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Boots or Trainers ? To GPS or not ? How do those runners get all the required gear into a bum-bag ?

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karrimor ksb,s 9   4483 Sat 2nd Jan 2010, 22:33
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Boots RIP 1 Garfield Southall 2888 Thu 6th Aug 2009, 21:16
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Hell in a hand cart 5   3308 Tue 7th Jul 2009, 17:54
Berghaus C7 1 Series 1   3214 Mon 6th Jul 2009, 20:13
Isle of Man map 5 Carole Elizabeth Engel 3780 Sun 17th May 2009, 7:55
Nike Pegasus GTX 0 Rob Richardson 3549 Tue 24th Mar 2009, 20:06
Insurance for multi-week walks 6 Gordon Stone 2858 Wed 4th Mar 2009, 20:32
Kit checks 13 Garfield Southall 4624 Sun 15th Feb 2009, 11:52
os maps 30% off 2 Ian Koszalinski 2997 Sun 15th Feb 2009, 11:23
Nokia GPS Software (1) 1 Garfield Southall 3155 Mon 19th Jan 2009, 17:01
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Security pocket 0 John Jocys 2618 Wed 24th Sep 2008, 15:29
Daysack 0 Peter Haslam 3054 Mon 18th Aug 2008, 19:22
Stoves. 5 Matthew Hand 3393 Thu 14th Aug 2008, 19:36
Water purification systems 3 Matthew Hand 2965 Thu 14th Aug 2008, 11:04
Platypus drinking tubes 12 Geoff Deighton 3580 Wed 23rd Jul 2008, 21:55
Health Question 6 Paul Sorensen 3448 Mon 14th Jul 2008, 13:46
The ultimate weather protector 13 Merrian Lancaster 3380 Fri 20th Jun 2008, 22:15
Inov-8 drinking system 2 Julie Welch 2839 Sun 1st Jun 2008, 9:57
Personal locator beacons 6 Tony Willey 2879 Sun 18th May 2008, 21:45
Helpful shop 0 Matthew Hand 2610 Sun 11th May 2008, 20:37
PARTY FEET 4 Mike Wiltshire 3371 Tue 29th Jan 2008, 19:45
What Tent? 2 Matthew Hand 3828 Mon 14th Jan 2008, 8:39
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Explorer Grid map 0 Geoff Crowder 2760 Thu 8th Nov 2007, 14:26
Gear 3 Roy Turner 2947 Fri 5th Oct 2007, 22:55
Ordnance Survey 1 Merrian Lancaster 2733 Fri 5th Oct 2007, 16:35
Hanwag Boots for sale 1 Judith Griffiths 3583 Sun 23rd Sep 2007, 16:04
smelly boots 5 Merrian Lancaster 2982 Thu 6th Sep 2007, 13:03
Innov8 Roclite 315 9 John King 4883 Fri 17th Aug 2007, 20:52
Ankle Rub? 15 Paul Burgess 8010 Thu 16th Aug 2007, 22:06
100% waterproof 7   3450 Fri 10th Aug 2007, 3:04
Help please 7   3248 Thu 2nd Aug 2007, 21:50
GPS going crazy in the Alps 4 Nic Arb 2731 Mon 30th Jul 2007, 9:20
Topo Maping 5 John King 2778 Mon 23rd Jul 2007, 20:30
Hydration Sac 1 John King 2845 Sat 30th Jun 2007, 10:17
GPS vs Course measuring 20 Rebecca Lawrence 3124 Fri 29th Jun 2007, 1:49
Garmin wrist GPS 29   6022 Tue 22nd May 2007, 9:48
Insect repellent - how can I get my flies to drop off? 9 Mike Rayner 3330 Sun 6th May 2007, 22:02
Bum bags 14 Elton Ellis 6253 Mon 26th Mar 2007, 13:09
Petzl e+lite 2 Nick Andrews-Faulkner 2897 Wed 28th Feb 2007, 15:40
Discounted gear 0 Elton Ellis 2737 Tue 6th Feb 2007, 17:44
Pocket Anquet 2 Tony Deall 3481 Sun 10th Dec 2006, 13:55
Walk on Web Project Volunteers needed 0 Paul Lawrence 2508 Mon 13th Nov 2006, 17:16
BRASHER SUPERLITE XCR'S 2 Nick Vanson 3482 Wed 18th Oct 2006, 11:38
boot repairs 6 David A Millard 4073 Tue 17th Oct 2006, 15:11
Rucksacs with mesh pockets 10 Norman Corrin 3303 Wed 27th Sep 2006, 15:06
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running shoes waterproof or not? 9 Ian Koszalinski 5676 Tue 12th Sep 2006, 21:20
Pongy trainers 6 Julie Welch 2698 Mon 11th Sep 2006, 10:56
Bridge Water Canal 0   2602 Sat 26th Aug 2006, 20:37
Shoes going cheap... 0 Julie Welch 2816 Wed 23rd Aug 2006, 16:22
Cheap computer hardwear 0 Steve Clark 2632 Mon 31st Jul 2006, 17:37
GPS accuracy 5   2822 Wed 19th Jul 2006, 9:17
Walking Poles 7   3833 Wed 28th Jun 2006, 20:49
New Balance wear trials 3 Tony Willey 3261 Tue 20th Jun 2006, 20:16
GPS height gain data 7 Tony Willey 3034 Sun 21st May 2006, 18:28

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