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Wild Camping in Snowdonia during a storm!

Wild Camping in Snowdonia during a storm!

Wild Camping in Snowdonia Wind, rain and a microadventure in Snowdonia Rhian and I head off one evening for a wild camp on the side of Moel Siabod in northern Snowdonia

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Moments – A82 Journey

Moments – A82 Journey

Journeying on the A82 A roadtrip with mountains on the A82 through the West Hgihlands This (very) short film is pulled together from clips that didn’t make it into a film for a charity client on a trip to climb Ben Nevis. They just didn’t fit into

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VIDEO: How to rig a tarp

VIDEO: How to rig a tarp

VIDEO: How to set up a tarp in the woods Simple rigging for a DD Hammocks tarp In a two part video I share how I set up my DD Hammocks 3m x 3m tarpaulin for wild camping and general camp use. It’s a quick, simple and

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No.4 – Porth Llechog to Beaumaris

No.4  – Porth Llechog to Beaumaris

Microadventure No.4 Porth Llechog to Beaumaris It’s difficult to determine what constitutes a ‘microadventure’, particularly when your job involves wild camping, exploring mountains and rivers and enjoying trips into wet, muddy and remote places a few times a month at least. For me it is something out

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VIDEO: Private guiding in Lake District

VIDEO: Private guiding in Lake District

VIDEO: Private guided trips in Lake District Back in August we helped a mother and daughter with the Lake District leg of a mountain challenge they had set for themselves – read more about their story HERE. If you have a UK outdoor challenge in mind then

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No.3 – Mosedale Bothy

No.3 – Mosedale Bothy

Microadventure No.3 A trip to Mosedale Bothy I am finding this microadventure thing tricky to write up. We have so much fun here with our courses and trips that it can be difficult to separate the ‘work’ from the ‘adventure’. The end of October normally marks the

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No.2 – A sunrise ascent of the Afon Conwy

No.2  – A sunrise ascent of the Afon Conwy

Microadventure No.2 – A sunrise Ascent of the Afon Conwy I hate early starts. My body, mind and spirit are suited to late nights and no sleep – being wrenched from my bed, sleeping bag or tent to go and do something in the wee small hours

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No. 1 – Nocturnal excursion on Glyder Fach

No. 1 – Nocturnal excursion on Glyder Fach

For the hundreth time tonight, my crotch has hit the snow. This isn’t some bizarre adult activity, but the result of an unusually large amount of snow on the mountains of North Wales and several days of freeze-thaw, creating a thick layer of frozen snow on top

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What is a microadventure?

What is a microadventure?

A microadventure is… something I’ve been doing for a few years without realising it had a proper term. I saw it recently on the blog/website operated by the adventurer and writer Alastair Humphreys, and it seemed like the perfect description of a mindset that I (hope) that

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Top Ten Tips For packing for a wild camping trip

Top Ten Tips For packing for a wild camping trip

Top Ten Tips for packing for a wild camping trip… After a recent guided wild camping trip I realised that last year I had intended to write a blog post about the general outline you need to consider when packing for an overnight stay in the mountains.

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