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
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
Winter is my favourite time of year..
A review / overview of the Mountain Laurel Designs, MLD Trailstar after 50+ nights
Wildcamping on Dartmoor in the Snow, January 2019.
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
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.
https://youtu.be/RIYTZGEWapM After watching the videos from local YouTubers for so long, chatting away to them on social media, I suppose it was inevitable that a meet would be planned. On this wet and windy weekend we had a great laugh. A really enjoyable walk on Dartmoor with an overnight, meeting up with three cracking guys. Please
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