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
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
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
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
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