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Embracing Darker Evenings

With the ever darker nights and dropping temperatures it’s easy to pull the curtains closed, snuggle under a blanket and close the door to the outdoor lifestyle for a few months. After a busy, adventurous summer season, the darker evenings try to put a hold on so many of our favourite post work adventures. If you don’t want to accept it just yet, we’ve got you covered with our top tips for making the most of the darker winter months Light it up Take to your favourite crag  ...

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The Deuter Guide: the Outdoor Professionals choice

First up, I must make it clear that Deuter have in now way sponsored this post. We have bought all 3 of our Deuter guides and love them so much that we need you to know how brilliant they are! (However, if you’d like to sponsor our (Hev’s) backpack addiction mr/mrs Deuter, we will happily comply!) Our first Deuter guide, the men’s 35+ litre sack is coming on for 10 years old. It’s been used for everything from ice climbing to multi pitch o alpine mountaineering and  ...

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WIN 2 Tickets to The Big Retreat Wales worth £298!

Set in the Heart of the stunning Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, with Spectacular views across the beautiful Cleddau Estuary, this fantastic festival is perfect for all ages. Four days dedicated to wellbeing, reconnecting you with nature and relaxing with great music and entertainment. From live music to cookery workshops, yoga, dance and fitness classes to bushcraft, gin and cakes there really is something for everyone! Take the time to learn a new skill, enjoy your own micro-adventure,  ...

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7 Things That Change When You Get Hooked on Adventure Sports

Those that have found Adventure and incorporate it into their lives cannot deny it has changed them and the way they live their life. Your house gets messier More time spent outside = less time to clean. It’s simple math. Whatever your chosen outdoor activity, when the conditions are good everything else comes second. When the snow is good, you must ski and climb in it. When the suns out, you must climb. When the rivers are up, you must paddle. And then there’s the mountains,  ...

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Winter in the mountains – Should you be there?

We spent the last week in Snowdonia enjoying some amazing conditions that we were very lucky to have the time to enjoy. We are also incredibly lucky to have the skills and equipment to do it safely. There are so many photos on social media of people enjoying the snow capped peaks in the UK with nothing but trainers and a parker, leading many people into a false sense of security. On the drive back to reality I was looking through Instagram and came across someone on the North Face of  ...

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A day in the life of an Outdoor Instructor

Being an outdoor Instructor is an absolute privilege; we get to take young people into beautiful places and watch them learn and grow. We get to challenge them and give them an experience they will never forget. That’s the best bit anyway, you don’t often hear about the other parts of the day, week and year. Getting kids ready to go out, the kit cleaning and inspecting, the risk assessments and what ever else needs doing in that moment. We can talk about that later, for now lets  ...

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Our 7 Cold Weather Essentials

With the cold weather we’re getting at the moment comes the desire to get out and adventure in the beauty that winter brings. The kit we carry most of the year needs a few extra additions in order to keep us comfy and safe while we make the most of the colder months. Food flask What’s better than a warm meal after a long day on the outdoors? A warm meal while still in the outdoors of course! We love out stanley flask, but we also have the thermos one with its own little fork.  ...

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Ladies, Chill Out

There’s been a lot of ‘Women are so hard done by’ in the outdoors recently. Maybe it’s just the circles I’ve been electronically hanging out in, but it’s getting a little bit old. The thing is, we are equals in some respect, but when it comes to numbers, we’re under represented. That’s not the men’s fault. It’s not the outdoor brands fault that some women actually like to wear pink and purple kit or want ‘pretty  ...

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Fuelling Adventure with Real Food

Finding energy dense food that is light to carry, won’t get smushed in a bag and isn’t engineered In a factory can be difficult. Especially if you’re looking for a healthy balance of nutrients and plenty of energy to fuel your adventure. Over the years we’ve found a few things that we go back to time after time to help keep us moving. Having a SiS gel ready in your bag is always a great back up, but when you’re trying to eat well and give your body the  ...

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New for 2018: Adventures, A Free Online Magazine

Happy 2018 friends! We’ve got so many exciting adventures planned and not planned for 2018; trips abroad, British mountain time, trail runs and personal challenges. For now though, all our our brain power is focused on our newest venture: A Free Online Outdoor Magazine! It’ll have flippable pages, inspiring adventures, lots of advice and maybe a competition or two. It’s going to be a seasonal thing, just 4 issues a year and best of all it can come straight to your inbox!  ...

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