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LOOKING FOR A WALK IN THE UK?

Do you require the walk in a digital format, suitable for mapping software?

Is that format Memory-Map?

Willing to make a small donation to Cafod?

Look no further!

Having led walks over many years on the footpaths of Britain including most of the Peak District and many long distance trails; Pennine Way, Offa’s Dyke, Wainwright’s Coast to Coast, Hadrian’s Wall and the perfect mountain route, The Cambrian Way.
I decided to set up this website having amassed a large collection of documented walks, ideal for use with a GPS.

My preferred GPS is still an old HP iPAQ with Windows Mobile 6 running Memory-Map, linked via Bluetooth to a Globalsat Copilot gps receiver.
Although the native format for all the walks is Memory-Map they can be very easily converted into other formats using GPSU. I strongly recommend this programme, having used it since it’s early days on Windows 3.1.
The formats that I use are Memory-Map (version 5 for it’s stability), GPX for its universality, Tracklogs for its beautiful maps, GPSU for its files conversion abilities, and CSV (another useful format for Memory-Map) for its ability to stream amended data into it, rather than laboriously going through each item individually.
I always carry a printed map of the route, primarily to use in conjunction with the iPAQ, but also as a backup.

The walks have been done over many years, mostly with friends from Hazel Grove and Bramhall, and the Holy Spirit Rambling Group in Marple.

Please note how to download Memory-Map files-
Because your Internet browser doesn’t recognize the Memory-Map file extension; it corrupts the .mmo extension to .html.
To overcome this I have saved these Memory-Map files as .csv. Your browser recognizes this so just asks you where to save it. Memory-Map also recognizes this file type.
Save the .csv file to your computer, then open it from Memory-Map as usual (.csv 2nd option down).
The Memory-Map files contain both a route and track.

To get started open one of the catalogue links below.

If you would like details of a walk, email me and I will send details.

You may notice that all my pages fit on an A4 sheet when printing.

I have graded the walks into three categories as follows:-

Grade 1- EASY:- LESS than 15kms AND LESS than 250m of ascent.

Grade 2- MODERATE:- LESS than 15kms OR LESS than 250m of ascent.

Grade 3- STRENUOUS:- MORE than 15kms AND MORE than 250m of ascent.

Walks in the Peak District

Walks in Cheshire

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