How many times have you heard the saying, ‘Take only photographs, leave only footprints’? I grew up hearing this phrase and repeat it to my children often. But, what does it mean? At the core, it is the practices that everyone should follow to enjoy and protect our natural land. This is very similar to … Read moreLeave no Trace | What is leave no trace + how to practice it
Wondering whether your children are ready for their first multi-day hike? Are you worried it won’t be a success? Tackling those first multi-day hikes with children can be a bit daunting, but it can be done. My children, Amelia (10) and Joe (12), and I went for an overnight hike for my birthday during the … Read moreMulti-Day Hikes With Children | Yes, it can be done!
If you type ‘Hiking Advice’ into Google, chances are you are going to see the same tips on most of the search results. Over the years I have come across that same advice over and over. Advice such as layer your clothing, pack a first aid kit and carry a personal locator beacon are rampant … Read more27 Uncommon Hiking Hacks you will wish you had always known
Have you packed away those hiking boots for winter? Pull them back out again quick smart, Mrs (or Mr). Winter hiking is fab for dusting off those winter blues and getting outside. I know, it is hard to get outside when it is cold, dreary and you just want to sit by the fire in … Read moreWinter Hiking | Hiking through the seasons
Doing your first overnight or multi-day hike can be a bit daunting to start off with. What on earth do you pack? How are you going to carry all The Things? What if you get lost? What research do you need to do first? I have done multi-day and overnight hikes before but always with someone. … Read moreThe Ultimate Guide to your first Overnight Hike
So you have a brand spanking new pair of hiking boots but don’t know how to look after your hiking boots properly? Maybe you have an old pair of hiking boots that you want to start looking after? Either way, you need to know how to look after your hiking boots. I should know, my … Read moreHow to look after your hiking boots