I am reviewing my new Tarptent StratoSpire Li, a 2 person Dyneema tent with fabric inner and Dyneema ground sheet. The tent has been imported into the UK from America. I am interested to see how suitable the tent is for UK conditions.
ULA Catalyst 75L rucksack review
This is a review of my ULA Catalyst rucksack. I’ve been using it for the past 10 years and now purchased a new one. I’ve updated the review with the changes ULA have made to the pack.
Rohan GR Explorer hiking trousers review
This review of Rohan’s GR Explorer hiking trousers includes a comparison to Rohan’s Trailblazer walking trousers, which were previously my favourite for summer walking. As […]
Rohan Expedition shirt review
I am reviewing Rohan’s long-sleeved Expedition shirt after wearing it every day during my week-long wild camping jaunt to and around the Isle of Wight. […]
LEJOG gear list
This is my Gear List for my 1200 mile LEJOG and 3-peaks walk, done during February, March, April.
West Highland Way: A 19 year old beginner’s perspective
In the build up to walking the West Highland Way I found blogs and walk reports to be of great use to me, so I […]
Boots or shoes: which are best for hill walking and backpacking?
In this post, I’m going to be looking at the best footwear for hill walking and back packing in the UK: boots or shoes? Footwear […]
Pennine Way north to south with children
I have walked the Pennine Way three times. The first time was over 30yrs ago. The second time was with my children and the third time was in 2020, as part of my Dover to Cape Wrath walk.
Wye Valley Walk
Wye Valley Walk in March 2019. It’s a 136 mile (218km) walk from Chepstow to Plynlimon. Following the entire length the river Wye, through woodland, meadows, rugged and remote uplands.
Cumbria Way alternative over Scafell Pike
This alternative route starts and finishes in the same places as the Cumbria Way: Ulverston to Carlisle. However, it climbs Scafell Pike, Green Gable, Grey […]