A love letter to Lexie

Lexie is strong, Lexie is beautiful, Lexie is always ready to hit the road with me and have an adventure. Oh, and Lexie is my…

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The best trail running kit for women

Up epic hills, down coastal paths, falling over a lot into bogs – I love trail running, but it takes tough gear to withstand an…

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Competition: win a rad snowsports holiday with RocketSki

Win a fantastic snowsports holiday with RocketSki by sharing your favourite #talesfromtheslopes with them on Facebook.

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Review: Target Dry Xtreme Element men’s jacket

Intrepid TV director Ben Anderson reviews Target Dry’s Xtreme Element hiking jacket, £104.95, on the Cornish coast.

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Snowboarding with Aimee Fuller at the UE Megaboom launch

Learning to snowboard with Aimee Fuller at the Ultimate Ears megaboom launch. That’s right, sometimes I party with the cool kids.

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Urban outdoor adventures

Fancy swimming in the shadow of Kings Cross, hiking in the skies of New York or surfing in the middle of Munich? It’s all possible…

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Barbour people – meet artist Emily

Barbour have launched a series of videos showcasing the stories of creative people around Britain. Meet Emily, who creates beautiful artwork of the people she…

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Merino base layers from Finisterre

I’m a long-time fan of cold water surf brand Finisterre, makers of sumptuous merino layers like this Zephyr hoodie (£60) and leggings (£40), perfect for…

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Photoblog: Skiing in Alpe D’Huez

Some snaps from the French Alps, featuring angelic gogo dancers, failed human caterpillars and lots of lovely powder.

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Review: Adidas Terrex Climaheat Ice jacket

Keep the outdoors #openallwinter with Adidas’ new Climaheat range of insulated layers and down jackets, designed to keep you warm in extreme conditions. I’ve been…

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Mary Spender’s Fugitive music video on the Cornish coast

My very talented mate Mary‘s latest music video is out and it’s a beaut, full of sunshine and seal spotting on the Cornish coast. Oh…

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Review: Coleman Aravis 2 tent from Outdoor World Direct

Coleman Aravis 2 review: A review of the Coleman Aravis 2-man tent, £84.95 from Outdoor World Direct, an affordable, lightweight wild camping tent that comes…

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Banff Film Festival 2015

My favourite outdoor film festival returns to British soil from this weekend. It’s the biggest adventure you can have without actually going anywhere.

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Climbing at The Castle, Stoke Newington

An huge, eco-friendly climbing CASTLE in London, complete with coffee, community garden and dogs. Yes please.

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Interview: Life in a log cabin

A chat with the fab Jenni of The Thrifty Magpie’s Nest about quitting the city to live in a cabin in the woods. Warning: you…

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The important message of the #thisgirlcan campaign

Why I love Sport England‘s new #thisgirlcan campaign, which comes with an empowering message for women who feel scared to try out new sports or…

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