I’m sure you’re wondering how these Scarpa Kailash Boots came into my life. Actually, I should say how they saved my life. It all began in a pair of borrowed boots (thanks sis) on the Scafell Pike descent. Suddenly, my legs started to moan and toes started to twinge. It’s a good old hike for […]
Here you’ll find all you need to get yourself walking up mountains including routes to follow, tips on navigation and kit reviews.
Wanting to discover some more one-day hikes near me, and most certainly inspired by the oh so fabulous Bill Bryson, I jumped on a train to Seaford to have a go at The Seven Sisters hike. The Seven Sisters are a group of (7!) chalk cliffs on the Sussex Heritage Coast. Each hill peak has […]
Which foods you take camping will largely depend on where you’re going and what cooking facilities will be available. You could be hiking across a mountain range changing sleeping spots every night in which case you’ll most likely be hovering over a light single cylinder stove to prepare your meals. On the other hand, you […]
Know for being the highest mountain in England, Scafell Pike stands at 978 metres tall and is part of the National Three Peaks Challenge where hikers summit the highest mountain in England, Wales and Scotland in 24 hours. An impressive feat. National Trust looks after the peak and there are planned routes to get you […]
I don’t really have a sweet tooth. Give me a bag of crisps and yup, they’ll be gone in a flash but give me a chocolate cake and it’s gotta be the right day, right time, right kinda chocolate… you get the drift. When we visited the lake district last weekend I’d been researching camping recipes, […]
Cooking at your campsite is a truly delightful activity that gives you the benefit of not having to walk several miles to the nearest pub or restaurant whilst also allowing you to spend as much time as possible enjoying the great outdoors. Winning. One of my first amateur camping trips was a tad disastrous on […]