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Satmap announces all new Active 20 Sports GPS device

Satmap announces all new Active 20 Sports GPS device

Satmap Systems Ltd has announced the launch of the Satmap Active 20 Sports GPS unit. The Active 20 is the first device of its class to be fully touchscreen or button operated (‘DualControl’). Fitted with the latest, high-sensitivity GPS receiver (uBlox MAX M8), the Active 20 supports all the primary satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, WAAS, EGNOS, etc.) with accuracy, even indoors, in cars, in town and under heavy tree cover – accuracy figures of … Read entire article »

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Alan Hinkes set to kick off UK lecture tour

Alan Hinkes set to kick off UK lecture tour

Fjallraven ambassador Alan Hinkes is about to kick off his UK-wide lecture tour, ‘An Evening with Alan Hinkes OBE’, taking place at Cotswold Outdoor stores this month. Hinkes is the first Briton to climb all 14 of the world’s 8,000m peaks, and will visit 10 Cotswold Outdoor stores around the UK to deliver a series of talks about his greatest adventures. The talks will cover many of his best known expeditions, focusing specifically on his experiences climbing … Read entire article »

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Terra Nova announce ‘world’s lightest’ 2-person tent – but at what cost?

Terra Nova announce ‘world’s lightest’ 2-person tent – but at what cost?

Terra Nova has unveiled what they claim to be the world’s lightest 2-person free-standing tent – the Solar Ultra 2. At 772g, the Solar Ultra 2 is aimed at marathon events and short duration backpacking trips, thanks to the tent’s lightweight fabric and super strong bonded seems. The tent pitches inner first and you can reduce weight further with Terra Nova’s FastPack system – a method that allows you to use the footprint to cover the floor … Read entire article »

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