11th Mar 2018, 10:34
satmap 10 110 Stephen M Rackett 43671 Fri 23rd Feb 2018, 19:41
subscription based Anquet 0 Raymond Wilkes 376 Tue 20th Feb 2018, 20:45
Bunions 2 Nicky Wood 649 Fri 16th Feb 2018, 15:17
Magnets and compasses 1 Iain Connell 464 Fri 16th Feb 2018, 9:55
Best backpacks for the 100 8 Mark Garratt 3884 Fri 16th Feb 2018, 9:45
Waterproof socks 5 Andy Carpenter 778 Thu 25th Jan 2018, 22:03
Dog dazers 1 Melissa Butcher 1424 Wed 24th Jan 2018, 15:39
Updating to Satsync 2.34.74 3 John Pennifold 621 Wed 24th Jan 2018, 15:34
Help! 12 Deirdre Flegg 919 Wed 27th Dec 2017, 12:44
Pacer poles - a recommendation 5 David Sawdon 2326 Tue 21st Nov 2017, 20:28
ZPACKS from USA 1 Gerard Ellis 738 Wed 8th Nov 2017, 10:45
Gaynor Sports 0 Michael White 1664 Mon 6th Nov 2017, 19:50
Is it safe to reuse a cheap one-use water bottle 3 John Pennifold 1053 Mon 9th Oct 2017, 10:26
Accuracy of GPS distance measurement 5 Michael Jones 1772 Sun 1st Oct 2017, 13:09
2017 Handheld GPS 4 James Pearson 1543 Fri 18th Aug 2017, 13:14
Satmap Active 12 recovery mode 4 Raymond Wilkes 1405 Sat 22nd Jul 2017, 17:50
Amazing service from Cotswold Outdoor! 1 Dave Lane 912 Sun 11th Jun 2017, 16:59
Thule backpacks 1 Madeleine Watson 810 Wed 24th May 2017, 20:05
Drones at Events 7 John Pennifold 1460 Fri 12th May 2017, 13:07
online route planning 3 Paul Truswell 1628 Wed 12th Apr 2017, 21:49
Salomon Women's X Ultra 2 GTX Shoes - GREAT DEAL! 0 Helen Franklin 750 Wed 12th Apr 2017, 10:54
Head torches 10 Armorel Young 2791 Fri 7th Apr 2017, 16:47
Ruggedized tablet or phablet - any recommendations? 2 David Sawdon 1170 Sat 7th Jan 2017, 13:53
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Satsync on windows 10 7 Raymond Wilkes 1932 Mon 18th Jul 2016, 13:22
Cotswold Outdoor 3 Matthew Hand 1963 Mon 11th Jul 2016, 19:41
Waterproof paper 0 Simon Pipe 1018 Tue 12th Apr 2016, 11:28
Recharging Satmaps etc 17 Raymond Wilkes 2934 Sat 2nd Apr 2016, 18:09
Can MemoryMap maps be converted to Satmap format? 4 David Sawdon 1128 Fri 11th Mar 2016, 18:21
Replace or Resole? 5 David Sawdon 1234 Thu 10th Mar 2016, 20:03
Waterproofs 5 Michael Jones 1507 Wed 9th Mar 2016, 19:39
Boot Fitting - Whalley Lancashire 4 Louise Whittaker 1932 Sun 28th Feb 2016, 20:27
Paramo Jackets 3 Mark Smith 1826 Mon 14th Dec 2015, 18:46
Hanwag Tatra 2 John King 1219 Mon 30th Nov 2015, 20:22
Satmap Active 12 - a quick look 2 Raymond Wilkes 1789 Thu 24th Sep 2015, 19:46
Inov Debris Gaiters 0 John Pennifold 1185 Fri 24th Jul 2015, 15:25
New footwear 3 Geoff Deighton 2613 Thu 16th Jul 2015, 23:13
Garmin legend hcx for sale 0 Mark Garratt 1002 Wed 15th Jul 2015, 22:53
Patagonia - amazing service 0 Simon Pipe 1068 Mon 29th Jun 2015, 23:07
New OS OL and Explorer (1:25,000,000) series 2 Iain Connell 1350 Sun 31st May 2015, 12:26
Salomon X scream shoes in ultra events? 2 Melissa Butcher 1469 Tue 14th Apr 2015, 23:04
Over Pronation - Problems 5 Mark & Des Donohoe 1922 Tue 10th Mar 2015, 20:34
Tablet gps ? 8 Iain Connell 2289 Sun 15th Feb 2015, 10:36
Viewranger on iPhone/iPad 13   6347 Sat 14th Feb 2015, 15:41
The Crosses Walk North Yorks. 1 Sean Lawson 1272 Tue 10th Feb 2015, 20:19
Trekmates flamless cooking 1 Stephen M Rackett 1144 Sun 11th Jan 2015, 19:38
Smartwool 2 Julie Welch 1495 Wed 31st Dec 2014, 10:48
Wet arsms in waterproof jackets 2 John Pennifold 1568 Sat 27th Dec 2014, 20:33
North Ridge Boots 1 David A Millard 2248 Sat 29th Nov 2014, 21:01
Bivvy Bags 1 Peter Steckles 1642 Sat 29th Nov 2014, 12:39
Bargain Basement Boots (and Socks) 1 Mark & Des Donohoe 1926 Mon 17th Nov 2014, 20:52
advice needed for hadrians wall path this weekend please 0 Mark Garratt 1258 Thu 21st Aug 2014, 11:13
Satmap - Missing Map Tiles 8 Bill Lancashire 2024 Sun 10th Aug 2014, 21:47
Lightweight packaway fleeces 3 Mark Garratt 1731 Sat 2nd Aug 2014, 18:24
Blisters! 6 Lindsey Lee 2532 Tue 22nd Jul 2014, 11:17
Satamp 12 - Unwanted 4 Bill Lancashire 1660 Thu 10th Jul 2014, 15:16
Sorbothane Insoles. 8 Robert Locock 10087 Sat 7th Jun 2014, 21:23
Gait anaylis / same shoes for running and walking? 3 Simon Pipe 1773 Fri 30th May 2014, 11:05
Dog boots 0   1451 Tue 6th May 2014, 21:44
Satmap 12 0 Raymond Wilkes 1699 Sat 26th Apr 2014, 14:28
Satmap reset anomolies 0 Raymond Wilkes 1222 Fri 25th Apr 2014, 20:00
Water pouches again 0 Michael Jones 1334 Sun 13th Apr 2014, 23:32
Which waterproof? 13 Matthew Hand 4056 Sun 2nd Mar 2014, 10:25
Garmin FR 610 battery life 3 Peter Steckles 1724 Sun 5th Jan 2014, 23:56
Survival bags 8 Armorel Young 2219 Fri 22nd Nov 2013, 9:54
Maping the for for Mr Google 1 John Pennifold 1331 Tue 19th Nov 2013, 11:14
'Highlander' Survival Bag 6 John Pennifold 2189 Mon 18th Nov 2013, 21:46
OS dramatically reduces the price of digital mapping - may be old news to some... 0 Peter Steckles 1696 Wed 13th Nov 2013, 20:08
Missing OS 1:25,000 map corners 2 Iain Connell 1548 Wed 6th Nov 2013, 14:17
Dash4it 2 Iain Connell 1515 Wed 23rd Oct 2013, 17:19
Mapping Software 13 Merrian Lancaster 4356 Mon 21st Oct 2013, 23:18
Gore tex socks 0 Stephen M Rackett 1682 Sun 15th Sep 2013, 0:47
memory map 2800 4 Colin Mark Whitehouse 1870 Fri 23rd Aug 2013, 15:22
LED Torches 6 Elton Ellis 5225 Fri 16th Aug 2013, 22:01
Broken Ankle 7 Paul Armstrong 2274 Mon 5th Aug 2013, 10:51
Garmin Montana GPS 7 Dr. John Batham 4813 Tue 2nd Jul 2013, 22:11
e trex 10 3 Nigel John Pearce 1717 Tue 2nd Jul 2013, 22:09
Is your compass working? 6 Tony Cartwright 1808 Tue 2nd Jul 2013, 16:18
Sizing! 2 Neil Counsell 1484 Sun 30th Jun 2013, 15:36
Poncho 4   2498 Thu 6th Jun 2013, 13:12
Salomon - Synapse or Wings ? 0   1799 Sun 2nd Jun 2013, 12:35
Soles Wearing Out 2 Christopher Smith 1821 Thu 30th May 2013, 9:25
LDP route finding 4 Peter Steckles 1849 Thu 7th Mar 2013, 18:38
Cracked leather walking boots 6 Paul Easthope 9020 Mon 11th Feb 2013, 15:14
Newbie post - is it my boots or my legs 8   3051 Wed 6th Feb 2013, 20:10
Convertible trousers? 10 Rose Hakin 2174 Fri 11th Jan 2013, 11:30
Waterproof shells - what's best? 13 Ben Bennetts 11805 Thu 10th Jan 2013, 17:19
Sealskins socks and trainers v boots 5 Mark Garratt 2779 Sat 27th Oct 2012, 14:41
Boots or trainers 13   5343 Fri 26th Oct 2012, 14:12
Good socks for long distance 0 Mark Garratt 2276 Mon 8th Oct 2012, 9:10
Boot Disinfectant 5 Bill Lancashire 1794 Fri 6th Jul 2012, 9:53
Newbie wanting gear advice 6   3064 Thu 12th Apr 2012, 21:52
trail shoes 21 Roy Cooper 7170 Thu 29th Mar 2012, 16:49
Distance measuring & battery life 2 Armorel Young 1936 Tue 28th Feb 2012, 20:31
Gear information database 0 Nic Arb 1931 Sat 24th Dec 2011, 11:27
Keeping in touch when walking in Spain 1 Dennis Gilbert 2043 Tue 13th Dec 2011, 10:15
Boots v Trainer Shoes Quandary 11 Dr. John Batham 11627 Fri 2nd Dec 2011, 8:37
New discount negotiated with Elite Mountain Supplies http://elitemountainsupplies.co.uk/ 1 Nic Arb 2829 Thu 1st Dec 2011, 9:25
Autumn/Winter walk in England 1   1968 Sun 2nd Oct 2011, 21:27
This weeks bargains..... 2 Matthew Hand 2231 Sat 17th Sep 2011, 21:05
scarpas going cheap at go outdoors ! 0   1987 Sat 10th Sep 2011, 22:48
Gear for sale - MSR, Lowe Alpine, Harvey SWCP Maps 0   1897 Tue 6th Sep 2011, 10:20
how many pairs of shoes for a 100 continued 1 Colin Baker 2496 Thu 9th Jun 2011, 20:30
Waterproof boots - or otherwise 9 Dennis Gilbert 6422 Mon 16th May 2011, 11:26
Advice please - Meindl Boots - Good investment or otherwise ? 4 Graham Perry 2738 Mon 21st Mar 2011, 21:18
inov 8 advice please 12   3273 Mon 21st Mar 2011, 8:21
how many pairs of shoes for a 100 ? 2 Colin Baker 2542 Sun 20th Feb 2011, 20:51
Newbie Quetions :) 1   2327 Fri 7th Jan 2011, 12:52
A gadget for Christmas? 1   2130 Tue 28th Dec 2010, 20:01
Scratched GPS screen 1 Ben Bennetts 2151 Sat 16th Oct 2010, 15:46
Anytime Anywhere walk on Sat 2 Oct 10 1 Nic Arb 2047 Thu 30th Sep 2010, 14:09
Reflective bands 1 Merrian Lancaster 2736 Sun 19th Sep 2010, 19:40
Footwear for the Tour du Mont Blanc? 2 Kate Black 2587 Sun 19th Sep 2010, 8:48
Which Garmin? 7 Eileen Greenwood 3176 Sun 5th Sep 2010, 7:48
Lacing 0 Elton Ellis 2161 Mon 23rd Aug 2010, 17:18
Lightweight Camping Stove 12 Richard Smith 4609 Wed 11th Aug 2010, 10:35
Terra Nova Laser Competition (under £200) 0   2242 Thu 22nd Jul 2010, 21:55
Cross Trainer 12 Paul Baitson 2466 Thu 24th Jun 2010, 14:04
HofS 100 gpx 13 Rob Richardson 2733 Mon 24th May 2010, 8:44
Kahtoola Microspikes 2 Tony Willey 2379 Fri 14th May 2010, 15:40
Discounts 0   2072 Sat 20th Mar 2010, 8:17
manchester/penzance outdoor stores 1   2036 Sat 20th Mar 2010, 7:13
GPS - State of the Art 5 Dr. John Batham 2733 Sun 14th Mar 2010, 13:17
Is my GPS goosed? 3   2324 Sat 20th Feb 2010, 17:42
Cloth Walking Badges 1 Steve Cox 2435 Mon 15th Feb 2010, 21:15
gps 11   3329 Thu 11th Feb 2010, 17:06
Trailwalker rucksack 0   2595 Wed 27th Jan 2010, 22:56
Hot tips for this cold spell 6   2239 Sun 17th Jan 2010, 11:07
ANQUET OR MEMORY-MAP 14   5257 Fri 8th Jan 2010, 9:45
karrimor ksb,s 9   3934 Sat 2nd Jan 2010, 22:33
small hole in gore tex waterproofs in need of repair- any advice ? 3 Raymond Swain 2455 Fri 30th Oct 2009, 16:53
Boots RIP 1 Garfield & Helen Southall 2410 Thu 6th Aug 2009, 21:16
Which GPS for Memory Map?? 5 Anne E Webb 4152 Thu 6th Aug 2009, 18:06
iPod Nike Sports kit 2   2209 Wed 22nd Jul 2009, 17:34
Hell in a hand cart 5   2863 Tue 7th Jul 2009, 17:54
Berghaus C7 1 Series 1   2483 Mon 6th Jul 2009, 20:13
Isle of Man map 5 Carole Elizabeth Engel 3225 Sun 17th May 2009, 7:55
Nike Pegasus GTX 0 Rob Richardson 3112 Tue 24th Mar 2009, 20:06
Insurance for multi-week walks 6 Gordon Stone 2373 Wed 4th Mar 2009, 20:32
Kit checks 13 Garfield & Helen Southall 4146 Sun 15th Feb 2009, 11:52
os maps 30% off 2 Ian Koszalinski 2563 Sun 15th Feb 2009, 11:23
Nokia GPS Software (1) 1 Garfield & Helen Southall 2694 Mon 19th Jan 2009, 17:01
Walking without trousers 8 Garfield & Helen Southall 5638 Thu 30th Oct 2008, 13:16
Security pocket 0 John Jocys 2226 Wed 24th Sep 2008, 15:29
Daysack 0 Peter Haslam 2640 Mon 18th Aug 2008, 19:22
Stoves. 5 Matthew Hand 2815 Thu 14th Aug 2008, 19:36
Water purification systems 3 Matthew Hand 2535 Thu 14th Aug 2008, 11:04
Platypus drinking tubes 12 Geoff Deighton 3084 Wed 23rd Jul 2008, 21:55
Health Question 6 Paul Sorensen 3010 Mon 14th Jul 2008, 13:46
The ultimate weather protector 13 Merrian Lancaster 2945 Fri 20th Jun 2008, 22:15
Inov-8 drinking system 2 Julie Welch 2436 Sun 1st Jun 2008, 9:57
Personal locator beacons 6 Tony Willey 2477 Sun 18th May 2008, 21:45
Helpful shop 0 Matthew Hand 2226 Sun 11th May 2008, 20:37
PARTY FEET 4 Mike Wiltshire 2923 Tue 29th Jan 2008, 19:45
What Tent? 2 Matthew Hand 3270 Mon 14th Jan 2008, 8:39
freeze dried meals 10   5041 Thu 13th Dec 2007, 15:44
Explorer Grid map 0 Geoff Crowder 2381 Thu 8th Nov 2007, 14:26
Gear 3 Roy Turner 2529 Fri 5th Oct 2007, 22:55
Ordnance Survey 1 Merrian Lancaster 2318 Fri 5th Oct 2007, 16:35
Hanwag Boots for sale 1 Judith Griffiths 3135 Sun 23rd Sep 2007, 16:04
smelly boots 5 Merrian Lancaster 2596 Thu 6th Sep 2007, 13:03
Innov8 Roclite 315 9 John King 4322 Fri 17th Aug 2007, 20:52
Ankle Rub? 15 Paul Burgess 7368 Thu 16th Aug 2007, 22:06
100% waterproof 7   3019 Fri 10th Aug 2007, 3:04
Help please 7   2760 Thu 2nd Aug 2007, 21:50
GPS going crazy in the Alps 4 Nic Arb 2308 Mon 30th Jul 2007, 9:20
Topo Maping 5 John King 2381 Mon 23rd Jul 2007, 20:30
Hydration Sac 1 John King 2387 Sat 30th Jun 2007, 10:17
GPS vs Course measuring 20 Rebecca Lawrence 2695 Fri 29th Jun 2007, 1:49
Garmin wrist GPS 29   5081 Tue 22nd May 2007, 9:48
Insect repellent - how can I get my flies to drop off? 9 MIke Rayner 2750 Sun 6th May 2007, 22:02
Bum bags 14 Elton Ellis 5690 Mon 26th Mar 2007, 13:09
Petzl e+lite 2 Nick Andrews-Faulkner 2409 Wed 28th Feb 2007, 15:40
Discounted gear 0 Elton Ellis 2332 Tue 6th Feb 2007, 17:44
Pocket Anquet 2 Tony Deall 2868 Sun 10th Dec 2006, 13:55
Walk on Web Project – Volunteers needed 0 Paul M Lawrence 2102 Mon 13th Nov 2006, 17:16
BRASHER SUPERLITE XCR'S 2 Nick Vanson 2830 Wed 18th Oct 2006, 11:38
boot repairs 6 David A Millard 3454 Tue 17th Oct 2006, 15:11
Rucksacs with mesh pockets 10 Norman C Corrin 2832 Wed 27th Sep 2006, 15:06
Liquid Foot Talc Powder - Free samples 3 Norman C Corrin 3096 Wed 20th Sep 2006, 11:42
running shoes waterproof or not? 9 Ian Koszalinski 4848 Tue 12th Sep 2006, 21:20
Pongy trainers 6 Julie Welch 2280 Mon 11th Sep 2006, 10:56
Bridge Water Canal 0   2184 Sat 26th Aug 2006, 20:37
Shoes going cheap... 0 Julie Welch 2411 Wed 23rd Aug 2006, 16:22
Cheap computer hardwear 0 Steve Clark 2172 Mon 31st Jul 2006, 17:37
GPS accuracy 5   2344 Wed 19th Jul 2006, 9:17
Walking Poles 7   3178 Wed 28th Jun 2006, 20:49
New Balance wear trials 3 Tony Willey 2749 Tue 20th Jun 2006, 20:16
GPS height gain data 7 Tony Willey 2569 Sun 21st May 2006, 18:28

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