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Buying Guides, Hiking, Walking

Walking & Trekking Poles Buying Guide

When out walking or hiking, it’s not uncommon to come across plenty of people using walking poles. But why do people use them? Is it just to complete the hiking look? Well, some may buy...

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Hiking, Walking

15 Things Only Walkers & Hikers Will Understand

We hikers and outdoor types are a tight-knit community. Obviously we always want new people to get involved, but there are some things that non-hikers just don’t understand about our love...

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Camping, Hiking, Interview

The Importance of Waterproofing your Equipment – Interview with Grangers

As the old saying goes, there’s no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong clothing. So just because the rain is on its way, don’t think that all the hiking and camping fun...

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Buying Guides, Hiking, Walking

Packing & Organising Your Rucksack: The Essential Guide

If you’re going camping, heading out on a hike or expedition, or are off to a music festival for the weekend, then you’ll need a backpack in which to carry the majority of your gear....

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Hiking, Walking

Orienteering & Map Reading Skills For Beginners

In the days of smartphones, GPS and satellite navigation, many may believe that the good ol’ fashioned map has gone the way of the dinosaurs. But that’s not the case! In our interview...

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Camping, Hiking

Camping & Hiking Disasters – What to do when it all goes wrong

As a wise man once said: Even the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry. Sometimes, no matter how much planning or preparation you do, things go wrong. It’s just the way it is....

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Hiking, Walking

Expert Advice On Looking After The Countryside

We love spending time outdoors. It’s why we do what we do. But we also recognise how privileged we are to do so and that a certain amount of responsibility comes with camping, hiking,...

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Hiking, Walking

Product Review: Sprayway Men’s Halt GORE-TEX Jacket

For a recent trip to the infamous Snowdon, we tested out some of Sprayway’s kit for the Autumn Winter season – the Men’s Halt Jacket, being one of them. The jacket had to endure all...

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