MSR Lightning Trail Snowshoes Review

Hiking through crisp glistening powder, forging your own path through the unbroken blanket of white ahead. A never ending delight when walking in full on winter conditions. For me it’s a happy mix of nerves and sheer delight. The former produced by the knowledge of never exactly knowing what is lying beneath your feat! I was making use of the excellent MSR Lightning Trail Snowshoes. Read our full review.

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Snowdonia in Winter Hiking Snowdon & Wild Camping

There’s this strange feeling I get when carrying luggage through a train station. Something about the noises and sensations that remind me of my past travels and it fills me with wanderlust. It was this, combined with nervous excitement that stirred my heart as I climbed onto the escalator, ascending out of London’s Underground into the early morning light at Euston. What awaited me at the top was not just Sunny and a greasy breakfast but a high speed train north, towards Snowdonia in winter. 

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