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#1 Post by whoisthechallenger » Sat Nov 16, 2013 10:42 pm

Get those walks done while you can folks!

A quote from the www.metoffice.gov.uk for us:
"Outlook for Monday to Wednesday: Outbreaks of rain clearing southwards during Monday. Becoming colder thereafter with sunshine and wintry showers, and snow over the Moors. Wet on Wednesday with further snow possible on high ground."
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#2 Post by Nik - KOTM » Sun Nov 17, 2013 5:15 am

Here comes winter...!
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#3 Post by foxy » Sun Nov 17, 2013 8:29 am

Bring it on...... 8)

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#4 Post by reg the bullmastiff » Sun Nov 17, 2013 12:05 pm

Just watched "SHACKLETON DEATH OR GLORY" Winter... Dartmoor... no problem ;)

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#5 Post by foxy » Mon Nov 18, 2013 3:06 pm

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

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#6 Post by smartieb » Tue Nov 19, 2013 3:43 pm

Never Letterboxed in the snow yet - all adds to the challenge i guess!!!!
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#7 Post by Nik - KOTM » Fri Nov 22, 2013 2:23 pm

It's cold....
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#8 Post by Sowerby Streaker » Fri Nov 22, 2013 5:07 pm

.... and the snow levels out the ground, so can be dangerous if covering a hollow etc... Also covers the hiding places, BUT if you are lucky enough to follow another boxer out on the moors, just follow the tracks 8)

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#9 Post by Nik - KOTM » Sun Nov 24, 2013 2:27 pm

The other things to be wary of is a blizzard... a total whiteout...
Some years ago I was out on the moors with my family when the snow started to fall up by Soldiers Pond. Couldn't see a thing and had to rely upon the traffic rolling over the cattle grid to give us a direction to go in, as sound we could only just hear.
Then there is the sun bouncing off the snow which can cause blindness... Sunglasses are definitely advisable!
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