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DD Superlight Pyramid Tent Review - Ultralight Minimalist Silnylon Tent

Pros Very lightweight Versatile pitching options Fairly low wind profile Good wind protection  Cons Sags when wet No bathtub floor or midge net Requires a hiking pole Cost Available £95 on Introduction  Earlier this year I decided to walk the La Senda Pirenaica(GR11), a 800+km route across the Pyrenees,

A Guide to hiking the Camino de Santiago de Tenerife - Peace & solitude on Spain's forgotten Camino

A complete guide to walking the challenging and obscure Camino de Santiago de Tenerife route along Tenerife's northern coast.

LEJOG Cycle Ride Day 1 - Land's End to Penzance

Day one of our cycle ride along the length of Britain.

Taking the scenic route - A 23 Day cycle tour from Land's End to John'o'Groats

A diary of our meandering cycle journey from one end of Britain to the other.

Alfriston to Eastbourne - Day 8 on the South Downs Way

Day 8 of our hike along the South Downs Way and we finally reach the Severn Sisters Sea Cliffs

Housedean farm to Alfriston - Day 7 on the South Downs Way

Day 7 of the South Downs Way - panoramic views along open hilltops and paragliders galore.

Trueleigh Hill to Housedean Farm - South Downs Way - Day 6

Day 6 of our South Downs Way hike. Here we climb over the hills overlooking Brighton and the county town of Lewes.

Amberley to Trueleigh Hill - South Downs Way - Day 5

Day 5 of our South Downs Way journey and we head for the the Youth Hostel of Trueleigh Hill.

Cocking to Amberley - Day 4 on the South Downs Way

Day 4 on the South Downs Way. A day spent strolling through flowery pasture and down in the the picturesque River Arun valley.

Packrafting The River Tay - From Crianlarich to Aberfeldy

An account of our 5 day pack-rafting adventure along the River Tay in Scotland, starting in Crianlarich and ending in Aberfeldy.

Harting Downs to Cocking - Day 3 on the South Downs Way

Day 3 of our South Downs Way journey and we visit the Devils Jumps and other relics.

Meonstoke to Harting Downs - South Downs Way - Day 2

Day 2 of our South Downs Way hike and we finally start to climb up onto the Downs!

10 cheap ways to drop your hiking carry weight

10 easy ways to lighten your carry weight without lightening your wallet!

Hiking the South Downs Way - 100 miles of history & beautiful landscapes

An introduction to our 8 day journey from Winchester to Eastbourne, following the South Downs Way National Trail.

Winchester to East Meonstoke - South Downs Way - Day 1

Day 1 of our trek along the South Downs Way. We leave historic Winchester and begin our journey up onto The Downs.

Aricxi 20D Ultralight Tent - Ultralight & Affordable 2 person Trekking Pole Tent

A full review of the Aricxi 2 person ultralight & affordable tent - perfect for gram counting hikers on a budget.

Uldale Head, Yorkshire Dales - Wild camping Location

A wild and remote wild camping located near the Tebay junction on the M6

Pennine Way Day 2 - Crowden to Robin Hood's Bed

Day 2 of my Pennine Way journey, 30km from Crowden to Robin Hood's Bed.

Pillar, Lake District - Wild Camping Location

A quieter high fell wild camping location with panoramic views of the western fells and Irish sea.

Wolf Crag, Haweswater Reservoir - Wild Camping Location

A quiet wild camp by the side of the old Coffin Route that runs between Haweswater and Penrith

Whernside, Yorkshire Dales - Wild Camping Location

A solitary camp on limestone paving with great views over to Ingleborough in the Yorkshire Dales

Top Ultralight Mirrorless Cameras for Thru-hiking in 2021

A look at the best lightweight mirrorless cameras for through hikers and gram weenies.

Create your own MRE English Breakfast

Want a great tasting English Breakfast while camping but can't be bothered with the mess. Here's how you can make you own using food grade Mylar bags.

Scuba Diving Liveaboard in the Similan Islands, Thailand

5 Days of awesome Scuba diving in the Andaman sea aboard the MV Andaman dive boat.
Koh Adang Viewpoint with Koh Lipe in the background

Koh Adang Viewpoint Kayak and Hike

A great mini adventure if you are travelling to Koh Lipe, Thailand.

Kayaking the Ping River, Chiang Mai, Thailand

A two day beginner-friendly kayaking adventure down the Ping river near Chang Mai in northern Thailand.

Day 2 – Trekking, Waterfalls and all the bats - Khao Yai Jungle Adventure

Day 2 of my mini jungle adventure in Khao Yai national park. More trekking, waterfalls and a spectacular performance by 5 million bats

Top lightweight sleeping mats comparison table 2021

A table listing popular camping mats and their weight / thermal ratings / prices.

Day 1 – Trekking, Night Safari and all the animals - Khao Yai Jungle Adventure

Day 1 of my jungle adventure in the Khao Yai national park. Trekking in the jungle, seeing lots of mammals and birds followed by a night safari.

Day 4 – Along Loch Ness - Great Glen Canoe Trail

Day 4 of our Great Glen Canoe Trek and we tackled the monster that is Loch Ness! A full day of sailing along.

Day 3 -Loch Oich to Loch Ness via the River Oich - Great Glen Canoe Trail

Day 3 of our pack rafting adventure along the Great Glen Canoe Trail. Loch Oich to Loch Ness, with a white water section along the River Oich

Day 2 – Loch Lochy to Loch Oich - Great Glen Canoe Trail, Scotland.

The second day of our adventure along the epic Caledonian Canal.
Banavie Lochs Portage Neptune's staircase

Day 1 – Banavie to Loch Lochy - Great Glen Canoe Trail

Day one of our awesome journey along the Great Glen Canoe Trail.

Lightweight dehydrated food for hiking

An introduction to the lightweight food that I commonly bring when hiking of kayaking lost distances over multiple days & weeks.

Wild Boar Fell, Yorkshire Dales - Wild Camping Location

A quiet wild camping spot near Kirkby Stephen, on the fringes of the Lake District. The route features a longer hike out combined with a leisurely ascent.

5 essential pieces of wild camping gear

A list of the top 5 essential pieces of gear that I would never go camping without.

Castle Knott, Yorkshire Dales - Wild Camping Location

A great little wild camping location in the Yorshire Dales. Close to the M6 and the market town of Kirkby Lonsdale

Blind Tarn, Coniston - Wild Camping Location

A great year round wild camping location with a scenic walk up from Torver, Near Consiton.

Red Gill Head Moss Tarn, Coniston - Wild Camping Location

A lovely year round wild camping location overlooking Consiton Water and only 90 minutes walking from Coniston Village. Gird References and GPX Files inlcuded.

6 Common Issues When Wild Camping On Summits

In this post I talk about some of the common issues you are likely to face when wild camping on or around the summits of fells.

Great Glen Canoe Trail - Fort William to Inverness

The Great Glen Canoe Trail is one of Britain's most challenging canoe touring journeys. To make things a bit harder we decided to take our packrafts instead of normal open top canoes.

Pennine Way Day 1 – Kinder Scout to Crowden

Day 2 of my Pennine Way journey. From Kinder Scout to Crowden.

Pennine Way Day 0 – Edale to Kinder Scout

Day 0 – Edale to Kinder Scout Note: I’m calling this day zero because I didn’t start hiking until 7pm… At 14:50 the school bell rang, heralding the beginning of the Easter holidays and I herded the class impatiently out of the door. With the last pupil out of the