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Can you get outside for one hour every day in November?

Farming or land manager readers among you will probably scoff at the title of this post but for many of the population being able to spend any considerable time in the outdoors seems to be a real struggle. 361 more words


7 Maps for Adventure

Today is the last day of National Map Reading Week. The past seven days have been the perfect opportunity for everyone to brush up on their map reading skills. 455 more words

Events And Celebrations


The mapmakers built it, long ago. Lichens write the years upon it, and autumnal mist steals its vista from human eyes, but it remains our grey witness to the hills. 208 more words


Navigating using Apps and GPS

I once did a math calculation in my head, a simple multiplication, I was faster with the answer than all the young people around me who were firing up their apps. 839 more words


Take Your Map and Stick It Where The Sun Don't Shine

My paper maps live in a dark cupboard. They don’t often see the light of day unless I’m planning a walk and even then a lot of my planning is done on Memory Map. 560 more words

Alphin Pike - Peak District

Ordnance Survey benchmark near Dove Stones

Alphin Pike Triangulation Pillar

The James Platt memorial near Ashway Gap, Dovestones, Peak District National Park

This is perverse I know, but believe me when I say there are people out there in the Dark Peak who will like nothing better. 462 more words

Peak District