Review: Tatonka Storm 30l hiking backpack

Testng out Tatonka’s versatile, travel-friendly Storm hiking rucksack (£110) in the Mexican mountains.

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How to: have an epic adventure in just a few weeks

If you fancy planning your own life-changing, globe-trotting journeys but worry work will get in the way of dreaming big, try one of these seven…

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Places to stay: National Trust’s Combe Park Lodge, Devon

If these crazy times make you want to run away to the woods, I hear you. For a little slice of peace and quiet I’d…

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Review: Jack Wolfskin MTN Storm hiking boots from Cotswold Outdoor

One question I get asked a lot is whether the perfect versatile and affordable first hiking boot exists. Could these Jack Wolfskin MTN Storm Texapore…

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How to: make homemade Christmas gifts for outdoorsy friends

Screw you, consumerist-driven, money-mad Black Friday! Avoid mental shoppers and, instead, show some love and save some dosh by making these delightful outdoorsy trinkets, the…

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Five quick and easy favourites for tastier camping meals

Just because you’re sleeping out in the wild doesn’t mean you have to live off tasteless ration packs. These five easy camping meals and ideas,…

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Climbing Mallorca: Deep water solo climbing on the wild coast

In September I got a grip on the limestone of Mallorca. Read my story of a magical week free climbing on the coast above the…

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Layer up for autumn hikes with UNIQLO Heattech

Ah, autumn, a time of contemplation, colour and really confusing weather. The trick to dressing for the chill is to make like an onion and…

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Cult outdoor kit for Red Bull

Ever wondered what explorers and athletes have squirrelled away in their rucksacks? I picked ten classics must-haves for the Red Bull Adventure blog – they’re…

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Searching for hygge: cosy autumn style

Ever heard of hygge? It’s Danish for that untranslatable feeling of cosiness which creeps up in winter, all woolly blankets, log fires, red wine and…

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Karina goes surfing in Bali

Travel addict Karina Kold spent a week with Lapoint surf camp in the south of Bali, riding reef breaks and getting lost in the bohemian…

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Wild swimming at the Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye

Take a dip somewhere a little bit magic – the Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye. Crystal clear icy water flows from the foot of the…

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Interview: Philippa Cox rode a bike the length of Europe

The inspiring and intrepid Philippa Cox quit her job, packed her panniers and set off for an epic 5,000 mile bike journey from Nordkapp, the…

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The Girl Outdoors at Shextreme Film Festival

I am so, so excited (and let’s be honest, a little bit awe-struck) to be speaking at the Shextreme Film Festival next month, alongside Squash…

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Sailing at Cowes Week with Sunsail

Ahoy, sailor! Ever been tempted by the call of the high seas? I headed to Cowes Week with Sunsail to experience the fact-paced pleasures of…

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Four active adventures in Thailand

Thailand’s island paradises are heaven for lovers of lazy getaways, but there is a world of adventure awaiting you beyond the beaches, bars, and tourist…

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