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Scott Mcalister @scott_mac1

β›° @ordnancesurvey #GetOutside champion

My recent recruitment ad for #herdythursday went well....πŸ‘
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Anyone know which valley I interviewed these sheep in? β›°
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My recent recruitment ad for #herdythursday went well....πŸ‘ . Anyone know which valley I interviewed these sheep in? β›°

This one is from Friday when I'd just finished a security on steep ground workshop in Langdale Valley. It was stifling hot but I decided on a hike up Pike of Blisco to finish the day off. I don't mind saying I was knackered on the way up. I really had to dig deep and roll up my trouser legs (see pic). .
At one point I stopped and was ready to admit defeat and retreat to the shade of the valley (the pub) below, until a 5 year old boy ran past me with a 30L rucksack on his back on his way to wildcamp on the summit! I thought I was hallucinating due to heat exhaustion until I saw his parents appear too! .
We can learn a lot from a child's energy and enthusiasm....he wasn't a bad photographer either πŸ‘Œ πŸ“Έ Toby πŸ˜‰
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This one is from Friday when I'd just finished a security on steep ground workshop in Langdale Valley. It was stifling hot but I decided on a hike up Pike of Blisco to finish the day off. I don't mind saying I was knackered on the way up. I really had to dig deep and roll up my trouser legs (see pic). . At one point I stopped and was ready to admit defeat and retreat to the shade of the valley (the pub) below, until a 5 year old boy ran past me with a 30L rucksack on his back on his way to wildcamp on the summit! I thought I was hallucinating due to heat exhaustion until I saw his parents appear too! . We can learn a lot from a child's energy and enthusiasm....he wasn't a bad photographer either πŸ‘Œ πŸ“Έ Toby πŸ˜‰

As long weekends go that was up there with the best! 4 fantastic days of #vanlife with @rosemarie1989 in the beautiful Lake District. From Coniston to Keswick, beautiful sunrises to fabulous sunsets.
Looking forward to more over the summer months πŸ‘Œ

#GetOutside #ordnancesurvey #osmapping
#adventureawaitsall #ukhikers
#learnleadinspire #thegreatoutdoors
#lakedistrict #lakedistrictnationalpark #lakescollective #igerslakedistrict #igerscumbria #raw_hikes #uk_hiking #thelakelanders #fromlakelandwithlove #loveslakeswalks #capturingbritain #thisismyadventure #visualofbritain #theplacetobe #ukpotd #visitbritain
#ig_united_kingdom #photosofengland 
#wanderlust #canonphotography
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As long weekends go that was up there with the best! 4 fantastic days of #vanlife with @rosemarie1989 in the beautiful Lake District. From Coniston to Keswick, beautiful sunrises to fabulous sunsets. Looking forward to more over the summer months πŸ‘Œ #getoutside #ordnancesurvey #osmapping #adventureawaitsall #ukhikers #learnleadinspire #thegreatoutdoors #lakedistrict #lakedistrictnationalpark #lakescollective #igerslakedistrict #igerscumbria #raw hikes #uk hiking #thelakelanders #fromlakelandwithlove #loveslakeswalks #capturingbritain #thisismyadventure #visualofbritain #theplacetobe #ukpotd #visitbritain #ig united kingdom #photosofengland #wanderlust #canonphotography

Jack's Rake and Easy Gully on Pavey Ark .
Saw a group wildcamping just below here on the shores of Stickle Tarn on Saturday.
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Got me excited for upcoming wildcamps with @ginger_devil09 & @stu.ridley πŸ‘Š
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This one is on the cards for sure πŸ‘Œ
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Jack's Rake and Easy Gully on Pavey Ark . Saw a group wildcamping just below here on the shores of Stickle Tarn on Saturday. . Got me excited for upcoming wildcamps with @ginger devil09 & @stu.ridley πŸ‘Š . This one is on the cards for sure πŸ‘Œ

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"All roads lead somewhere, so if you feel lost, keep on driving" . * just to note that this road ends in Langdale so you'd not drive that much further here!! . . . ☝️ and that's how you kill a good quote . #getoutside #ordnancesurvey #osmapping #adventureawaitsall #ukhikers #learnleadinspire #thegreatoutdoors #lakedistrict #lakedistrictnationalpark #lakescollective #igerslakedistrict #igerscumbria #raw hikes #uk hiking #thelakelanders #fromlakelandwithlove #loveslakeswalks #capturingbritain #thisismyadventure #visualofbritain #theplacetobe #ukpotd #visitbritain #ig united kingdom #photosofengland #wanderlust #canonphotography

Nightshift done! πŸ‘Š

Happy Friday. My weekend has begun. But first bed 😴
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Have a good one guys πŸ‘Œ *weekend I mean, not sleep...you'll have had that already. Maybe you're still there now? .
I'm waffling. I do this when I'm tired. And at other times too.... Gone 😴
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Nightshift done! πŸ‘Š Happy Friday. My weekend has begun. But first bed 😴 . Have a good one guys πŸ‘Œ *weekend I mean, not sleep...you'll have had that already. Maybe you're still there now? . I'm waffling. I do this when I'm tired. And at other times too.... Gone 😴

Since asking if Herdy Thursday was still a thing last week (Thursday), I've been swamped with requests from herdies wanting to be featured. On Saturday I went and met this weeks feature, Gregory, who resides in Grisedale Valley. A quite cautious chap he soon warmed to me when I assured him I wasn't Welsh. I devised a simple communication system to answer questions. One chew on the grass for yes, and two chews for no. 
I asked Gregory if he understood this? He chewed once... Gregory began to ask me questions as I chewed on the grass...No wait, I asked the questions and he chewed on the grass! .
I asked Gregory if it was wise of me to write this caption after a nightshift and being deprived of sleep as it would probably make no sense? He chewed twice and also shook his head. .
I regretted not using this method of nod/shake for the yes/no questions, although he really was enjoying that grass, so....
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I thanked Gregory for his time and we went our separate ways...
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Next Thursday I'll be chewing the grass with Lenny from the Langdales...Unless he can nod too? 
Ok Goodnight 😴
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Since asking if Herdy Thursday was still a thing last week (Thursday), I've been swamped with requests from herdies wanting to be featured. On Saturday I went and met this weeks feature, Gregory, who resides in Grisedale Valley. A quite cautious chap he soon warmed to me when I assured him I wasn't Welsh. I devised a simple communication system to answer questions. One chew on the grass for yes, and two chews for no. I asked Gregory if he understood this? He chewed once... Gregory began to ask me questions as I chewed on the grass...No wait, I asked the questions and he chewed on the grass! . I asked Gregory if it was wise of me to write this caption after a nightshift and being deprived of sleep as it would probably make no sense? He chewed twice and also shook his head. . I regretted not using this method of nod/shake for the yes/no questions, although he really was enjoying that grass, so.... . I thanked Gregory for his time and we went our separate ways... . Next Thursday I'll

Hello again Monday!! It soon comes around doesn't it!! What a weekend it was though. From exploring Ingleton waterfalls on Friday, to a wildcamp with Rocky Roo on Saturday, then an impromptu trip to Loughrigg Fell and Rydal caves on Sunday. Arrived home at 6pm last night and was in work for 10pm!! 😴
So worth it though. Peak District next weekend for more Nav training πŸ‘

#liveforthenow
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Hello again Monday!! It soon comes around doesn't it!! What a weekend it was though. From exploring Ingleton waterfalls on Friday, to a wildcamp with Rocky Roo on Saturday, then an impromptu trip to Loughrigg Fell and Rydal caves on Sunday. Arrived home at 6pm last night and was in work for 10pm!! 😴 So worth it though. Peak District next weekend for more Nav training πŸ‘ #liveforthenow

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"Lost in a world that doesn't exist" . Although this does exist so I'm not quite sure where I was going with that one?! πŸ€” . Anyways, This is Thornton Force on the Ingleton waterfalls walk. . It has a Jurassic feel to it on parts of this route, and at Β£7 a head to get in, I'd have liked to have seen a brontasaurus or two πŸ¦• . Still a nice day out, a great one for kids too with lots of flora and fauna to see....but no dinosaurs πŸ‘

Hey you guys...
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I'm back after a little break whilst I've been studying for my Mountain Leader assessment. Got lots done over the last week! Micro navigation near Haweswater on Saturday and lots of bedtime reading on flora and fauna, nature and the environment 😊
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I was going to take a longer break but then it struck me that quite a few people I follow are also going through this journey that i am on. So why not share experiences and knowledge? .
I will be creating a highlights tab on my stories that will have all of my ML stuff to date in. I will also be doing fun quizzes and polls. Feel free to get involved even if you're not in training. .
I can give you tips if youre just starting out, or you can give me tips on assessment advice. .
Hope to hear from you all soon.... PS...I've missed you all ❀
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Hey you guys... . I'm back after a little break whilst I've been studying for my Mountain Leader assessment. Got lots done over the last week! Micro navigation near Haweswater on Saturday and lots of bedtime reading on flora and fauna, nature and the environment 😊 . I was going to take a longer break but then it struck me that quite a few people I follow are also going through this journey that i am on. So why not share experiences and knowledge? . I will be creating a highlights tab on my stories that will have all of my ML stuff to date in. I will also be doing fun quizzes and polls. Feel free to get involved even if you're not in training. . I can give you tips if youre just starting out, or you can give me tips on assessment advice. . Hope to hear from you all soon.... PS...I've missed you all ❀

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"Go for it now, the future is promised to no one" πŸ‘Œ . . . A shift in my goals means I really need to get my head down and focus on my priorities... . . I know this isn't an airport and I don't need to announce my departure 🀣 but I will be taking a little break to study and develop. . . Keep being awesome on here, and I look forward to catching up again soon ❀ πŸ“Έ @rosemarie1989 #getoutside #ordnancesurvey #osmapping #mountainleader #goals #aspirations #newcareer

I hope that one day, my office view will look a lot like this on a Monday....
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Until then, I'll keep on dreaming 😏

Hope you all enjoy your day, whatever view you have πŸ€™
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#GetOutside #ordnancesurvey #osmapping
#adventureawaitsall #ukhikers
#learnleadinspire #thegreatoutdoors
#lakedistrict #lakedistrictnationalpark #lakescollective #igerslakedistrict #igerscumbria #raw_hikes #uk_hiking #thelakelanders #fromlakelandwithlove #loveslakeswalks #capturingbritain #thisismyadventure #visualofbritain #theplacetobe #ukpotd #visitbritain
#ig_united_kingdom #photosofengland 
#wanderlust #canonphotography
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I hope that one day, my office view will look a lot like this on a Monday.... . Until then, I'll keep on dreaming 😏 Hope you all enjoy your day, whatever view you have πŸ€™ . . . #getoutside #ordnancesurvey #osmapping #adventureawaitsall #ukhikers #learnleadinspire #thegreatoutdoors #lakedistrict #lakedistrictnationalpark #lakescollective #igerslakedistrict #igerscumbria #raw hikes #uk hiking #thelakelanders #fromlakelandwithlove #loveslakeswalks #capturingbritain #thisismyadventure #visualofbritain #theplacetobe #ukpotd #visitbritain #ig united kingdom #photosofengland #wanderlust #canonphotography

Throwback Thursday to heading up for a wildcamp on the Howgill Fells. The weather people said it would rain that night.....and boy were they right 😬
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This was also the camp that I took my son's size 13 waterproof trousers on πŸ™„
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Everyday is a school day as the say! I now check the weather before each hike, and that I'm not taking children's clothes with me 😏
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#GetOutside #ordnancesurvey #osmapping
#adventureawaitsall #ukhikers
#learnleadinspire #thegreatoutdoors
#lakedistrict #lakedistrictnationalpark #lakescollective #igerslakedistrict #igerscumbria #raw_hikes #uk_hiking #thelakelanders #fromlakelandwithlove #loveslakeswalks #capturingbritain #thisismyadventure #visualofbritain #theplacetobe #ukpotd #visitbritain
#ig_united_kingdom #photosofengland 
#wanderlust #canonphotography
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Throwback Thursday to heading up for a wildcamp on the Howgill Fells. The weather people said it would rain that night.....and boy were they right 😬 . This was also the camp that I took my son's size 13 waterproof trousers on πŸ™„ . Everyday is a school day as the say! I now check the weather before each hike, and that I'm not taking children's clothes with me 😏 . . . #getoutside #ordnancesurvey #osmapping #adventureawaitsall #ukhikers #learnleadinspire #thegreatoutdoors #lakedistrict #lakedistrictnationalpark #lakescollective #igerslakedistrict #igerscumbria #raw hikes #uk hiking #thelakelanders #fromlakelandwithlove #loveslakeswalks #capturingbritain #thisismyadventure #visualofbritain #theplacetobe #ukpotd #visitbritain #ig united kingdom #photosofengland #wanderlust #canonphotography

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