Training for the mountains

Training for the mountains

Emily and I first met doing a charity challenge in the Lake District – hiking the four highest peaks in 2 days. One Scarfell, Scarfell Pike, Skiddaw and Helvellyn later and we had become friends – mainly because we spent most of that weekend together at...
Camino de Santiago – Tips and advice

Camino de Santiago – Tips and advice

I’ve always been interested in the idea of long distance walks and when I heard my New Zealand friends were planning to fly over and walk the whole of the Camino de Santiago (Camino Frances), I jumped at the chance to join them for a few days. But how and when...
Dos and Don’ts of Fresh Air Wees

Dos and Don’ts of Fresh Air Wees

You may be an experienced day hiker who embraces the idea of finding a good tree to wee behind (Lucy). You may, like me, rather wait until you’re desperate in case a solid loo (with walls and a flush) opportunity comes along. Either way, there are some tips we would...