|Blencathra Trig Detector Ring Appeal|
|Can you remember the first shooting star you saw?|
|Duddon Fell Care Day|
|Thirlmere Fell Care Day|
|Tour of Britain hits Cumbria|
|The problem with The Priest's Hole|
|Parking Problems at Seathwaite|
|A New Mountain in the Lake District|
|Hills Database Updated|
|New Release of Map Tiles Now Live|
|Beware Blue Green Algae|
|Great Cumbrian Landscapes|
|The Lake District: a victim of its own success?|
|In Praise of Keswick|
|Some Walks From Coniston|
|Windermere Ferry Closed|
|Look out for Ticks|
|GDPR is Approaching Fast|
|Help restore the Keswick to Threlkeld Path|
|Walking the High Fells|
|New Tiles on our GPS Mapping Application|
|Thirlmere Zip Wire Application Withdrawn|
|Wild Camping in the Lake District|
|Britain's Favourite Walks: Top 100|
|More on the Thirlmere Zip Wires|
|Hills Database Updated|
|Winter Walking in the Fells|
|Getting in Trouble on the Fells|
|Our Walks in 3-D|
|A Christmas Present|
If your camera doesn't have a built in GPS you can geotag your photos afterwards if you've got a GPS track handy.
Some modern cameras, and a lot of mobile phones, geotag photos which is to say that they add the location where the photo was taken to the EXIF data recorded with the photo. Of course doing that requires that the camera has a GPS built in. Phones pretty much always do, cameras not so much. read more ...
With some fanfare the Ordnance Survey announced this week that their subscription mapping application could now display walks in 3D ... on our web site you've been able to do that for a long time, for free.
With some fanfare the Ordnance Survey announced this week that their subscription mapping application could now display your walks in 3D ... with our web site you've been able to for ages, for free. Here's a screenshot of it in action: read more ...
People who buy the GPX routes of our walks are sometimes confused that the route appears to be shorter than the walk. Paul explains why.
People who buy the GPX routes of our walks are sometimes confused that the route appears to be shorter than the walk. To illustrate here's an example of an email we received today about our walk Nab Scar and Alcock Tarn. It said: read more ...
A user of our GPX mapping software asked this today. Here's Paul's reply.
Two articles on the Web this week highlighted, in different ways, the issue of over-reliance on GPS.
I've been meaning to blog about this for a while but two articles on the Web this week highlighted, in different ways, the issue of over-reliance on GPS.
... or "How high are we really?"
If you have a GPS you'll know that essentially it tells you three things: your longitude, your latitude and your elevation. This all sounds straightforward enough, if very clever, but in fact it's only half the story as things are nowhere near that simple. read more ...