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Kayaking on Loch Ewe.

Our campsite in Poolewe (NorthWest Scotland – latitude 57 degrees N) is next to Loch Ewe a large sea loch and we just have to walk our kayaks across the road to launch them. On the first day (Monday) I … 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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-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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Thoughts on winter kit – Part 1

It is now 3 years since I started walking in the hills and mountains again, after a long break through work and family commitments.  I have done many day walks in the winter period, but I have only started to … Continue reading

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Primus Express Spider cold test

My other test today – see I told you I was bored ! – was to see what effect low gas levels and cold temperatures would have on my new Primus Express Spider remote cartridge stove.  (See post – Primus … Continue reading

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Primus Express Spider – first impressions

I am starting to look towards equipment for the coming late autumn/winter period. Most of my backpack trips so far have been outside of this period and I have said that I will look to do more trips during this … Continue reading

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