Useful Links

Useful Links

External links for our Hills & Mountains  

We’ve added some useful external links to the pages for each individual Mountain, Hill and/or Trigpoint:

  • Wikipedia the article link for a hill if we have it (for approx 10% of Hills & Mountains (& also some trigpoints)
  • GeoHack - a Wikipedia tool which provide links to various mapping services for the specified  geographical coordinates of our Hills.
  • OS Maps (Bing) – Detailed OS mapping for the location of our Hills, as provided by Big Maps
  • Google Map – Detailed overhead photography, with local bicycle tracks and a Wikipeadia overlay provided by Google maps.
  • Geograph Photos –  geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of the UK
  • hill-bagging.co.uk – a link to the same hill on www.hill-bagging.co.uk
  • Trigpointing UK –  a link to the same trigpoint on www.trigpointinguk.com

See this example page…

www.haroldstreet.org.uk/waypoints/download/?hillnumber=278&/Ben+Nevis

Hope this is useful and do feel free to suggest other services…

 

 

Great Resources  

  • UK Hills Database: Chris Crocker & Graham Jackson’s comprehensive database of all UK hills – the basis of much of the Waypoint data on my Waypoint Pages
  • Where’s the Path Bill Chadwick’s really nifty little map viewing tool tool
  • Chris Crocker Statistical Topics in Hill walking Web Site; lots of good stuff
  • SMC’s GPS CD-Rom for Scottish Hills, for several GPS types & formats
  • Phil Brady’s Information on converting Grid References
  • Welsh 3000s Challenge The Welsh 3000s Challenge website; Everything you need to know to successfully complete the Welsh 3000s

Other GPS Walking Sites  

Walking Newsgroups & Forums  

  • sci.geo.satellite-nav newsgroup Source of infinite advice on all things GPS;
  • uk.rec.walking UK Walking newsgroup;
  • RHB “Relative Hills of Britain” Discussion Group – everything about Marilyns you never wanted to know

Clubs & Associations  

  • NYLDWA North Yorkshire Long Distance Walkers Association; our regular LDWA group
  • MLTA Mountain Leader Training Association
  • BAIML British Association of International Mountain Leaders

  • Author: Phil Newby