video of the week

Winter Skills Snow Cave!

If you want the ultimate winter challenge then get out and build a snow hole this winter… You’ll need.. Snow. One shovel (or the more the merrier) Survival bag (you many need to place this on the floor in order to pull snow away from the hole?) Plenty of time! Find a drift of snow …

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Most Extreme Wild Camping Location?

I think, even if it is a publicity stunt, that Vango appear to have won this one with their ‘Tent in Space’ video! Just try saying “Tent in Space” without sounding like it should fit into a Muppet’s episode. They don’t, however mention how one is meant to breathe during said camp…

Winter Skills Ice Axe Arrest

Taking an ice axe on your winter trip is all well and good but you need to know how to use it for stability and, if you do slip, for self arrest techniques. Walking poles just don’t cut it. This is just a useful reminder video and it’s recommended that you get shown the ropes …

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