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Various downloads for free, audio files, gpx routes, packing lists and more.

Backpacking Gear List

This spreadsheet includes, my current 24 hour/overnight carry, a generic packing list and a list of UK supermarket backpacking food. It is regularly updated with kit changes and new food finds.

Free Backpacking Gear List Spreadsheet 2016


Adventure First Aid Kit Leaflet

Free Downloads - Adventure First Aid Kit

Download the leaflet that is included in the Adventure First Aid Kit. The kit was jointly developed between myself and Nick of JK Sonics. Read a full description of the kit here and if you like it there are links on the page to buy one.

Free Adventure First Aid Kit Leaflet


Memory Map Routes and .gpx Files

I have used the following gpx files in Memory Map both on my laptop and iPhone. Right hand click on the links and save them to your computer.

AW Wainwright’s Coast to Coast

Get the .gpx file of the route we used from the downloads:

Zip file Coast to Coast Route
GPX file Coast to Coast Route

Read “My Coast to Coast Experience” – click here for the .pdf file – or right hand click on it and save it to your computer.

The three of us gave a couple of presentations about our adventure – click here for a .pdf file of the PowerPoint presentation – or right hand click on it and save it to your computer.


West Highland Way

This is the gps trackI used on my iPhone 4 in Memory Map when we walked the West Highland Way, October 2011 – see here for the blog of the journey.

Zip file West Highland Way
GPX file West Highland Way

Download for free gps track


Water Rail Way & Viking Way, Lincolnshire

From Branston to Woodhall Spa and then onto the Woodhall Spa Camping and Caravan Club site using the Water Rail Way

Zip file Branston to Woodhall Spa
GPX file Branston to Woodhall Spa

From Washingborough to Woodhall Spa and then onto the Camping and Caravan Club site using the Water Rail Way and the Viking Way

Zip file Washingborough to Woodhall Spa
GPX file Washingborough to Woodhall Spa

This is my “quick backpacking trip” from my house, without having to use my car.


Viking Way – GPS Track – the complete route

GPS track plotted on a 50k OS map using Memory Map on my laptop.

Zip file Viking Way
GPX file Viking Way


Speyside Way – Overnight August 2011

See the blog here – I used the free campsite at Cragganmore.

Zip file Overnight Speyside Way
GPX file Overnight Speyside Way


Speyside Way – the complete route

Plotted from a 1:25k OS map using Memory Map on my laptop.

Zip file Speyside Way
GPX file Speyside Way


Southern Upland Way

Plotted on a 50k OS map using Memory Map – see the route notes here.

Zip file Southern Upland Way
GPX file Southern Upland Way


Pennine Way GPS Track – from Edale to Kirk Yetholm

GPS track plotted on 50k OS maps using Memory Map on my laptop.

Zip file Pennine Way
GPX file Pennine Way


Great Glen Way

Plotted on 25k OS maps using Memory Map on my laptop.

Zip file Great Glen Way
GPX file Great Glen Way


Bob Heil MP3 Files

Bob Heil a radio amateur (K9EID) and founder of Heil Sound visited the National Hamfest 2011 and as part of the pre-publicity for the show, Chris from the Lincoln Short Wave Club interviewed Bob. Below are the mp3 files of the interview.

Bob Heil interview part 1

Bob Heil interview part 2

Following that event, in December Octagon Technology set up a Skype link in the local village hall and Bob gave a presentation about sound from his lab and radio shack in Illinois. I recorded this Skype call and the unedited mp3 file is available below to download.

Bob Heil Presentation December 2011


Style.css file

I have written a post describing how I changed the colour scheme for my WordPress Twenty Twelve theme – see here.

You can download, below, the style sheet used on the Octagon Technology WordPress site, which is very similar to the one in the article, except the main heading font is larger.

Style.zip


Copyright Information

Creative Commons Licence
All original work by Clive Catton on Clive’s Blog, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

For copyright information for Bob Heil, please contact him via Heil Sound.


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