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WALKS 

 

 Definition of Fellwalking   > Useful links to mountain lists; Munros, Wainwrights, Marilyns, Hewitts etc        

 

 Walking in Britain             >Walk route & description

 

 Hillwalker's gallery           >Hillwalkers Gallery</a>

- Walks mainly in northern England, maps &amp; good photos from summits

 

 

 Walking Routes >- Links to many walking sites in UK

 

 Walking in the Lakes  > - Walking in the National Parks

 

 Summit Post >  mountain ranges, worldwide. Best searched by country 

 

 lancashire Walks   > Lancashire walks &amp;

pubs. Good maps &amp; descriptions 

  

 Walk The Highlands "  > - OS maps, good descriptions. With a Google Earth plug-in do the walk in 3D <br>

 

 

 Walking in the Trossachs "> - All grades of walk. Good descriptions

  

 Walkling Scotland "> - All grades of walk.


 Walking Groups "> Other walking groups

 
 
Equipment
 

Rohan-shop-preston

 

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 MAPS & Map Reading

 

History of Map Making  > Triangulation, Trig Points, we take it all for granted

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 Map & Compas >- Good source of OS map information

 
 Map reading made easy > Ordnance Survey map reading made easy pdf

 

 Multimap  maps  driving directions for UK and most of the world

 

 Streetmap > - OS 1:25,000 maps  for UK. Full screen view

 

 GoogleEarth  >> - Download required. View your mountains in 3D.

 

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WEATHER

 

Metoffice >  Regional weather forecasts Uk towns

 

 

Mountain Safety >Met Office Mountain Forecasts essential for walk planning

 

Mountain Weather Information Services   > Detailed Forecasts for all mountain areas of UK

 

BBC Weather Coast Tides  >  Make the most of coastal walks

 

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SAFETY On The Fells

 

 

 http://geographyfieldwork.com/UsingCompass.htm >Using a Compass Animation.

 

 http://www.kerrymountainrescue.ie/safety/index.html < Safety in the
  Mountains

 

 http://www.sja.org.uk/sja/first-aid-advice.asp  < First Aid  St Johns Ambulance.

 

 http://www.scotclimb.org.uk/safety/hypothermia.shtml > Hypothermia - The Signs. The Actions

 

 http://walking.about.com/cs/fluids/a/drinkingdanger.htm < Dehydration - Advice

 


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