On my most recent hike, with Rich (@FlintyRich), I decided to record a series of mini-podcasts talking about how I actually use Social Hiking when out on a hike.
The podcasts cover a range of topics: starting a walk and switching on location source (and what Social Hiking does when you start sharing location), setting a map title using Twitter, adding media to your map, automatic peak bagging, tweeting with context to your hike, changing a map icon using Twitter and uploading gpx files and photos when you get home.
The main point I wanted to get across is that I did not need to visit the Social Hiking website at all throughout the day, I just used the apps and social media sites I would usually use to share thoughts, photos and audio on the walk, and Social Hiking has then compiled it all to create a live updating, media rich, map to help me share my adventure. Simples.
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Over the last couple of weeks I have done interviews about Social Hiking – shareyouradventure.com for The Outdoors Station and BBC Radio Northampton.
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Earlier in the week I was invited up to Nottingham by Phil Campbell to do an interview about Social Hiking – Share Your Adventure. I was joined by Chris (@pilgrimchris) who is a big user and advocate of Social Hiking and intends to use the site to share a pilgrimage on the famous Camino de Santiago de Compostela.
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At the start of January, I wrote a guest post on Martin Rye’s blog (Summit and Valley, well worth subscribing too) about Social Hiking – what it is, a bit of history and a summary of some of the main functions. Here is the full post in full:
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