Trekking and sailing the Scottish Hebrides with Mammut Mountain School

Welcome aboard the good ship Zuza. Mammut Mountain School‘s sailing yacht makes the perfect movable adventure base for hiking the remote Hebridean islands of Scotland.…

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Video: British Exploring Society Expedition in the Indian Himalayas

Looking for a challenge? Here’s a taste of my six-week adventure in the Indian Himalayas with the British Exploring Society, a charity that takes young…

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Hiking At Altitude: Altitude Sickness and Altitude Sickness Remedies

Hiking in high mountain passes is one of the most awe-inspiring adventures on earth, but the rarified air in the highest peaks on the planet…

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Ten British outdoor adventures to plan this year

I think it’s finally safe to say it – spring is here! Time to emerge from hibernation and start planning a summer of outdoor adventures.…

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My favourite Urban Sanctuaries with Victorinox

I may be obsessed with time spent in the great outdoors but the reality is that I spend most of my days living and working…

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Ryvoan, the perfect beginner bothy in the Scottish Highlands

Last week I ticked a big one off my adventurous bucket list – sleeping solo in a bothy in the Scottish mountains. Bothies, in case…

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High altitude mountain adventures to challenge you

Ready to get high? A high-altitude mountain trek makes for the ultimate adventurous challenge. Multi-day hill hikes can be physically tough, but they always come…

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Starting 2018 in the great outdoors with #Berghausfirstfoot

I started 2018 in proper outdoors fashion by taking on Berghaus’ #Berghausfirstfoot challenge – 10,000 steps (5 miles) of hiking on the first day of…

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Walk: Porth Chapel to St Agnes coast path, Cornwall

This easy to follow walk (it also makes a great trail run) takes in one of my favourite stretches of the Cornish coast path and…

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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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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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Five coastal birdwatching walks in Britain

Feeling an itch to twitch? Britain is one of the most rewarding places in the world to spot wild birds, and in summer our coastline…

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The best daysacks, chosen for The Independent

Heading for the great outdoors? Make sure you know where you’re going to stash all your gear first. A daysack, as the name implies, is…

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Wild camping in Snowdonia and scrambling up Crib Goch

I’m trying to film more of my adventures this year, and while it’s hard to lug my D-SLR along on a bike packing trip or…

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10 best hiking boots for women for The Independent

Picking a new pair of hiking boots can be a complicated endeavour. There’s a lot of choice out there, as well as a lot of…

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