Join us in the latest episode of the Walk Fife Podcast.

The wind is battering the Kingdom of Fife this week but not in Walk Fife’s cosy office.

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Sean updates us with the latest news and events from across the Kingdom and from the Fife walking community.

Equipment and Book Reviews

The Walk Fife team and members from our community have been sharing reviews of book that we have read and equipment we have been using through our website since we began. The website is open for anyone wishing to share their experience or enjoyment of anything walking related. If you have a something you would like to share a review of then drop us a line through the Walk Fife website or email us at info@walkfife.com

Fife’s Top Stops

Walk Fife wants to share your Top Stops from across the whole of the Fife region. The Walk Fife Top Stop list aims to provide visitors to Fife with a comprehensive list of walker friendly cafes, restaurants, pubs and visitors centres that are ideally placed for walkers to stop off and rest while on their travels. Each Top Stop will be supplied a window sticker to allow other Walk Fife walkers to easily recognise that this stop has been listed on our website and is well worth visiting.

Fife Core Path Networks

Sean raises the topic of Fife’s Core Path Network after some members of the community contacted Walk Fife after discovering some issues in accessing some of these legally protected rights of way within the Kingdom. The Fife Core Path Network covers the whole of Fife and is based on the approved Core Path Plan which was defined by public consultation and public inquiry, as mandated by the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003. Sean talks about some issues surrounding access to these paths that the community has to highlight in order to maintain that access.

Events for walkers in Fife

The Dundee Mountain Film Festival is the UK’s longest continuous running mountain film festival. It showcases an international programme of speakers, as well as award winning films and exhibitions, mainly held in the Bonar Hall, Dundee. This year’s festival will be held on 22 – 24 November 2018.

Mountain Aid are hosting another round of FREE winter safety talks and on Monday 12th November at Dunfermline’s Monarch Bar, Dave “Heavy” Whalley, a 36 year veteran of the RAF Mountain Rescue Team with over 1000 Mountain and 80 Aircraft incidents in mountainous areas under his belt, extols the joys of winter walking, whilst at the same time providing essential advice based on his long experience of the Scottish hills, and offering an insider view of how mountain rescue teams operate.

Win a Garmin eTrex Touch 25 GPS with Walk Fife!

We have one of these brilliant navigation gadgets to give away to one lucky winner. The eTrex Touch 25 is an perfect GPS unit for those who love exploring the outdoors but want something quick and easy to use. Sean reveals the question that the correct to which could win one person a valuable tool for navigating through the countryside.

Listener questions

The topics for the questions in this episode cover choosing the selecting the correct rucksack, coloured lights in head torches and why Walk Fife recently turned down a sponsorship opportunity that could have benefited some in our community.

Get in touch

If you have any suggestions for future episodes of the Walk Fife podcast then please get in touch with us through our website or you can even drop us a line through Twitter or Facebook. Please email us at info@walkfife.com

Show Links

Walk Fife Top Stop’s – https://goo.gl/8kwtww
Fife’s Core Path Network – https://goo.gl/39Dwoc
Dundee Mountain Film Festival – http://dmff.co.uk/
Mountain Aid – http://www.mountainaid.org.uk/
Mountain Aid Dunfermline Talk – https://goo.gl/VTUr1s
Dave “Heavy” Whalley – https://goo.gl/YDDX29
Walk Fife Competition – http://www.walkfife.com/win
Walk Fife Stickers – http://www.walkfife.com/freebies/

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