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by sdireland
Tue Jan 22, 2008 2:22 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Rivers Map
Replies: 35
Views: 3741

I met a web developer who worked for the Environment Agency at a web conference last year. He invited discussion over creating a useful website for different river users that could include river levels. Creating a site, or even an API just for kayakers is like the EA suggesting its ok to paddle all ...
by sdireland
Tue Jan 22, 2008 1:55 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Rivers Map
Replies: 35
Views: 3741

River levels from the Environment Agency? ... All the data and technology exists right now to make this possible There's ten, no, make that twenty, GB pounds for the first person who can provide me with an online link to live information from the EA for the level of rivers around England and Wales ...
by sdireland
Tue Jan 22, 2008 11:41 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Rivers Map
Replies: 35
Views: 3741

Maps are only the part of the scope of such a project. Overlay: Flickr.com photos of drops, hazards, features (at different water levels) Videos from Youtube River levels from the Environment Agency? What might also be useful is to be able to access some of this information on the move through mobil...
by sdireland
Sun Jan 21, 2007 10:04 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Boofs, Drop and Cwm Llan fun??
Replies: 6
Views: 1359

Was a good day indeed! Although a long one. We had two runs on Aber Glaslyn gorge before dusk. It wasn't much fun getting home in the snow. I hope all groups out today got back without too much trouble.
by sdireland
Sun Nov 06, 2005 11:40 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: i've lost my brand new paddles :-(
Replies: 17
Views: 3567

Not the only set of paddles to be lost on the Ogwen today. If anyone finds a set of black Werner Players, I'd be very grateful for their return. I came unstuck on one of the larger weirs downstream of the Half way bridge (A5).

Up until that point a fantasticly entertaining run!

Steve
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by sdireland
Fri Mar 04, 2005 8:16 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Digital camera for paddling
Replies: 39
Views: 10999

Olympus C8080WZ

I bought an Olympus C8080WZ last May before heading out to the Pyrenees. It's steadily come down in price since then. Retail price last May was about £800. You can find it on Amazon, 7dayshop etc for around the £400 price mark. I think its a great camera for paddling for many reasons. Firstly, it fi...
by sdireland
Mon Feb 14, 2005 3:48 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Photo competition - fabulous glittering prizes, sort of
Replies: 146
Views: 53439

Alan Pashley, Afon Lledr, N.Wales

Taken on 9th January 2005.....

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