So its 2020, Covid 19 Lockdown has lifted and I managed to travel down to Devon to see my family for the first time in months. I wanted to catch up with friends as well and what better way to do that, than with a small hike and camp. This was only a short walk
It had been a long time coming and finally dates aligned lockdown had lifted allowing outdoor meetings and activity. I have been talking to Peter Dixon for quite some time, he's is very experienced and knows the Lakes exceptionally well. We had tried to meet up a few times in the past but never managed.
Not a wild camp but a thoroughly enjoyable day. Headed out with a mate to the Pentland Hills for a day hike. The scenery is stunning and the views are pretty amazing for the height. The was hardly any littler about, quite a few people but everyone being sensible as well as polite.I would recommend
A birthday camp on Fur Tor with a visit from Mr Fox.
Well after all the prep and training, Jay and I set off from Devon in the early hours of Monday 6th May arriving at my house in Scotland at approx 1000 on the 7th. Exodus packed for the challange, Prophet with my spares and things I have not yet decided on. We had stopped on
Wildcamping on Dartmoor in the Snow, January 2019.
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
TGOC 2019..So.... I got a place, Massive 🙂 For anyone asking what TGOC stands for.. The Great Outdoors Challenge, 2019 being the 40th anniversary. The challenge is to walk across Scotland, coast to coast in 14 days or under. More Details can be found HERE - The Great Outdoors Challenge A good friend Jason and
One year a ago I was introduced to Trek Lite, a forum aimed at hikers, ultra lighters and those striving to shed some weight from their packs. Its a great forum and one filled with knowledge, experience and people with similar interests, I have personally found it a great place to learn new things, meet
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.