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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We Are Normal

Whilst attending the Top Of The Gorge Outdoor Festival along with other Ordnance Survey Champions, myself and a couple of other were approached by a local National Trust Volunteer who made a statement that shocked us all.  She said "The Champions all appear to be 'professional' adventurers" She was very clearly under the illusion that …

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