Get A Grip

Trekking Poles Part 2 Very close to me is the highest point of the Southdowns Way Long Distance Footpath, Butser Hill.  It is easily accessed from the Queen Elizabeth Country Park main car park.  A walk to the top and back is a pleasant 3 mile round trip with the option to extend it if …

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Naismith’s Rule

It's always great to get feedback from friends that you have taught map reading and basic navigation.  However, recently a couple have been saying that they are now taking on more adventurous trips but their planned timings fall short of their actual timings.  When I taught them navigation we covered basic pacing and time keeping …

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