Outdoor Skills and Tips

Find below our complete guide to outdoor skills, well almost complete! We’re in the process of organising the content into more coherent sections.

YES! Despite our innate nature, Mud and Routes are becoming more organised!

As a starter for 10, here’s our Complete Introduction to Map Reading and Navigation Online Course.

How to Choose a Rucksack

“What have you got in there, the kitchen sink?” Pete gets asked, unashamedly struggling his way up the Miners Path on Snowdon, knees bowing under the weight of his old framed 65ltr Karrimor rucksack, a day’s walk on one of the hottest days of the year. Whilst Pete is prepared for any eventuality and the …

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How to Clean and Reproof Goretex and Paramo Waterproof Jackets

How to Clean and Reproof Gore-tex, eVent and Paramo Waterproof Jackets

This time of year, its essential to make sure that your waterproof jackets and leggings are fully waterproof and ready for the autumn and winter conditions. This guide outlines how you waterproof the more typical Gore-tex and it’s many varieties which cover most waterproof jackets sold, and the Paramo Analogy system which is another popular …

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Weekend Wild Camping in Snowdonia

Finding a wild camping route in Snowdonia is like shooting fish in a barrel. With areas such as the Moelwynion and Rhinogydd, there’s more than enough locations for wild camping in Snowdonia to last a lifetime. While plentiful, they’re also diverse; from summit camps to lower level lakeside wild camping. On fine evenings, we’d always …

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Real Coffee Makers for Camping

When you’re camping, wild or in a campsite; you can’t beat real coffee in the morning. Nothing surprises wild camping companions than the smell of a real cup of coffee wafting from your tent. You can choose to share, but it depends how generous they were with the single malt last night. Lets get this …

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