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5 Tips on Doing a Challenge Walk for Charity…

If you’ve signed up for one of the many UK mountain challenge walks, you may want to use the opportunity to raise money for charity. Thousands of people do this every year, so there’s plenty of advice out there to get […]

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Challenge walks on Snowdon

As the highest mountain in Wales, with its many faces, ridges and trails, Snowdon, or in Welsh Yr Wyddfa, is for many the perfect mountain, […]

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Walk Scafell Pike

In the south-west corner of the central Lake District lies a high range of fells that includes six of the ten highest mountains in England, at the […]

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Gear Insights: What’s the point of walking boots anyway?

If your planning to take on a mountain such as Snowdon or Ben Nevis with Large Outdoors this year read on. Its also really important for all of our long distance walks from the Yorkshire Three Peaks to our Hadrian’s Wall Walks. It’s not an uncommon sight […]

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How to waterproof your bag

Whether you’ve been out in light drizzle or a serious downpour you’ll have soon realised that your backpack isn’t waterproof. Though the material is water-resistant […]

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Gear Review – Osprey Talon 44 Backpack

For many years I used a backpack that was far too heavy. I’m not talking about the contents inside, but the weight of the actual bag itself. I told myself that there was no point being picky about the weight […]

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A Guide to Walking Ben Nevis

If every country’s highest point says something about them, then what does Ben Nevis say about the British? It’s huge bulk, sitting on the coast, attracts so […]

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A Snow-shoeing Adventure

The joy of snowshoeing is similar to the experience of the pond-skater, using the surface tension of the water to keep itself afloat. You, used […]

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Gear Advice…..walking poles

If you’ve already been on one of our guided walking weekends, then you’ll know that kit regularly becomes a talking point. Whether it’s certain members of […]

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What is a survival bag?

For all mountain walks and the majority of our upland day walks and charity challenges you will be requirred to carry a compulsory survival bag and whistle. So if your taking part in the Yorkshire Three Peaks, Snowdon, Ben Nevis […]

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