Tutorials

Five Things – Starting Out

Here’s a few of the best Starting Out and Skills and Tips tutorial articles we’ve published over the last year or so. 1 – Wild Camping It may not have been a good year to start wild camping, but if anyone was inclined to do so then our Wild Camping tutorials would certainly have put them in the right direction. …

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How to Make Camping Coffee

If like me, you’d rather boil up some ‘wild raisins’ from next to the tent than suffer a brown liquid that purports to be ‘coffee’ from some sort of stick, then this might be an option. Rather than taking up any extra paraphenalia, all you need to make some almost proper Camping Coffee is a …

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Nikwax Boot Wax Head to Head

One boot in the stinky stuff and one in the aqueous new stuff and a couple of 100km later how did they compare? Nikwax have decided that the only real wax they sell is to be discontinued! We’ve never been overly impressed by their aqueous wax. Ideal for the organised walker who loves nothing more …

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Layering up for Winter

Setting out for a winter walk you’ll need to make sure you’re properly dressed, but if you’re not then you’re from as much risk from overheating as you are from the cold. You need to be comfortable.. This means that it’s no good whacking on that down jacket at the start of the walk, unless …

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Get Ready For Winter

It’s not officially winter, but it’s definately start of the winter season as far as the mountains are concerned, so we’ve put together a small series of articles in order for you to make the most of any snow we may be lucky enough to fall. We’ll have a few articles on winter skills, videos …

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