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Outdoor Guides for Wilderness Enthusiasts

Exploring the natural world is one of the most rewarding activities that you can do. Not only will you get the opportunity to discover some amazing sights and destinations, but you will also keep fit at the same time. There … Continue reading

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Types of OS Maps for Leisure

For over two hundred years, Ordnance Survey (OS) has been mapping the world, making it easier for us to find our way around without worrying about getting lost. With this lengthy experience, it is not surprising that so many people … Continue reading

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Walking maps: Reading tips

If you’re new to using walking maps, planning walking routes, or orienteering in general, then you might want to take heed of our top map reading tips for beginners. Remember, Trailzilla features loads of walking maps and pre-made walking routes, … Continue reading

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French maps online

France has some of the best scenery and historical sights anywhere in Europe, making it an ideal place for walking, cycling and hiking. But where to start? Well, we’ve rounded up a few route ideas that you can plot on … Continue reading

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How to Read Contour Lines on Maps

For those just starting to hike, mountain bike, ski or kayak, it can be a bit tough to make sense of all of the markings usually found on topographical maps these days. Fortunately, there are a few simple rules that … Continue reading

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Geocaching the Environmental Way

Getting out there and exploring nature is one of the truly wondrous things about life. In order to preserve the world and ensure that activities such as geocaching can be enjoyed by generations to come, it pays to take care … Continue reading

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Safety Checks before Hitting the Road

If you are planning a lengthy 4WD trip across the wilderness, you will certainly be feeling excited. However before you pack your bags, gather the right off road maps, and head out on the road, you will need to ensure … Continue reading

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The Basics of Map Reading

While out and about, whether hiking, boating or flying, it is important to know where you are going at all times. For this reason, you will need to bring along some sort of chart that clearly shows the surrounding landmarks … Continue reading

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Geocaching Maps

If you are excited about the first rays of Spring sunshine bursting through the clouds and are looking for a new way to get outdoors this year, then why not try geocaching? Geocaching is a modern version of treasure hunting, … Continue reading

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