Monthly Archives: October 2011

Initial use of Terra Nova Laser 20L pack

This 20 litre pack was neither purchased or given to me, but was won by me in a raffle in support of the Kinder Mountain Rescue Team at the Monsal Social Meet back in August and kindly donated by Terra … Continue reading

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Update on National Trust’s campaign on proposed planning system

On Monday, which was the last day of the Government’s consultation on proposed reforms to the planning system, the National Trust went to Downing Street with their recommendations regarding the proposed changes to the planning laws.   The recommendations were backed … Continue reading

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Stanage Edge and Bamford Moor – Sunday 16th October 2011

Route taken – Hathersage- Toothill Farm- Cowper Stone-Stanage Edge-Long Causeway-High Neb-Bamford Moor-Bolehill Wood-Nether Hurst Farm-Hathersage 15km (9.5 miles) I needed to get out for a walk. A busy week at work and a full Saturday decorating outside and  cutting our … Continue reading

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Rohan sale starts 21st October

A leaflet from Rohan dropped through the letter box yesterday.  In case anyone is interested, their sale starts Friday 21st October and runs until 29th October.  The leaflet suggests up to 35% off selected lines. Offer is available on-line and … Continue reading

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Proposed changes to planning laws

Robin, at blogpackinglight reminds us that there is only 3 days left to sign the National Trust petition to protest against the proposed changes in  planning laws.  I am a member of the National Trust and a member of the … Continue reading

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Long term review of Montane Atomic DT Pants (over-trousers)

I purchased these about 18 months and have worn these a dozen times and carried them without wearing them just as many. First of all these are over trousers, not pants –why does a British company call trousers pants? This … Continue reading

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Gear comments for Bilsdale Circuit Trip

A couple of weeks ago, I took a trip to the North York Moors with a wild camp. See report here. Here are my observations on some of the gear used that deserves a mention. Go-lite Pinnacle backpack. I have … Continue reading

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