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Next Stop - Helvellyn!

Trail logoOne of the UK's most well known and iconic outdoors' magazines had a keen interest in Tubular Fells this month when it was featured on a two page spread (May 2011 pp26-27).  Peter was thrilled that the magazine he's been buying for years, featured his creation after Phoebe Smith, Features Editor of the magazine, contacted him towards the end of March. 

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Lakeland Walker Supports Transport for Lakeland!

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With the launch of Tubular Fells this spring, Mark Sutcliffe, Editor of Lakeland Walker Magazine, was very keen to give the map some publicity saying he'd  be happy to include a news' story on the map, together with a reader competition.  To hear more about Tubular Fells involvement with Lakeland's oldest walking magazine, then please read on...

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Fix the Fells at The Outdoors Show

At the Outdoors Show at  ExCeL, Peter was fortunate enough to meet up with Neil Winder and some of the Fix the Fells team who had stoically travelled south to present their cause to a whole new audience in the south-east of England.  Although far from their Lakeland homes, Peter brought along Tubular Fells in order to discuss the possibility of using the map to raise money for this excellent project.

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Iconic Store Stocks Tubular Fells

It is with great pride that Tubular Fells is to be stocked in the world famous map store, Stanfords in Longacre, Covent Garden, London.  As a customer of the store for years, both as an avid geographer with a keen interest in maps as well as a traveller seeking maps for trips abroad and in the UK, Peter Burgess was thrilled when the flagship store said they would stock the map.

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A great idea, what an original way to present the fells. 
Bill Birkett, Climber, photographer and author

>£10,000 - THANKS!

Since April 2011 'Tubular Fells' has now raised just over £10000! >£10000 raised for Fix the FellsThis is an astounding figure and thanks to everyone who has shown their support by buying the map.  This figure is enough to produce over 100 metres of stone pitched path.  Many thanks to everyone who's purchased the map so far from as far afield as Leeds, London, Canada, Massachusetts, New Zealand and Hawaii!
  • £10-one metre of revegetation alongside a path
  • £25-one tonne of stone moved to site
  • £50-one 25kg bag of special upland grass seed
  • £100-one metre of stone pitched path
  • £250-one stone lined path cross drain
  • £600-one hour of helicopter flying time to move stone