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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


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



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


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


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


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