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Help protect each other and our communities - COVID-19

Latest Article: Help protect each other and our communities - COVID-19

Thu 26th March 2020

At this difficult time, we must strive to help and protect each other and do our bit for our communities. After the Prime Minister's statement, we must now only leave our homes for one of four essential reasons.  For getting outside, that is stated as: - One form of exercise a day, for example a run, walk, or cycle - alone or with members of your household.  Remember that's just once...

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The ongoing concern regarding Covid-19 and Coronavirus GPS Training courses

Statement to GPS Training Course Postponement With the ongoing concern regarding Covid-19 and following government advice, we have taken the decision to postpone all courses up to the end of June 2020. By postponing the course, we can hopefully protect futur...

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The Garmin GPSMAP 64 - currently reduced in price

The Garmin GPSMAP 64 is currently reduced in price. It therefore certainly makes for a great GPS for not a lot of money.  In this video we look at where this button GPS unit sits in the market place as we compare it to the eTrex 22x and eTrex 32x GPS un...

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Lyndon Poskitt racing - Garmin GPSMAP 66i

It’s always interesting to see where our GPS units end up. We have had units end up crossing the Atlantic in a home-made rowing boats right through to more recently being used by a number of participants of the Spine Race, which is commonly thought as the ult...

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Garmin Montana Winter Touchscreen Option

In this article about Winter Touch screen options on an outdoor GPS unit we are going to look at the different touch screen options available from Garmin and what the two different technologies do.  The two types of touch screen are resistive and capacit...

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GPS Device Accuracy - Why does your GPS Device show a slightly different reading to your friends?

GPS Device Accuracy - Why does your GPS Device show a slightly different reading to your friends? This is a question’s that we get asked on a regular basis and there are various reasons why we can see some slight differences in reading between different GPS D...

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Montane Spine Race 2020 - navigating with a SatMap Active 20

This weekend is the start of the Winter Montane Spine Race, the ultimate UK challenge for participants.  Within the race there are three events over two distances along the Pennine Way, the starting point being Edale, in the Peak District – 1. Mon...

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Chat about the Garmin Fenix 6x Solar GPS Watch

With the launch of the all new Garmin Fenix 6x Solar we chat with Tom, from Garmin about some of the key features. ...

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Contents of our rucksacks

Over the years a few people have asked us what we carry in our rucksacks, when heading out into the hills. We get together around the table and unpacked our three rucksacks. What have we missed, please leave your suggestions in the comments box below. ...

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Garmin Instinct - Special Offer

We are currently running a special offer on the Garmin Instinct GPS Watch. In this video we chat with Tom, from Garmin about the watch and its main features. We very much hope you can take up this geat offer. Garmin Instinct GPS Watch - £199.99 - Se...

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