What I pack for a day hike

What I pack for a day hike

I’ve been told that I carry too much stuff when I go out onto the hill. Here’s the thing though – I’ve …
Stay in Keswick and climbing Catbells | Video

Stay in Keswick and climbing Catbells | Video

It was dark and the car tyres slowly crunched over the A66 on the Friday night. Having set out after work finished at 5 o’…
Helvellyn voted Britain’s favourite walk?

Helvellyn voted Britain’s favourite walk?

On the 30th January ITV ran a programme on the UKs favourite walk and, as I’m sure you’re aware, Helvellyn came in …
Video: Exploring Castleton with the YHA

Video: Exploring Castleton with the YHA

Peak District… The words rolled thickly off my tongue, full of reluctance. It has been nice the few times I’ve been and all …
Review: Columbia OutDry Ex Eco Insulated Jacket*

Review: Columbia OutDry Ex Eco Insulated Jacket*

This was one that confused me slightly. It’s white for one thing – who wants to wear a white coat in the outdoors? Secondly …