Tracing Routes of Old – Upper Derwent Valley X Lost Lad X New Years Day 2021

Tracing Routes of Old – Upper Derwent Valley X Lost Lad X New Years Day 2021

Same route, very different feel.  Most of us commute to work. The same route, every day, in every season, rain or shine. After a fair number of times navigating these routes, you become accustomed to it and everything about it – I’m pretty sure I could drive to work blindfolded after 9 year in the [...]

Garmin GPSMAP 66 Series – Equipment Review

Garmin GPSMAP 66 Series – Equipment Review

‘URGH, your embracement of technology insults me’ - Someone, Somewhere. Those of you that have read the ‘about the human’ section of this site will know that I’m a self-confessed ‘new-age’ outdoorsman. I see no issue with embracing technology and progression to better present the outdoors to the masses. Everything from fancy membranes in our [...]

Maesglase Cliff Walk

Maesglase Cliff Walk

Oh so close to freedom. Sometimes, just sometimes, the British weather gives way to something a little more exotic. With our seasons seemingly blending into one another year on year, the thought of clear skies, still air and unlimited visibility in the height of October isn’t as far-fetched as one may think.  Occasionally, I enjoy [...]

The Carneddau

The Carneddau

A route full of hidden challenges, views and many, many pats on the back.  There are loads of benefits to starting your day early; More meaningful hours in the day, quieter shops and roads and just an all-round feeling of wellbeing. But for me, it’s the sunrise.  During the winter, most of us are lucky [...]

Fjallraven Keb

Fjallraven Keb

I think we’ve found the wear anywhere – do anything pants.  Buying trousers can be something of a nightmare if you’re not straight up and down; Too big on the waist and small on the legs or vise versa, don’t get me started if you’re not of an average height.  So, being built like a [...]