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Walking Snowdon from Pen-Y-Pass | Routes and tips

 Snowdon is the highest peak in all of Wales and England, standing at 3560ft (1085m). It’s generally considered a must do if you’re visiting Snowdonia in North Wales – it’s such an iconic mountain. I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve walked up Snowdon now – it remains one…

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 been caught too many times with not enough of this or not enough of that. So, don’t listen to those that scoff you’re taking the kitchen sink with…

Review: Lifeventure Ellipse Travel Mug*

I’ve never understood those people who never have hot drinks. Really, I just don’t get it. There’s something so comforting and warming about having a hot drink to tuck into and to freshen you up first thing in the morning. My morning routine usually starts with a cup of lemon…

Klean Kanteen insulated flask: long term review

Hand on heart, I go hardly anywhere without my flask and haven’t done since I first acquired it back in summer 2015. Usually full to the brim with coffee it comes with me to work, on day trips and out on the hill because it turns out that I can’t…

One month after going plastic free

It has been just over one month since we have consciously decided not to buy anything with plastic on and it’s been a huge challenge but equally as rewarding so far. We already had a lot of plastic in our house (I have a tendency to stock up on things)…