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Reducing our Plastic Use

The amount of disposable plastic in the environment is a worldwide problem. Despite the best efforts of recycling, a lot of plastic still becomes litter, either in the countryside or in the sea. There are lots of things we can […]

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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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Coming wild camping?

Choose the right tent! You’re going to want a proper hill-walkers tent, rather than something you might use at a festival. So it’s got to […]

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3 Ways to increase your map reading ability…

Are you keen to become a good map-reader but don’t seem to be getting anywhere? Maybe you’ve just begun or have been at it for a while? It’s not unusual to get stuck in a rut, where although you know […]

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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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