Monthly Archives: March 2012

A North Wales trip report

So, I have finally managed to get round to doing my report on my trip to┬áNorth of Wales and a very nice few days… Robin, Sean and I had agreed a few months ago to meet up in North Wales … Continue reading

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North Wales trip – a very quick update

The weather was fabulous, the views stunning, the 3500ft wildcamp spectacular and the company brilliant. Many thanks to Robin, Sean and Jo for such great company over the past 3 days. Sadly Robin had to duck out early due to … Continue reading

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North Wales – here I come

So, its the night before the journey up to North Wales and a rendezvous with Sean and Robin. It feels a little bit like Christmas Eve, anticipation abounds, lots of last minute preparation work and a lot of whistling going … Continue reading

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North Wales adventure – a forthcoming trip

Well, I shall be away for a 3 day trip to North Wales at the end of this week and I can honestly say I am really looking forward to this. I shall be going with Robin of Blogpackinglight and … Continue reading

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The weather – which forecast do you choose?

We talk about it all the time. We buy large quantities of gear to cope with it. We sometimes enjoy it but we all at sometime or other get completely caught out by it. Well, you’ve guessed by the title … Continue reading

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When outdoor kit goes bad….how often do kit purchases go wrong for us?

So, we are good at recognising good kit and also letting other people know about it. Are we as forthcoming about poor kit? Kit that we bought and didnt work. Kit that we bought and lasted 5 minutes. Worst of … Continue reading

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Outdoor Gear – how long should it last?

This is a question that drifts across my consciousness every so often and is inextricably linked to the cost of gear. In my last musings on the cost of gear, there was a lot of talk about relative worth of … Continue reading

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