Rocky Rambles: 10 Remarkable Geosites

This is a scheduled post. I am currently walking the Wales Coast Path to raise money for the Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team. (Update: I completed the Wales Coast Path on 7th February 2022 and raised £1,300) It seems everyone last year, myself included, went to Skye and went about making the Old Man of Storr … Continue reading Rocky Rambles: 10 Remarkable Geosites

A Brief History Of Mountain Rescue

This is a scheduled post. I am currently walking the Wales Coast Path to raise money for the Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team. (Update: I completed the Wales Coast Path on 7th February 2022 and raised £1,300) There was not one incident, nor one meeting amongst some group of government officials around a long and polished … Continue reading A Brief History Of Mountain Rescue

How To Keep Safe And Avoid A Rescue

This is a scheduled post. I am currently walking the Wales Coast Path to raise money for the Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team. (Update: I completed the Wales Coast Path on 7th February 2022 and raised £1,300) Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team. Credit: Llanberis MRT In case you weren't aware, though I'm sure by now most are; … Continue reading How To Keep Safe And Avoid A Rescue

Defining The Mountains

This is a scheduled post. I am currently walking the Wales Coast Path to raise money for the Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team. (Update: I completed the Wales Coast Path on 7th February 2022 and raised £1,300) The British are the champions of understatement. Where in other countries there's a strong distinction between the use of … Continue reading Defining The Mountains

Out With The Old: Recycling, Upcycling And Donating Old Gear

This is a scheduled post. I am currently walking the Wales Coast Path to raise money for the Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team. (Update: I completed the Wales Coast Path on 7th February 2022 and raised £1,300) I recently had to accept that it was time to retire my old hiking boots. This time, I didn't … Continue reading Out With The Old: Recycling, Upcycling And Donating Old Gear

Wintery Walks: Long Distance Paths For Winter

This is a scheduled post. I am currently walking the Wales Coast Path to raise money for the Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team. (Update: I completed the Wales Coast Path on 7th February 2022 and raised £1,300) It is completely understandable that so many hikers hang up their boots for winter; resigning themselves to short day … Continue reading Wintery Walks: Long Distance Paths For Winter

The Ordnance Survey Map Quiz!

This is a scheduled post. I am currently walking the Wales Coast Path to raise money for the Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team. (Update: I completed the Wales Coast Path on 7th February 2022 and raised £1,300) Whilst I am making my way around Wales, I've scheduled some posts to entertain you, and hope you don't … Continue reading The Ordnance Survey Map Quiz!

Examining A First Aid Kit

A long distance hiker is well aware they should not head off into their great unknown; scaling fells, fording rivers, battling storm battered cliff tops etc. without some first aid goodies on them. So we jump on the internet, find a nice, light, compact first aid kit that seems to promise us all the trimmings … Continue reading Examining A First Aid Kit

Haunted Hikes: Where to Wildcamp this Halloween

From Frits Ahlefeldt You could enjoy All Hallows' Eve in the brightly lit comfort of your home, Hocus Pocus on the box, and a bowl of funsized chocolate by the door. Perhaps you have a sprog desperate to show off an elaborate mermaid corpse costume to the neighbourhood and your evening is scheduled for knocking … Continue reading Haunted Hikes: Where to Wildcamp this Halloween

The Bothy Code

The Mountain Bothies Association has formally reopened the bothies again! As we currently exist in a tenuous ebb of a worldwide pandemic, it is even more important that we respect the code of use that surrounds the bothies. Admittedly, it may not have crossed all of our minds that they were formally closed (after all, … Continue reading The Bothy Code