Monthly Archives: September 2016

Infographic: Climbing the Mirror Wall with Leo Houlding

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What does it take to spend 12 nights in the Mirror Wall? 

Leo Houlding led a team of five mountaineers to complete a first ascent on the North West face of the Mirror Wall a prolific 1,200m peak in remote Greenland. The team spent 12 nights on the wall battling harsh weather environments to top out in an upwards snow storm at 4:20am on 22 July – making it the perfect test environment for Berghaus’ Extrem range. Here we take a look at what it takes to scale a wall four times the height of London’s shard.

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50 Reasons to Visit New Forest National Park

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The GO Guide to the New Forest 

We’re lucky, in the UK, to be surrounded by so many areas of natural beauty. From the Scottish Highlands to the Cornish coast we can proudly boast about the wealth of stunning countryside we have as a nation.

If you’re looking for somewhere new to explore this spring why not make a trip to New Forest? The area is famed for its breath-taking landscape, with a 140,000 acre National Park, pristine coastline, heath and woodlands.

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Snacks for Hungry Hikers

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Keep energy levels up with these snacks for hiking 

Making sure you keep your energy levels topped up while out walking is greatly important to prevent yourself from becoming lightheaded. The more you walk, the more calories you burn and the more your energy will deplete. There are plenty of high energy snacks out there to give you a little boost out on the fells. Here are some we think you should try:

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10 Essentials for Every Walker’s Rucksack

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10 essentials for every walker’s rucksack

Walking can be great way to see the British countryside, an effective low impact exercise, low cost as well as a lot of fun. It’s simplistic nature often leads inexperienced walkers into a false sense of security and to set out unprepared. In this blog we’ll take you through some essentials that should be in every walkers rucksack.

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60 Reasons to Visit the Yorkshire Dales

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The GO Guide to Yorkshire Dales National Park 

Yorkshire is the largest county in the United Kingdom, covering almost the entire width of the north of England with the rugged terrain of the Yorkshire Dales running through the centre. While the landscape might be challenging and undulating, it is also one of the most picturesque regions in the UK with some truly breathtaking views to take in – if you fancy a challenging walk or cycle through the area that is!

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Repair and Care for your Tent

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Make sure your tent is in great shape before it hibernates for another year 

The British summer came and went, and came and went in typically British style, the varying weather we experience can really put your tent to the test. As summer draws to a close and the kids go back to school, we look at what can be done to make sure your tent is in tip top shape ready for next year.

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