I’m planning 12 wild camping trips in the next 12 months. I’m trying to get myself fit for the Cape Wrath Trail.
This is a review of my first 6 months narrow boating and why it’s a similar experience to hiking and wild-camping. And why it gives me the same sense of freedom and adventure.
These are my thoughts on how to plan a successful long-distance walk (or thru-hike). Most have been learned from my experience of walking the length […]
The wild weather over the past few weeks has meant I haven’t been able to get out and enjoy the hills as much as I’d […]
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 […]
I have been using Ordnance Survey’s Memory Map GPS Navigation Software for hiking for over 10 years now. Initially the mapping was loaded on my […]
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 […]
These are my 11 wild camping rules. I have spent hundreds of nights camping wild and I’ve never had a problem.
A surprise refund from Gore-tex after criticism on my blog, of the waterproof membrane in my Inov-8 Roclite G 345 boots failing after only 300 miles.
It’s May, and I’ve been home for 3 weeks. I thought I would look back on the walk now that I have had time to stop and think about the whole experience. Reflections on my My Land’s End to John O’Groats and 3-Peaks walk final thoughts.