As I am sure many people have, I have felt the strain mentally over the last twelve or so months. Not only due to covid but, being made redundant, starting a business and then a new job. Keeping a diary was one way to help myself offload stress and anxiety and I found the best
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
In early April 2020, with the Covid pandemic only just taking hold of the UK and areas around the world, my colleagues and I received news that the Air Ambulance we worked for was entering a redundancy consultation for all staff.I had worked at Capital for coming up to five years, others for over twenty
Tarptent Notch First Impressions. A first look and impressions of my new Tarptent Notch 2018 edition
Cumulus X-Lite 300 review, an exceptional bag for the weight and money.
Allot of hikers strive to find the best ultralight Cookset for them which often results in us having many different setups, pots, stoves and various combinations. I personally prefer alcohol and Esbit/hexi fuelled setup over gas which is obviously a faster fuel but it often works out heavier and bulkier. My main go-to Cookset for
A review / overview of the Mountain Laurel Designs, MLD Trailstar after 50+ nights
In my last post, I mentioned that I had ordered a new pack from Mountain Laurel Designs, the Exodus in DCF. This is not a review, it's a first look. Already owning a Prophet from MLD, some people may question my logic here. As I am sure with many people, my gear is ever evolving
Some of the gear I plan to take on this years TGO Challenge.
Wildcamping on Dartmoor in the Snow, January 2019.