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Experienced hill walker, rock climber, mountain biker and general outdoor enthusiast.

I grew up in North Wales and spent lots of my early years walking in the hills of Snowdonia. I know all of the mountains of this area well and have climbed all the major peaks. Also spend time in the Lake District, Scotland and the Peak District.

Been rock climbing for around 5 years. I do Trad, Sport and bouldering both indoors and out.

Competed in the UK National Championships on Mountain Bikes at a Junior level, though this was many years ago!

I'm a member of the British Mountaineering Council

I also think it's important to donate to Mountain Rescue (one day they'll pick you up off the mountain because you did something stupid, support them!)


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revised Where is it possible to use a hammock in the UK?
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comment Where is it possible to use a hammock in the UK?
Only one that springs to mind is the Low Wray national trust camp site by windermere. The lake side pitches are basically in mixed forest and would be perfect for what you want,
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comment Where is it possible to use a hammock in the UK?
What area are you thinking?
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Apr
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Apr
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comment Rappelling with an injured arm
Why would you be climbing on your own? How did you get to where you would be without someone belaying you? If your not climbing, it would make much better sense (and be less dangerous) to simply walk down
Apr
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comment What sort of weird (interesting) rock is this?
There is a fair amount of if's in that: but if it's a coral and that coral is from the Carboniferous period, that period ended 300,000,000 years ago. So there is a fair chance that,yes it is 300,000,000 years old.
Apr
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comment What sort of weird (interesting) rock is this?
@Bo5ao, yes if you want.
Apr
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comment What sort of weird (interesting) rock is this?
What about the + bit? @BrianS. I tried to google an answer but it's not something that is easy to search for!
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comment What sort of weird (interesting) rock is this?
I don't know. I would guess it would be simply called "a fossil". I am not a geologist, though I do have geologist friends (I'll ask them). I've added details from Wikipedia on the period, I don't understand the age notation they're using, anyone?
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Apr
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comment Hiking boot help
Also I'd get a proper boot fitting, get them to measure the width and length of your foot as well as your arch tendency.
Apr
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comment Hiking boot help
I would suggest, for your problem, a selection of four boots is too small. I'd get store credit, use it on something else (the shop has been excellent here by the sounds of it, not many would accept so many changes of boot especially if you've been using them) and go to a bigger retailer.