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by foxy
Wed Sep 10, 2014 7:08 am
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Fur Tor
Replies: 12
Views: 7621

Hi Duckpool. I've run to Fur Tor from Holming Beam a couple of times. Why I did it again, I've no idea as it was a leg-sapping tussocky nightmare the first time too.....

Could be easier walking, though. Fantastic atmosphere.
by foxy
Mon Nov 18, 2013 3:06 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Forecast
Replies: 8
Views: 4005

reg the bullmastiff wrote:Just watched "SHACKLETON DEATH OR GLORY" Winter... Dartmoor... no problem ;)
Not like the proper winters I had when I were a lad...... :D
by foxy
Sun Nov 17, 2013 8:29 am
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Forecast
Replies: 8
Views: 4005

Bring it on...... 8)
by foxy
Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:35 am
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Something different...
Replies: 9
Views: 4183

Puggie Stone?....... :roll:
by foxy
Sun Sep 29, 2013 7:36 am
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Something different...
Replies: 9
Views: 4183

First thoughts were Bench Tor, but I wouldn't put money on it.
by foxy
Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:07 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: 1st outing this year
Replies: 5
Views: 1972

Didn't spot a hi viz, but my dog is permanently caked in clarts so it may have been me. We were there round about the same time I reckon. There were 2/3 groups of 10 Tors kids heading down from Cramber to meet their trainer at the leat. I'll keep an eye out for you next time I'm running down that wa...
by foxy
Thu Feb 07, 2013 8:46 am
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: 1st outing this year
Replies: 5
Views: 1972

You didn't see a baldie bloke in a fetching powder blue top running with a collie along the leat did you?

Paul
by foxy
Wed Apr 18, 2012 4:31 pm
Forum: Navigation
Topic: Compass cord?
Replies: 10
Views: 9024

Why bother with a compass at all? I make do with a magnetised needle and a length of cotton...... 8)
by foxy
Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:42 pm
Forum: Navigation
Topic: Compass cord?
Replies: 10
Views: 9024

You could try ebay
by foxy
Fri Apr 06, 2012 2:53 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Mobile Phone Coverage
Replies: 30
Views: 13381

Nope. It won't fit in my bum bag once I've got a banana and my windproof in there.
by foxy
Fri Apr 06, 2012 10:10 am
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Mobile Phone Coverage
Replies: 30
Views: 13381

3 mobile phones?
You must be the walkers I run past with the huge rucsacs and the bad knees 8)
by foxy
Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:48 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Letterboxing Database
Replies: 36
Views: 17837

Gemma wrote:
foxy wrote:and while you're there, what's the difference between a grass snake and an adder? (I know, it's just that some other folk may not.....) :wink:
I know I know>>>>One has venom & one does not. Do I get a prize!!! :D :D
We're getting there. Slowly but surely........
by foxy
Fri Mar 09, 2012 7:04 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Letterboxing Database
Replies: 36
Views: 17837

and while you're there, what's the difference between a grass snake and an adder? (I know, it's just that some other folk may not.....) :wink:
by foxy
Fri Nov 25, 2011 2:17 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: What's the strangest thing you have seen on the moors?
Replies: 15
Views: 8992

:shock:

I had a gob-full of tea, then, Nik!
by foxy
Wed Jun 08, 2011 4:24 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Just got back
Replies: 4
Views: 2471

Glad you enjoyed your Dartmoor trip. Apart from when it's covered in snow, this is the best time of year to see it.

Yes, the Highwayman's is one of a kind. I go in there when I'm feeling brave enough, and never alone........ :shock: