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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 'rules' for minimising the impact next time you camp out of the car boot...


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Camping Ten Top Tips for a Better Bivvy

Summer is the ideal time for big hill routes and wild nights up high. Why not ditch the tent and go light? Here are some pointers on how to get the best from your weekend bivvy.

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Camping Top Tips for Winter Camping

Low temps, stormy weather and deep snow make camping in winter a challenge. But with the right gear and a few key tricks and tactics, nights out in winter can be a whole lot more comfortable. Here's how

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Camping Ten Top Tips for Wild Camping

Whether you're out for a jolly with a group of friends or immersed in the wild on a soulful solo trip, camping up in the hills far from civilisation is one of life's essential experiences. As outdoor activities go this one is refreshingly simple and takes no special...

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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 examines the many ways smartphones can fail, and how to get around the issues

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