The active girl’s guide to Edmonton, Alberta

Welcome to Edmonton. This vibrant city in the heart of Alberta is more than just a great base for exploring the Rockies – it’s also…

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Walk: Alcock Tarn and Nab Scar, a magical slice of the Lake District

Lace up your hiking boots and hunt out a perfect, panoramic view of the Lake District on this beautiful walk in the fells above Grasmere.…

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Review: Danner Mountain Light hiking boots

Hellooooo beautiful. You may recognise these gorgeous hiking boots – they played a starring role on Reece Witherspoon’s feet in Wild. So how does Danner’s…

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The best women’s snowsports gear of 2017/2018

Ready to hit the pistes? I’ve been testing out the best snow jackets, salopettes and base layers for The Independent. My top picks will keep…

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Sponsored post: The best ski resorts in France for beginners

Itching to learn to ski this winter? The Alps is the perfect place to give riding the white stuff a try, and SnowTrex‘s guide to…

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Wild swimming at Sharrah Pools, Dartmoor

The neverending quest for beautiful places to swim in the wild in Britain continues. This time my lovely friend Kate took me to seek out…

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How to: layer up for winter sports

I’m off to the French Alps this weekend, and in the process of getting out my favourite ski gear for another snowy adventure I’ve made…

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Review: Keen Terradora leather hiking boots

Hitting the trails of Nova Scotia in the smart, waterproof leather Terradora boot from Keen, £119.99, a versatile hiking boot that is ready for the…

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Autumn leaf peeping walks in Seasalt

Celebrate the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness by wrapping up in Seasalt’s cosy new layers and planning a colourful walk in my favourite British…

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British foraging favourites to find in autumn

The countryside is full of edible goodies all year round – you just have to know how to seek them out. My favourite autumn finds…

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Review: Keen Elsa winter snow boots

Stomping about in icy weather in Keen’s adorable Elsa snow boots, £99.99. Outdoor-ready and very nice to look at, these tribal-printed delights are perfect for…

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Video: Sailing around the Inner Hebrides on the Bessie Ellen

Come aboard the Bessie Ellen, one of the last of Britain’s traditional trading ketches still to sail our seas, with my video diary of our…

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Video: A voyage along the coast of Greenland

They say when you’ve seen the world, there’s always Greenland. Mighty glaciers, Inuit hunters, the Northern Lights, polar bears on the kill – this is…

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7 best trail running events in Britain, picked for Red Bull

Grab your trainers and explore some of the best scenery the UK has to offer with my pick of the seven best trail runs in…

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Gear profile – the new Osprey Fairview carry-on bag

Meet the adventurous traveller’s new best mate. The perfectly sized new Osprey Fairview 40 litre rucksack, £100, is roomy enough for all your kit but…

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Competition: WIN £500 worth of camera equipment with Urban Cottage Industries

Fancy yourself as a budding photographer? Urban Cottages Industries amazing new competition could set you up with everything you need to take your passion one…

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