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A short backpack around the Scafell Massif

It had been absolutely ages since I had ventured out on a backpacking trip. Realising that Terry Abraham was still out filming for his Scafell film, I texted him saying would he like to meet up around Sprinkling Tarn as … Continue reading

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What was happening a year ago ?

This time last year, it couldn’t have been more different. Here at home in the Lincolnshire wolds we had 18″ of snow and temperatures which went down to minus 19C. This autumn/winter we have had two light frosts and the … Continue reading

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-10C : great for a gear test !

As I said in yesterday’s post, I decided to camp out in our field, giving me a opportunity to do some preliminary testing prior to my next trip.  It was forecasted to be -5/6C overnight, but turned out much colder … Continue reading

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Kahtoola Microspikes – a first look

Timely reminder for me from Geoff at Backpacking in Britain got me ordering the microspikes from Kahtoola.  I have been meaning to order these for some weeks now and I nearly bought them back in August when I was in … Continue reading

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