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Enjoy the great outdoors – hills and valleys, woods and coasts. Boots and Tracks is a place to read, chat, share and maybe learn a thing or two.
What's the best way for walkers to navigate - map and compass or GPS? Both have their place - and each has advantages and disadvantages. Many years ago I got my hands on an early GPS unit, before smart phones. It was a complicated device and not user-friendly. So,...read more
For me, rivers are among the great sculptors of landscape. In terms of drama, I suppose volcanic action comes first, then glaciation and next rivers. But don’t assume they are any less exciting. Rivers have given us gurgling streams, dramatic gorges, wide estuaries,...read more
What makes Snowdonia such a joy, is that it's much, much more than Snowdon - a fact missed my many. Of course, the ascent of Snowdon itself, or Yr Wyddfa, is a marvellous day out - if the weather is not too bad. There's a multitude of possible routes - some very...read more