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Astronaut Ice Cream Review

This is as gimmicky a product as you can get we reckon, but good for a laugh on a wild camp at least so we took the punt and gave it a taste test on last weekend’s wild camp. Astronaut Ice cream is apparently real freeze dried ice cream that you simply eat as is …

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Hill Walking A – Z Part 4

Here’s part 4 of our A-Z of hill walking, with a distinctly Snowdonian feel. S is for Scotch Egg – the food of kings. Any food that rolls has to be fine in my book. The appeal is one third greasy meat, one third egg and one third adrenaline rush that at any moment, your food …

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Hill Walking A – Z Part 3

Here’s part 3 of our A-Z of hill walking, with a distinctly Snowdonian, and ranty, feel. M is for Mount. What should only precede Snowdon if you’re an estate agent or a tourist. The ‘don’ part of Snowdon also means ‘mountain’, so adding ‘mount’ to the name is rather redundant. Those familiar with the Lake …

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The Hill Walking A – Z Part 2

Here’s part 2 of our A-Z of hill walking, with a distinctly Snowdonian feel. G is for Gaiters. For many years only available in Red, now seen in a multitude of hues. However, the red versions have been scientifically proven to be indestructible, with probably 70 out of every 93 produced in the 70s still …

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Hill Walking A – Z Part 1

Here’s part 1 of our A-Z of hill walking, with a distinctly Snowdonian feel. A – is for Aglet. Whether you’ve heard of them before, you’ve probably got one, or probably as many as four at once, but probably lost a few on your travels. I’ve lost mine and now my ends dangle on the …

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Cadair on Cadair….

Is it just me who thinks this will end up as firewood inside the Summit Shelter (see below)?? Wouldn’t fancy kipping in this overnight, but can’t be any worse than a night spent last March in a Foel Grach Shelter buried in snow!