We had snow, rain, 50mph winds and even a rainbow. The weather playing out it’s drama over the bleak tors and ancient woodland of Dartmoor, changing the landscape for both inner and outer as one moves through this very special of areas in Southern England.Read more
A two day hike and camp in Dartmoor.
This very special place always leaves a deep impression within the visitor. Staying a night on top the moors is the perfect way to experience the landscape in its many forms.Read more
Making the effort to leave the routine is always worth it, sometimes its hard. I think our bodies are naturally inclined to stay in the warmth and predictable but to balance this there is this inner drive to leave it all behind. The added bonus of a meteor shower helped too.Read more
Lets get something out the way first. Sleeping in a bivi does require a special type of person. Either you are very hardy and able to cope with claustrophobia or someone who is foolhardy to cope with rolling around in the dark while accidentally trapped inside their bivi because they cannot find the zip in the dark.
The bivi experience is dark, cramped and probably a bit damp so why do I use them?Read more
A short video showing of the features of this special place.Read more
I think anywhere you go its important to calmly sit by a camp fire and look into the flames as they change in subtle ways. From place to place and country to country with different woods from all over the world.Read more
As someone who spends a lot of time reading reviews, comparing specs and inspecting products I usually have pretty high expectations when I finally pull the trigger and make a purchase. It is exceptionally rare that I find something that exceeds my expectations as thoroughly as the Nordisk Telemark 2 LW.Read more
A couple of weeks spent in the Scottish Highlands exploring the North of the country. Including a couple of day hikes to Assynt and a cave where a polar bear skull was found.Read more
Scotland has the land reform act which enables you to legally wild camp, there are some details to this so check out the link for more information.Read more