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

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

Storms and Thunderstorms: Preparation, Safety and Action

At the beginning of July, my cousin and I took a hiking and biking trip into the Howgills; I cannot ride a bike and, right now, his knee means he cannot hike, so instead we arranged a site to meet at and camp each evening and arranged our own, different routes there. It worked awesome...except … Continue reading Storms and Thunderstorms: Preparation, Safety and Action