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Discussion Forum - Gear ! - Autumn/Winter walk in England


Author: Matthew Hand
Posted: Sun 2nd Oct 2011, 21:27
Joined: 2001
Local Group: Mid Wales
If you are walking over autumn/winter, you may have any weather conditions. Last winter reached -15c from November onwards, but it may be mild and wet for weeks on end. Expect anything from -15c to +15c with sun, rain, snow, it's impossible to predict (even for the weather experts)!
Without knowing your route, it is hard to give advice on wild camping, much of UK is very densly populated and you will find it hard to camp, other areas it will be easy. We have a public footpath system in UK where you can walk and "open access" land, but you need our Ordnance Survey maps of each area to see where they are marked (or a GPS mapping system, of which I understand nothing) and then plan each days walking from this. Don't worry too much about "hunting", if you stick to our footpaths you will be ok.

There is lots more information to give, if we know where you are going from. I,m sure others will help. Matt.
Posted: Fri 30th Sep 2011, 9:34
Joined: 2011

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