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Make some New Year’s walking resolutions

If your plans haven’t worked out so well in the past and you want some New Year’s resolutions you’re likely to keep, then it’s a good start to make them about something you actually intend to do. If you’re a […]

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Calling out mountain rescue

We’re very lucky in the UK that mountain rescue exists. If you have an accident in the mountains, then there’s a dedicated, professional team of […]

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Benefits of group walking

While walking through Britain’s countryside is fantastic in itself, studies have also shown the additional health and wellbeing benefits of taking a walk as part of a group. After reviewing 42 walking studies, the University of East Anglia concluded that […]

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What are the Yorkshire Three Peaks?

At the south-western edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park are three hills that have become famous for walkers all over the country. Ever since a recorded time of 10 hours was set during a walk of all three peaks back in […]

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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: Mountain Equipment Guide Glove

Mountaineering and walking gloves have to strike a delicate balance between keeping your hands warm and dry, and not being too bulky, to avoid being restrictive. The Mountain Equipment Guide Glove claims to be a great year-round mountaineering glove, and […]

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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 […]

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