The Peddars Way walk 60 miles in 22 hours challenge Knettishall Heath in Suffolk along the Peddars Way to the North Norfolk coast at Holme-Next-The-Sea, and then along the Norfolk coast path to raise money for the John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation (JTYAF).
12 Wild Camping Trips in 12 Months
I’m planning 12 wild camping trips in the next 12 months. I’m trying to get myself fit for the Cape Wrath Trail.
Striding Edge Narrow Boat
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.
How to plan a successful long-distance walk (thru-hike)
These are my thoughts on how to plan a successful long-distance walk (or thru-hike). All learned from 40 years of hiking, including walking the length […]
9 inspiring books about the outdoors
A list of 9 inspiring books about the outdoors that I have enjoyed reading. If we can’t be in the hills, then at least we can read about the adventures of others!
2 winter days on the Gower peninsula wild camping
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 […]
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.
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 […]
My 11 Wild Camping Rules
These are my 11 wild camping rules. I have spent hundreds of nights camping wild and I’ve never had a problem.
Surprise Gore-Tex refund after criticism of their boot linings on my blog
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.