Stephen Heath

Family man first and foremost. Ex PGA golf pro, outdoor enthusiast and Man Utd fan!

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Call out Mountain Rescue book revised and republished

Call out mountain rescue? book

Call out mountain rescue? A pocket guide to safety on the hill The second edition of this best selling safety handbook has now been published. Now with twenty extra info-packed pages to include a first aid section along with a countryside section and more information on preparation and planning. New first aid section contains valuable …

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Mountain guide maps and GPS route guides (waypoints)

mountain guide maps for the three peaks

Ordnance Survey maps provide the most accurate and up-to-date geographic data so it is worth kitting yourself out with these before your climb. The OS maps required for the national three peaks challenge are: OS Explorer Map 392 – Ben Nevis and Fort William OS Explorer Map OL6 – The English Lakes: South Western Area …

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Choose a high visibility jacket

high visibility jacket

If you’re considering a new waterproof jacket for mountain walking or the three peaks challenge, consider choosing a high visibility colour. A bright red or yellow jacket for example will stand out and be easier to see if the mist and fog falls while you’re out on your walk. If your team are walking a …

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Car or minibus for the three peaks challenge?

Minibus - National 3 Peaks Challenge

This is a very important decision when planning your three peaks challenge and could be the difference between succeeding or failing. You will need plenty of room to stretch out and get some much needed sleep in between mountains. Easy access to your clothes and food is also another major factor. Take a look at …

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