January so far has been pretty damp and grey, so when we spotted a break in the weather we couldn’t resist. Sunny, blue skies and […]
3 days wild camping and gear testing in Cumbria
Keswick to Scale Force circuit In the 3 days leading up to New Year 2020, I went wild camping and gear testing with my 17 […]
Ulefone Armor smartphone review
This is a review of the Ulefone Armor rugged smart phone for hiking and wild camping in the UK.
Best tents for wild and stealth camping
This is a review of 5 tents that I’ve used for stealth wild camping. Most have been on long distance hiking trips and I’ve slept in for many nights consecutively.
Mapping and GPS I use when hiking
For years I had trouble with my phone getting damp on long distance camping trips. The Defender Pro solved this and did brilliantly on the Cape Wrath Trail, TGO Challenge and LEJOG. However, I managed to crack the screen and break the battery fixing. It was no longer waterproof, making it useless for hiking.