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Montane Ultra Tour 40 Backpack – Frameless, not Blameless.

For you personally the Ultra Tour 40 might be the best pack in the world…

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Waterproof Hiking Boots – why I just say ‘no’.

I’ve come to regard heavy, ‘waterproof’ footwear as a waste of money and even counterproductive.

Scottish National Trail – racing the rain.

Such a thirty-five mile hike might have been feasible in Norfolk…

trekkertent stealth at lochan fada slioch

Scottish National Trail – lochs and rocks.

Something I never thought I’d see in Scotland…

Bivvy Forgiveness

Why then would we endure bivvying? This is why….

Llŷn Lleyn coast path trail hiking

Llimping round the Llŷn – 2.

Bleak almost beyond belief…

gwynedd coast path

Llimping round the Llŷn – 1.

In the far west of Wales, my kind of youth is still available, half a century on…

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Poles Apart – Alpkit Carbonlite Trekking Poles.

Open eyes and realistic expectations…

The Gloves are Off – Gear Reviews!

Golden Rule of Gear – to get less, you have to pay more….