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A wild weekend in Ennerdale – Trip Report

At the western edge of the Lake District lies Ennerdale, a long valley surrounded by some of the classic mountain peaks – Great Gable, Hay Stacks, Pillar – that give it an Alpine feel. More than a decade ago, the […]

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Review: Macpac Pitch 35 litre backpack

Macpac are a well-known brand of outdoor gear, especially backpacks. Their Macpac Pitch is a 35 litre bag aimed at the winter walker and scrambler, but is it also good for the regular hill-walker? We do all of these things, […]

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Wye Valley Trip Report

The River Wye winds its way from Mid-Wales to join the sea in the Severn Estuary near Chepstow. The lower reaches, where the river is […]

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A winter walking weekend on the Gower

Port Eynon hostel stands right on the sea front. It’s an old lifeboat station, and apparently when the tide is very high the water laps at the steps outside the door. We were able to sit in the lounge in […]

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Walking the Snowdonia Way

The hills of North Wales would take a lifetime to explore. You’ve heard of Snowdon, but what about the others? How about the Glyderau, the […]

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Northumberland Trip Report

About as far north in England as you can go, the Northumberland National Park straddles the land between the Scottish border, and what was once […]

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