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.
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.
MLD Cricket Review - I've had my Cricket for a while now and used it in various weather conditions. Ive put together a small review for anyone interested in the Cricket
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.
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