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no-image 31st May 2019 Top Tips #37 - Toothpaste Tablets

Heading off on an overnight adventure and trying to keep your pack weight as low as possible? Of course you are. Well, here’s a simple but effective Peak Mountaineering top tip to keep your gnashers in top shape. We’ve tried various...

no-image 23rd May 2019 Top Tip #36 - Sleeping Bag Stuffing

Modern sleeping bags are incredibly efficient and their high tech fabrics, and the insulation between them, performs superbly.  Often a breathable and fairly weatherproof outer layer combines with a soft drape and highly breathable inner...

no-image 22nd May 2019 Pick & Play 2019 Review

In the six years we have been running our Peak District Pick & Play litter collection and outdoor activity event we always, no matter how organised we are, seem to have a lot to do in the days leading up to the big day.  This year was no...

no-image 9th May 2019 Leki Micro Vario Carbon Trekking Poles Review

It has been a pleasure to test a variety of Leki poles for skiing and general mountain use over recent years.  They have always proved to be both innovatively designed and of stylish and high quality build.  Amongst these I have enjoyed...

no-image 2nd May 2019 Goal Zero Sherpa 100AC Power Bank Review

On my recent trips to Morocco and Nepal I took along a satellite phone, iPhone, Go Pro camera, Go Pro battery charger, Sony camera, 2 headtorches (powered by rechargeable batteries) and the iPad I am writing this review on.  Much as I have...

no-image 1st May 2019 Top Gear #30 - Nathan Belt

  Nowadays, on most shorter mountain bike rides, I like to ride without a rucksack.  This is made possible because I store all my spares and tools in my bike (in the head tube and handlebars) and on my bike (TuboLito strapped on the frame...