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Expert Tips Walking in Wild Weather

As autumn heads inexorably towards winter, conditions on the hills tend to get more hostile. It needn't be a show stopper, but wet, wild and cloudy weather does pose a big challenge. Here, seasoned pros give us their top tips for weathering the autumn storms.


Wild Nights Out - Responsible Camping and the Law

Camping Ten Top Tips for Wild Camping


Expert Tips Wild Camping

Anyone can camp wild - there's no barrier to entry - but if you've not yet tried it then you may be wondering where to start. From gear selection and the best camp food, to midges, toileting and choosing a good place to pitch, three wild campin...

Expert Tips Walking Further and Faster

Big routes put big demands on the walker. What's the key to a successful mega-mission? From training and nutrition to footwear and equipment, we've asked three pros for their advice.

Top Tips Lightweight Walking - Tips for Beginners

Are you looking to shed weight, but unsure where to start? Fiona Russell asks some keen walkers about their simple strategies for going light on the hills.

Running Fastpacking - A Beginner's Guide

Whether you're a backpacker looking to up your pace, or a runner in search of bigger adventures, fastpacking could be for you, says Lily...

Camping The Dos and Don'ts of Roadside Camping

Camping by the road is contentious, but it's the hooligans that give the rest of us a bad name. So here are some basic...

Skills Smartphones & Hills - Common Issues, and How to Fix Them

Modern phones might be very handy on the hill, but it's vital to know their limits. Crispin Cooper...

Bikepacking - A Beginner's Intro

Combining elements of cycle touring, mountain biking and backpacking, the emerging bikepacking scene has an obvious attraction to...

Skills Lightweight Backpacking for Beginners

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