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Gear Roundup – recent Lake District trip

Notable gear on my recent Lakes trip. Tarptent Stratospire 1 I  purchased the Stratospire just over a year now and have slept in it around 14 nights so I have reasonably good knowledge of it capabilities and as with all … Continue reading

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Initial look at the Tarptent Stratospire 1

My initial search for a roomy lightweight backpacking tent lead to several possibilities. After some deliberation, I decided to look at “pyramid style”shelters such as the Duomid, and SL3. I did have second thoughts despite a number of positive reviews … Continue reading

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Back from the Lakes

I am back from a truly excellent 5 day backpack trip in the Lake District. Great wild camps, excellent weather and the fine company of Terry Abraham and Chris Townsend.  We had Dan Richards – (Mark Richard’s son he of … Continue reading

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Off to the Lakes

I am off today to the Lakes for a five day backpack involving two big loops from Keswick. I am looking forward to this and meeting friends on the fells after two days walking.  I will be taking a new … Continue reading

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