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no-image 28th Apr 2018 Costa Blanca Quick Hit Climbing

After finishing my fantastic Knoydart adventure (please check out my account of that here) I hot footed it to the airport for a quick visit to the Costa Blanca with regular client Graham.  April is a good time to visit this popular area of...

no-image 27th Apr 2018 EDZ Microfleece Midlayers Review

We were recently sent a couple of fleece garments to review from Lakeland company EDZ.  This may be a name unfamiliar to many and yet I think they are just the type of company it is great to support - while I am a very big supporter of our...

no-image 25th Apr 2018 Knoydart Crossing

I had heard amazing things about the remoteness and beauty of Knoydart and it had been on my must visit list for a long time although I must admit there a lot of places on that particular list.  Still, you can only tick them off gradually and...

no-image 10th Apr 2018 Hope Valley Adventure Film Festival 2018

Hope Valley College is a much loved school in the heart of our valley and the Peak Mountaineering juniors have both spent several happy years studying there.  It sits in a unique place and the experiences it offers to its pupils highlight its...

no-image 3rd Apr 2018 Smith IO/7 Goggles Review

Having previously tested, and loved, the Smith Highwire sunglasses with Chromapop technology, I was keen for more.  Fortunately, Smith offered me some of their iconic I/07 goggles to test and the decision was very simple - with winter...