Wild Camping kit explosion in the Lake District

25 Useful Wild Camping Tips And Packing List Items

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Over the Easter weekend, a friend and I did a 4 day / 3-night wild camp and hiking trip in the Lake District. It was a stunning, sunny weekend, so we took a lot of pictures. I thought I would combine some of those pictures with a post on some…
Hiking in the Lake District in the snow

9 Lake District Mountain Walks For Beginners

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I was one year old the first time I set foot in the Lake District National Park. I grew up in Preston, a mere one hour drive from the Southern lakes, and was taken to the Lakes at least once a year throughout my childhood. It is a special…
Canyoning in Coniston, Adventure - Lake District

Canyoning & Gorge Scrambling In Coniston

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I think of myself as pretty adventurous. Someone who will try anything once. Before June, I'd never been canyoning (also called canyoneering or gorge scrambling). I've done a skydive. I've been white water rafting. I did rock jumping less…
24 peaks hiking challenge for Meningitis Now

24 Peaks In 24 Hours - The Recap

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After nine months of planning, our 24 peaks in 24 hours hiking challenge finally arrived on the 13th June. It was an incredible build up, a tough challenge, and one I'm pleased to say we smashed, finishing the challenge in 20.5 hours. Not…
The A82 road to Fort William - Adventure Bagging

A Few Of My Favourite Places In The UK

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Before I had a jet-setting lifestyle, there was some pattern to places I used to visit around the UK. I was born, raised and schooled in Preston, so the Lake District was only an hours drive away. I've been going every year since I was one year…