In this digital age there is a heavy reliance on gadgets and devices. It seems there is no end to their talents, and users turn to them for many tasks that were once completed manually. In most...
January 16 2019 | Garth

 

Choosing a jacket for the outdoor enthusiast involves much more than whether the colour or fit is appealing. For walkers, the main considerations should be warmth and waterproofing...
December 10 2018 | Garth
Rucksacks come in all shapes and sizes, not unlike the people who carry them. Matching the most suitable rucksack to backpacker is not dissimilar to finding the perfect relationship – it...
April 23 2018 | Garth
Finding the best-fitting walking boots is not as straight forward as many walkers would like to think. In the absence of a Fairy Godmother who conveniently supplies you with perfectly fitting shoes...
April 10 2018 | Garth
It’s that time of year again. The time when intrepid explorers look forward to an amazing challenge, and the not so intrepid do the obligatory eye roll and mutter something under their breath...
September 12 2017 | Garth
Walking, hiking and climbing do not have to be confined to the cooler times of the year. If appropriate clothing is worn, there is nothing to stop you enjoying your favourite activities in the...
June 26 2017 | Garth
When is waterproof not waterproof? The answer to this should, of course, be “never”, but in terms of manufacturer claims that is sadly not the case. When choosing your waterproof items,...
June 14 2017 | Garth

What is the Duke of Edinburgh Award?

The Duke of Edinburgh Award, more affectionately or commonly known as DofE, is an opportunity for 14 – 24 year olds to embark...
March 15 2017 | Garth

Whether you are a regular or occasional walker the footwear you choose for hikes, rambles, flat walks or even walking the dog is extremely important, and whether to choose
December 7 2016 | Garth Hussey
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