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Winter Mountain Boots – what to look for

On a growing number of our trips, we want to introduce you to the mountains in winter. If we’re aiming to head up high when there’s snow and ice on the ground, you’ll need winter boots, an ice axe and […]

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What are the five peaks?

Within the UK and Ireland, there are 5 peaks that are iconic, simply because they are the highest in their respective region, or country. To […]

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What to eat during a mountain walking challenge…

What you put in your body during a mountain challenge such as the National Three Peaks is just as important as the clothes you’re wearing and the training you’ve done beforehand. Eating well can make all the difference between success […]

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Why Wear Boots on a Walk

They come in all shapes and sizes, with various claims as to how waterproof they are and their different features. Sometimes the choice can be […]

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A (quick) dummies guide to rucksacks

You want something able to carry all your kit, and be comfortable. There’s a wide range out there, so before you hit the shops we wanted to highlight the important features you should be aware of when making a choice. […]

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How to choose a head torch

If you’re going camping it’s obviously vital for your night out, but a head torch should also be taken on day walks. It’s not uncommon […]

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How to Wear Gaiters…

It doesn’t matter how waterproof your boots are, there’s a massive hole where you put your feet into them, and where rain and puddle water […]

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