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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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Winter safety lectures announced by MCofS

Winter safety lectures announced by MCofS

The Mountaineering Council of Scotland (MCofS) will run a series of countrywide winter safety lectures next month, encouraging walkers and climbers to stay safe in the Scottish mountains this winter. Led by MCofS Mountain Safety Adviser Heather Morning, the talks aim to improve people’s awareness and knowledge of challenges brought about by winter conditions, including navigation, equipment, route choice, avalanches and adverse weather. A professional mountaineer for 20 years and an active member of the Cairngorms … Read entire article »

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