The walk and camp was purely a social, something very much needed following on from lockdowns and being stuck to a routine of short local walks. May 2021.The initial plan was to meet people in Belstone and walk out from there. Belstone has a good-sized car park but on this occasion, it was packed due
I’m sure I am not the only one that has rather a lot of pegs, all different types, sizes and styles. But which do you prefer and, which do you find perform the best for you personally? I generally carry 6 Easton Golds, 6 Ground Hogs and some smaller pins or nails for inners or additional
A review / overview of the Mountain Laurel Designs, MLD Trailstar after 50+ nights
People in the UK often moan when the Met Office get things wrong... This is not a moan, its more of a laugh as the weather was so unexpected It's gave our gear a great test and us confidence in it. It was a bit of a last minute plan but there was still enough
In March I was sent a link by a friend to a French tent/shelter cottage manufacturer. I was looking for a compact, lightweight simple one man shelter. Tipik make a number of tipi style shelters as well as some flat tarps and the Pioulou, an innovative one person, single skin, semi pyramid shelter. After seeing
A quick one nighter on Dartmoor with my mate Nick. This was kind of a spur of the moment thing, the forecast was good and Nick and I both had a few days off but needed to be home the following afternoon. We set off from Belstone, leaving our cars by the old Water Works.
I had a few days spare so decided to go for a walk and possibly a camp. I packed up all my gear trying to keep everything as light as possible, my pack weight including all bar water came to 8.67KG. I had packed my new Bear Paws Cuben FIber innernet as this was the
Dartmoor wild camp with my friend Chris. MLD Trailstar, 3x3 Tarp, Photography and Film