Category Archives: Hints & Tips

Maps and your iPad or iPhone

For all the club members who have recently ventured into the Apple orchard by purchasing an iPad or iPhone, you can find an interesting comparison of many of the mapping apps on this wiki. I personally have used the GalaGPS … Continue reading

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My moonlight walk for charity

Hi fellow ramblers, I would appreciate your advice. I am one of the club’s B walkers and in one mad impulsive moment I put my name forward to join the Cancer Research UK charity Shine walk through London on 1st … Continue reading

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Make your own maps!

At FIND we’ve created a new website which we think will be of interest to members of your walking club. http://free.findmaps.co.uk/ offers totally free access to a range of constantly updated maps from reputable sources.  The handy toolkit allows users … Continue reading

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Free Maps OS 25,000

  This post has not been kept up to date and the market for digital mapping is evolving quickly. OS has changed licensing, meaning that developers like Anquet and Memory Map can offer cheaper products. OS itself is closing “Get … Continue reading

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New map plugin for CRC editors

You can now insert maps into your posts using the OSM plugin in the side bar. Here is an example for Harvey Road:- OK I got the marker slightly wrong 🙁

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We are now on Twitter!

The latest events & updates from this website are now been posted on Twitter! Just follow  @camramblingclub to be instantly notified when a new event/post is added.

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Pin in the map

Another useful utility for leaders wanting to mark features on a map and then display them on this website is called Pin In The Map. With this you can display an image like this:- I added this image by using … Continue reading

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Adding a postcode to your walk

Norman has found this rather natty site which converts any form of UK location to any other, so you can enter a grid reference and get its postcode. Very useful for walk leaders when entering a walks details so that … Continue reading

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