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The mystery of the Cwm Tryfan ice axe

The mystery of the Cwm Tryfan ice axe

The Mystery of the Cwm Tryfan Ice Axe We found something long-forgotten on the slopes of Tryfan… So, New Year’s Day 2018… chasing the last of that patch of snowy weather we decided to welcome in the new year with a gentle scramble to the summit of

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Outdoor Fashion Shoots in Snowdonia

Outdoor Fashion Shoots in Snowdonia
Outdoor Fashion Shoot in Snowdonia Location Scouting and Location Safety in the mountains of North Wales It seems like 2017 was the summer of location work for Original Outdoors. We have been putting our experience of working in the world of outdoor adventure in North Wales toRead more...

Why is foraging still so popular in the U.K?

Why is foraging still so popular in the U.K?
Why is foraging still so popular in the U.K? For a decade our foraging and wild foods courses are filled - but why? My name is Richard Prideaux, and I am a forager. It's not much of a confession really - through Original Outdoors I have beenRead more...

Location Work – 4WDs and Photoshoots in Snowdonia

Location Work – 4WDs and Photoshoots in Snowdonia
Location Work - 4WDs and Photoshoots in Snowdonia Behind the scenes on a commercial automotive photoshoot in North Wales At the beginning of the summer we were contacted by renowned automotive photographer Nigel Harniman for a client project of theirs. The brief was simple - help findRead more...

UKH Review – Mammut Ayako High GTX Boot

UKH Review – Mammut Ayako High GTX Boot

Mammut Ayako High GTX Boot Review A hillwalking boot that performs well on the rocks I have been using the Mammut Ayako High GTX boots for a few months and they are sticking equally well to rock and to mud. The full review is on the UKHillwalking.com

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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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Crib Goch – a realistic view!

Crib Goch – a realistic view!
Crib Goch - A realistic view Scrambling on Crib Goch with a GoPro The knife-edge ridge of Crib Goch is a legendary route in the mountains of Snowdonia - and for good reason. In parts it really is less than a metre wide and with a dropRead more...

Diary 1 – Mountains, photos, TV work and MTBs on Snowdon

Diary 1 – Mountains, photos, TV work and MTBs on Snowdon

Diary 1 – Mountains, photos, TV work and MTBs on Snowdon The start of a new project – regular vlogs and video diaries showing what we get up to week to week. In this first episode I talk about working with clients on Ben Nevis, landscape photography

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Hunting for the Welsh Bigfoot

Hunting for the Welsh Bigfoot

Hunting for the Welsh Bigfoot with The Unexplainers About a year ago we were contacted by a production company producing a show for BBC Radio Wales to provide some training in tracking for the two presenters on a show called The Unexplainers. This isn’t too unusual for

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Bear Grylls – a fiction too far?

Bear Grylls – a fiction too far?

Bear Grylls – a fiction too far? Somebody asked me a question yesterday – a question that comes up most weeks with clients, or when people find out what I do for a living: “What do you think of Bear Grylls? Hmmm. Tough one. I normally answer

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