Hiking & Trekking

Post image for Basic Mistakes To Learn From: Thinking Back To Corsica

“I’m human so I make mistakes”, says James Bath. He continues, “I’m not afraid of trying things but I absolutely detest getting things wrong. This may make me sound like a spoilt child but I completely thrash myself when I get things wrong. It’s my personality, and whilst it may not show on the outside, on the inside I’m being brutal with myself.” In this article James thinks back to some naive mistakes he made on a hiking trip in Corsica, a place he thought he knew well… Read more...

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Post image for The Value of Carrying a Rope While Hiking

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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