July 5, 2019

Having only ever owned one pair of boots since the family fell walking years and with our sights set firmly on higher, more remote peaks, I decided it was time for a serious upgrade.

I purchased my first Alpine style boots for Aneto in the Pyrnees around five years ago....

October 10, 2018

Paul Guest was surprised by an unexpected hill – and even more surprised by a Vauxhall Astra – but relieved to discover his jaw is officially denser than a car. Stunning views of some of the most beautiful places in North England - the Lake District, the Pennines and b...

September 9, 2018

An introduction to packrafting and bikepacking in the Highlands of Scotland - read about Aaron learning the ropes!

August 17, 2018

Discipline: Alpine Mountaineering Area: Expedition Abroad: Swiss & Italian Alps

Type: Mini Expedition

Distance: 1700m ascent & 2900m descent (excluding acclimatisation.)

Duration: 3-4 days depending on weather and acclimatisation

Route: Lion’s ridge and Hornli ridge (Cervi...

July 14, 2018

1. You’ll need to ride pretty far

Around 260km per day to be precise. Once you factor in unavoidable faffing while cycle touring, your average speeds will most likely drop much lower than you might expect. With a little eating, navigating, the odd mechanical and the qui...

July 13, 2018

Discipline: Alpine mountaineering

Area: Expedition Abroad: Gran Paradiso, Alps, Italy

Type: Mini expedition (2 days)

Distance: 10km & 2050m ascent

Duration: 3 hours > Refuge then 10-14 hours > Summit & down 

Route: Normal route via Refugio Vitorrio Emauele II

Time of...

June 21, 2018

Discipline: Fell running / Hill walking

Area: British Adventure: Yorkshire Dales, North West England

Type: One day wonder

Distance: 38 KM & 1600 M ascent

Duration: 6-12 hours 

Time of year: Any time of the year. Route in busy in Summer months

Maps: OL2 or Landranger 98

Logist...

June 18, 2018

Our experiences cycling Northern Ireland coast to coast and back again.

June 10, 2018

Discipline: Hiking / Fell running

Area: British Adventure in Snowdonia, North Wales

Type: One day epic

Distance: 48 km & ca. 3700m ascent

Duration: 9-24 hours (I managed 13 hours at fast hike/slow running speed)

Time of year: Snowdon and Tryfan will be busy in summer months...

March 11, 2018

Discipline: Skiing & Ski touring 
Area: Expedition Abroad: Tian Shan Mountains, Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia 
Type: Expedition / Tour 

Distance: 5-20km skiing / day 
Duration: 4-8 hours / day 
Time of year: Jan-March 

Guidebook/external recommendations: Maps are limited in s...

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