Summer Backpacking Gear

First thing first this is a minimalist approach, I used this on a 24-hour hike and wild camp, the only gear missing is the tent and food. This isn’t what I would take on a multiple day excursion, this is meant to be light to carry with the few things necessary for a short trip.... Continue Reading →

Day Trips: Holford Combe SW UK

Fifteen minutes west of Bridgewater lies the Quantock Hills, a rolling landscape of moorland with pockets of woodland scattered amongst. The great wood lies in a central part of the Quantocks just outside the small village of Nether Stowey. You can roughly divide the Great wood into two parts, coniferous plantation to the south and... Continue Reading →

Wild Fishing

“Do you think there’s fish in there?” I hear another walker ask. “I bloody hope so” I quietly think to myself, as I wipe away the sweat from my forehead and eyes. Instead I look up and cheerfully reply,“only one way to find out.” As I reshoulder my heavy pack, provisioned for a night of... Continue Reading →

Angels Landing: Zion National Park

Zion National Park in southern Utah really is a special place, you can see and feel that as soon as you drive in. Besides the parks stunning landscape, its also has a number of amazing hikes, from the narrows to observaton point. One stands apart from them all. Angels landing. Not a particularly long trail,... Continue Reading →

The Pap of Glencoe

Sitting at roughly 740 meters elevation above sea level the Pap of Glencoe might be overlooked due to the jagged peaks that surround it, but don’t be mistaken, this pinnacle of rock can provide a challenging hike and stunning views looking down to Glencoe, Fort William, and out across Loch Leven. To approach this hike... Continue Reading →

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