COMPETITION: Win a pair of Keen Terradora boots

Win a gorgeous pair of Keen’s new Terradora boots, £109.99. Waterproof, comfy and designed specifically for women, they’ll be your perfect parter for a year…

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Fantastic fitness kit for winter training

If you’re lacking motivation to get out and exercise in the cold and rain, I hear you – I’m currently mainlining chocolate digestives and watching…

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Interview: Cal Major of Paddle Against Plastic

Meet awesome eco warrior Cal Major, a lady on a mission to save our seas. She’s the founder of Paddle Against Plastic, aiming to inspire…

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Ten easy switches to limit single use plastic

The awesome Cal Major, founder of of Paddle Against Plastic, shares ten ways you can cut down on single use plastic in every day life.…

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On joy and the great outdoors

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about what makes me happy. Perhaps the dark nights and garbage weather have got me down – as I…

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A walk to Blue Lake, Snowdonia

Exploring a beautiful and slightly eerie old quarry pool hidden in a pocket of southern Snowdonia, complete with secret Hobbit tunnels and incredible views over…

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Places to stay: Five cosy winter escapes in Britain

Winter is coming, but just because there’s a nip in the air doesn’t mean you should hibernate under a duvet. Get out and explore the…

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Hiking in the Scottish highlands

A two-day hike through glorious sunshine, driving rain and many a midge cloud in the stunning highlands of Glen Affric.

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Learn a new skill in 2017

What’s your new years resolution for 2017? Why not learn a brand new skill in the great outdoors? I’ve chosen ten brilliant courses which combine…

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My favourite winter mountain biking kit

If one of your 2017 resolutions is to get on the trails on your mountain bike no matter what the weather, this lovely lot of…

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Happy 2017!

Here’s to a 2017 full of travel in magical places, hiking to wild spaces and camping with good mates.

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COMPETITION: Win a pair of Hi-Tec hiking boots

Win a snuggly pair of Hi-Tec’s Kono Espresso boot, £79.99. Versatile and cosy, these babies were made with winter in mind.

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How to: conquer the winter blues

It’s cold and miserable outside. It’s dark by the time you get home. You ate a whole herd of Lindt chocolate reindeers over the Christmas…

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Video: six fantastic outdoor adventures in Finland

Ah, Finland! Land of 190,000 lakes, endless empty forests, the occasional moose and really nice cinnamon buns. I made a video of my favourite little…

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Review: Deuter Futura Vario hiking rucksack

Deuter Futura Vario review: Strap this beauty to your back and you’ll immediately look like someone off on very big adventures. Here’s my review of…

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How to: Cook five scrumptious eats on the campfire

It’s time for chilly autumn evenings! And cuddly knitted jumpers and leaves the colour of sunsets and crackly campfires and all the other lovely things…

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