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Walking and hiking articles and news

To GPS or not to GPS?

GPS devices can be useful but they can rarely replace a good (waterproof) map and map readings skills when you are out on the hills. A guest article by Mike Thompson of Aqua3. Most walkers are big fans of printed … Continue reading

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Lightweight, handmade bags for walking and hiking

These curved bags are handmade in Bristol. They look great and would be a wonderful way of carrying some items when you’re going on a walk. Kervy bags are proving extremely popular with walkers seeking an alternative to backpacks. Special … Continue reading

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The importance of good hiking socks

If you don’t want to find any blisters when you take off your walking shoes, your choice of socks can be important. Hiking socks are more important than your boots! Experienced walkers know that their socks are critical for a … Continue reading

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