Henry Landon

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Henry Landon is a keen climber and hiker. Here, he shares some valuable and potentially life-saving advice on the value of carrying a rope while hiking in mountainous terrain, in addition to some tips on what rope to carry and how… Read more...

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Post image for Making Tracks In Iceland: Building Hiking Trails With The Icelandic Forestry Service

Henry Landon volunteered with the Icelandic Forestry Service, to build, repair and maintain the trails that are so popular with hikers. As well as making some new friends and enjoying the breathtaking scenery on the Laugavegur trail, he now has more appreciation for those that take on such essential work. Read more...

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Post image for Hiking Food On Hadrian’s Wall – Menu Plans And Suggestions

Henry Landon shares his menu plans and suggestions for nutritious and tasty meals when out on a long hike. It’s all in the preparation. This is what he took with him when he walked Hadrian’s Wall over a period of 6 days in January. Read more...

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Post image for Norwegian Ski Tour; In The Land Of The Saboteurs

Henry Landon and friends visit the terrain of The Heroes of Telemark, starting in Norway’s Rjukan Valley. Camping on the Hardangervidda, dealing with cold conditions, bitter winds and the prospect of frostbite, they gained a new respect for the wartime saboteurs… Read more...

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A useful and informative article from Frontier Team member Henry Landon, who discovered that a repair kit is a very important addition to any outdoor enthusiast’s basic kit. An experienced traveller and bushcrafter, Henry explains how his repair kit has been modified over the years. Read more...

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Post image for Walking Hadrian’s Wall In Winter

Frontier Team member Henry Landon hiked along Hadrian’s Wall from the East Coast to the West Coast in January and says it was ‘a rare experience’. This epic journey showed him spectacular views of open countryside, allowing for wild camping, foraging and a fresh perspective on an iconic historical area… Read more...

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Post image for Carex Pendula:  How The Sedge Crumbles

Pendulous Sedge, Carex pendula is an extremely widespread plant found throughout most of the United Kingdom. It is known to grow as far north as Denmark and Sweden up 58oN latitude, and as far south as West Africa and the Middle-East. It has been reported to be spreading across North America and has… Read more...

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Carry On Kilimanjaro

by Henry Landon

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Climbing Kilimanjaro is something I have wanted to do for a long while. In January this year (2014) after months of research and weeks of planning, my friend and colleague Tom Kaye and I boarded a plane to do exactly that. The peak of Kilimanjaro is at 19,710ft above sea level (5,896m) and is the […] Read more...

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Post image for Jungle Trekking in South East Asia: Choosing Kit and Packing

Bushcraft is hard to define as a subject; but it is possible to see its influence in my life. This influence can be seen in the decisions I take and my approach to everyday situations. One of the ways the subject has helped me personally is with my organisation. In preparation for my trip to […] Read more...

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Post image for Jungle Trekking In South East Asia

I have always enjoyed hiking in foreign and remote parts of the World. With little effort I have been lucky to find beautiful and deserted places to explore. I often tread the less warn paths in my native Britain and enjoy doing the same in different parts of the world. Recently I visited the South […] Read more...

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