Monthly Archives: May 2011

Update on Peak Elite AC Sleeping mat

I camped out  in our field with my son last night. We wanted to be up really early in the morning as my youngest son wanted to shoot some rabbits – we seem to be overrun with them at the … Continue reading

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Look what I found in the attic

Last weekend I started on a herculean task of sorting out the attic.  You know the sort of thing: “I need to clear out all the kids’ toys, twenty years worth of the wife’s old clothes before the ceiling in … Continue reading

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Exped Air Pillow

This follows on from my last post (24th may 2011) on the POE Peak Elite AC regular sleeping mat. I have found that for me a pillow is an important piece of kit to ensure a good night’s sleep.  When … Continue reading

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POE Peak Elite AC Regular Sleeping Mat

Whilst I have been very happy with my Thermarest Prolite mat, I was seduced by the prospect of further weight reduction and importantly smaller pack size after reading some initial reviews of the product by several fellow bloggers. Here is … Continue reading

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Gear Round up for trip – Tan Hill and Stone Dale

Just some comments about gear used on my recent trip. Hilleberg Soulo tent Probably for this trip, the choice of tent was a bit of overkill. However, having said this, I took the tent to get more experience and because, … Continue reading

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Nine Standards Rigg and Stonedale

Route taken – Tan Hill Inn- Kettlepot Road- Brownber Tarn- Brownber Head- Nine Standards Rigg –  White Mossy Hill-  Ney Gill – Whitsun Dale – Raven Seat- Keld – Tan Hill Inn.  (31 km in length) Dates walked – 24th/25th … Continue reading

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