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It all started with polar blanky

My introduction to fast and light wild camping was courtesy of two friends who invited me along one sunny January afternoon. There’s a clue there if you look: January. 621 more words

Backpacking

Packing for travel

As a prolific list maker, preparing for travel is no exception.  Organising my packing, particularly when flying is a part of the planning process which I cannot deny I enjoy. 869 more words

Peru 2015 - I'm going to share. But in a hopefully useful way.

I returned from Peru in late March, with a diary brimming with detailed daily entries, thousands of photographs and of course, a whole host of amazing memories to last me an eternity. 382 more words

Travel

Gear 

Ok so after my first bikepacking trip, I thought I’d do a quick round up of the kit I used, what crossed over well from general camping and hiking – what worked & what didn’t! 972 more words

Grandmother's Clothesline

Materials:

  • clothespins
  • newspaper
  • a clothesline for each patrol (string strung between two chairs or trees)
  • marker or pen for each patrol

Directions:

This game can be used to discuss what to wear on an outing or to develop kit lists for camp.   121 more words

Games

Final Kit List

Most kit lists I see are either made at the beginning of the trip or seem to be what someone would carry ideally.  This list is what was in my bags when I got home as I forgot to make a list before I left.   1,411 more words

Cycle Touring

From 30lb to 13lb, or how I cut my pack weight

Welcome to my first post. I originally planned to write on all things ‘outdoors’, including my cycling – sport, leisure and adventure – fell walks, backpacking and wild camping trips, in the form of a diary. 406 more words

Backpacking