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5 Things That Might Make an Emergency Night on the Mountain Comfortable No ratings yet.

If you do end up stranded on the mountain after dark (though these tips on avoiding benightment should help in the first place), then there are a few items that will make your unplanned night out a bit more bearable. Remember, if you are stuck on the mountain and someone knows your whereabouts then Mountain Rescue will probably be …

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Everything you wanted to know about GPX but were afraid to ask…. No ratings yet.

So you’ve fancied submitting a route, or downloading one, but you’ve no clue what these mythical GPX files are that we’re on about. Basically a GPX file is a collection of information about a route that includes the location data, altitude and possibly time and heart rate information too. If you upload one of these, then it’ll …

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Diogelwch ar y Mynydd Amodau Gaeafaol- Mountain Safety – Winter Conditions No ratings yet.

With Winter officially here and the clocks turned back to perpetual darkness for another five months, the only good thing we’ve got to look forward to is mountain biking on Snowdon and the possibility of loads of lovely snow. Before you get out there it might be worth watching the Snowdonia National Park’s video to brush …

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Layering up for Winter 5/5 (1)

Setting out for a winter walk you’ll need to make sure you’re properly dressed, but if you’re not then you’re from as much risk from overheating as you are from the cold. You need to be comfortable.. This means that it’s no good whacking on that down jacket at the start of the walk, unless …

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