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Pazapas
2018-02-25 23:17:58
"Maze computing" from Pazapas Contract pics
Picture: Maze computing (Contract pics)

Layer for MountainViews website
Hi Simon,
Producing slippy map tiles needs a few preparation. I created a virtual Linux machine to test the process and now I have to read the online documentation to understand the capabilities of mapnik, nik4, tilemill, postgis... Some questions are raised, I need to play first with data to estimate the work.
simon3
2018-02-25 08:15:08
Re Emerald island GPS Map 2.0.9
Pazapas - David -
This looks great - well done. Would you be in a position to produce a layer for MountainViews website? That would be a complete pyramid of images rendered from Open Street Map and our data. Using Tilemill or similar.
We would be very interested in that.
Pazapas
2018-02-22 18:44:47
"Light & shadow" from Pazapas Contract pics
Picture: Light & shadow (Contract pics)
Emerald island GPS Map 2.0.9
Emerald Island GPS Map has been updated. This new version includes a new feature : shaded mountain relief !
There is also few other little rendering changes. The link is still the same :
http://emerald-island.eu/wikka/GpsMap
Files work on Oregon 650 and BaseCamp on MacOS. Windows installer works again for Basecamp & Mapsource.
David-Guenot
2018-02-22 10:37:43
New video: A winter walk in the Sheeffry Hill
Part one of a fantastic walk I had in the Sheeffrys about 3 weeks ago. It was a bright, sunny day and I took plenty of time to film and take photos. Thanks to my friend Wilderness giving me a lift, I started from the road pass E of Tawnyard and followed the ridgeline over to Barrclashcame before cautiously making my way down the steep S slopes to Doo Lough where I was parked. See track here: https://mountainviews.ie/track/report/3731/

https://youtu.be/JcDwfEtHx78
Aidy
2018-02-16 17:20:42
"The old miners
Picture: The old miners' school in a wintry Gleniff Horseshoe (Contract pics)

Gleniff Horseshoe
Headed out last Sunday to climb Tievebaun, but the lightning put me off. Got some great views in the Gleniff Horseshoe as a consolation.
mcrtchly
2018-02-15 18:47:42
"Vestrahorn Iceland" from mcrtchly Contract pics
Picture: Vestrahorn Iceland (Contract pics)

How's this for a mountainview?
The majesty of the otherworldly night sky over the iconic Vestrahorn massif in SE Iceland. The moon had just risen and illuminated the snow-crested mountains, whilst the Milky Way arched overhead and the faint green glow of the aurora tinged the sky a luminous green.
pdtempan
2018-02-13 22:14:11
Slieve Meelmore / Meelbeg
Guess away all you like, Cra. If you took the trouble to read the notes accompanying the hill lists with place-name information, you'd see that I'm mostly collating interpretations from pre-existing reliable sources rather than proposing my own interpretations, or "punting", as you so kindly put it. I took the trouble to gather this info, including historical spellings, pronunciations, historical and geographical context etc. before making any suggestions of my own on names that were either unexplained or not satisfactorily explained. In the case of Slieve Meelmore / Meelbeg, it is Place-Names of Northern Ireland vol. 3, by from the Northern Ireland Place-Name Project at Queen's you are disagreeing with, not me personally. You seem to be supremely confident in your own interpretations without making any reference to sources.
rogers
2018-02-11 15:39:02
Lost garmin gps
Lost Garmin gps on Djouce today 11th Feb 2018.
simon3
2018-02-08 09:11:50
"MountainViews ANNUAL, published in 2018" from simon3 Contract pics
Picture: MountainViews ANNUAL, published in 2018 (Contract pics)
Printed copies of the ANNUAL
We have received inquiries as to how printed copies of the ANNUAL can be obtained.
We are organising publication through Blurb.
a. we should have an address from where you can purchase copies within a few days. Watch this space.
b. The cost and therefore the risk of printing copies of the magazine is considerable nevertheless the committee has decided to purchase a number and make them available at the Annual Gathering, Fri Feb 23rd. First come first served.

Price isn't set yet but will be getting on for Euro 20. High you say? Well, it's 58 pages of hillwalking and walking interest without ads. Any profit, and there won't be much, will go to MountainViews.
BleckCra
2018-02-07 22:44:14
"" from BleckCra Contract pics
Picture: (Contract pics)

Another Wee Hill by Name
Incidentally Paul my fave to date of phonetically transcribed hill names (as they all are) is in the Galloway hills. My own hills of hame. Curlywee. A lovely little mini Munro style hill.
Curlywee. I imagine it may have been conflated with other stuff but I would take an educated commonsense guess at -
Coire Laoigh becoming Corrie Lui becoming Curlywee.


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Re Emerald island GPS Map 2.0.9
simon3 15 hours ago.
Pazapas - David -This looks great - well done. Would you be in a position to produce a layer for MountainViews website? That would be a complete pyramid of images rendered from Open Street Map and...

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Emerald island GPS Map 2.0.9
Pazapas 3 days ago.
Emerald Island GPS Map has been updated. This new version includes a new feature : shaded mountain relief !There is also few other little rendering changes. The link is still the same :http://emer...

  
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New video: A winter walk in the Sheeffry Hill
David-Guenot 3 days ago.
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David-Guenot 3 days ago.
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