Great Britain: HandiHikes Lake District Map Guides

Series from £4.99

Publisher: HandiHikes
ISBN/EAN: SI00001131
Scale: 1:25,000
Product Type: Folded Map
HandiHikes Guide Maps are perfect for the experienced hiker as well as those new to the Lake District. These handy guides cover selected areas of the Lake District. Printed on durable compact foldaway waterproof plastic, they are ideal for walking and outdoor pursuits.
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Each Map Guide in this series includes OS 1:25,000 Explorer mapping, accurate directions, tips on navigation and recommendations for refreshments at the end of the walks.

One side the map guide shows an extract from OS explorer, accurate and easy to follow directions for the walks and a few tips on navigation.

The mapping from Ordnance Survey offers a large amount of information for ramblers and tourists. All types of roads, tracks, permitted and public footpaths and bridleways are shown. Graphics and colour coding represent terrain features such as cliffs, scree, marsh, mud and vegetation. Contours are shown at 10-meter vertical intervals and spots heights are marked. A wide range of symbols locates various facilities for walkers, including youth and independent hostels, camping and caravan sites and information points.

Easy to follow directions describe 3 or 4 walks in the area that are clearly marked in the map with colour coded dots. Further information includes suggested viewpoints and places for refreshments, how to link together other routes in this series as well as tips on navigation. The maps indicate whether the routes are easy, moderate or difficult. This allows you to choose a walk according to ability and mood. Walk duration and distance covered are stated.

The reverse of the map guide shows the legend, reference tips on reading a grid, information on how to use a compass, as well as advice on how to stay safe in the hills.

GPS compatible.

All text and legends are in English only.

Carry a local guide in your pocket - carry a HandiHike!
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