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Well done Ian Wallis for correctly deducing how open access land appears on an OS Explorer map!

Only three questions left and they're really getting tough now! If you think you know the answer to today's question email

All this week we're celebrating Ordnance Survey's National Map Reading Week and you can win a £10 OutdoorLads voucher EVERY DAY!

Congratulations to Stephen Clifford who correctly answered yesterday's question - the answer was 4cm on an OS Explorer (1:25 000) map represents 1km.

The question's are getting tougher now but if you needed a little help you'll find all answers to this week's questions in the resources at

If you think you know the answer email

Check out our new long sleeved top, sweater and jacket - ideal for the colder months. Order now and get free shipping using offer code 'JUST4YOU'. The offer code applies to any item in our shop with no minimum order value and expires at midnight on 25th October.


Continuing our celebration of National Map Reading Week, well done Chris Jukes for correctly answering yesterday's question. Chris identified the mountain summit at grid reference SH 610 544 as Snowdon!

We've had so many entries so far this week we've had to make things a bit harder today. If you think you know the answer email

Find out more about National Map Reading Week at

GREAT NEWS for our valuable Concession Members. We've heard that although you love our reduced Membership fees, you've told us that our hostel and camping weekends can sometimes be out of your reach.

Well thanks to the OutdoorLads Foundation we're now pleased to offer 50% off all of our paid events!

So if you're under 25, in full-time education or receiving an income support style benefit (JSA, Income Support, DLA/PIP) then why not take advantage of Concession Membership? Find out more at