Meeting: Mike Cook – “Walking With Technology”

May 2004

Regular visitor Mike Cook returned to talk about walking – with a GPS. Mike is fond of technology, and with the aid of a number of maps and photographs he told us how he had managed to combine this with his interest in walking when he had visited the Grand Canyon. He also told us about walks nearer to home, and showed us software (on Windows, sadly) which he uses to analyse the walks that he and his wife take in the Lake District. Delivered with Mike’s usual humour, the presentation brought to life what can be done using a GPS handset and modern mapping software.