[Talk-GB] UK outdoors mapping event - week of June 23rd
Andy Robinson (blackadder)
blackadderajr at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 1 12:20:48 BST 2008
Nick Whitelegg wrote:
>Sent: 01 April 2008 11:48 AM
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>Subject: [Talk-GB] UK outdoors mapping event - week of June 23rd
>(cross posted to talk in case anyone from abroad fancies a holiday over
>Following on from last year's successful Lake District mapping week I'd
>like to float the idea of a follow up this year - I now have a definite
>week in the early summer when I know I'll be free namely the week
>beginning June 23rd.
The weekend of the 21/22 June could work for me but not the following
weekend. However the 21/22 is the weekend after the London to Brighton ride
so I may not be wish to tromp up the hills.
>One idea would be to do the Lake District again, but further west (e.g.
>Great Gable, Pillar, Buttermere, High Stile, Scafell Pike, Wasdale,
>Borrowdale) an area which is still decidedly lacking in OSM; if we can
>complete that area, a good part of the Lake District would be done.
>Other ideas would be the Peak District, Snowdonia or the Fort William and
>Glencoe area of the Scottish Highlands.
I'm thinking about setting up a Snowdonia weekend, so anyone interested in
that should get in touch with me. I'll make sure it doesn't conflict with
any Lakes weekend. I was thinking of a long weekend starting 19 July and the
plan would be to camp.
>An alternative (and rather different) idea would be a Hampshire mapping
>week - not as hilly as the other areas, but inspired by the fact that the
>coverage of Hampshire footpaths in OSM has increased significantly
>recently - if we can complete, or at least work significantly towards
>completing, a county that would be a good showcase for OSM countryside
>Any preferences? Please let me know if you're interested in one or more of
>the possible locations.
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