Structured foraging training aimed at instructors, leaders and those who want to take their foraging seriously
Outdoor Research’s Thru-Gaiters are short stretch gaiters with a Hypalon instep strap and two front hooks for clipping on to your shoelaces.
West Royce Mountain is the site of an old fire tower that overlooks Evans Notch near the New Hampshire/Maine border. It’s a rugged area of the White Mountain National Forest to hike in with lots of steep climbs that rival the 4,000 footers…
On my GR5 walk through the Alps on last autumn I took over 1,500 photos. I've been sorting through them on and off ever since I returned home.
The outpouring of opposition to the UKwildcamp.org scheme has led to the organisers suspending it.
The Outdoor Vitals StormLOFT Down MummyPod 0*F is a cold-weather sleeping bag that can be used either on the ground as a mummy bag or in a hammock as a peapod insulation system.
I like to keep track of what gear worked and what didn’t on my backpacking trips for future reference. If you’d like to see the complete list of gear I brought for this, the southern half (140 miles) of the Cape Wrath Trail, it’s detailed…
Reasonably priced, the cook set comes with the Soto Amicus stove and a two-piece aluminum pot set with a 500 ml pot and a larger 1,000 ml pot.
Alastair Humphries is a name probably well known in the UK within outdoor circles and by those who follow professional adventurers.
It seems like backpacking tents are getting more and more expensive, especially ultralight tents made with speciality fabrics.
In this blog post I will do my best to explain it, pick out the relevant parts of the legislation and steer a forager, bushcrafter or ethnobotanist in what is (hopefully) the right direction.
Have you bought a backpack, only to discover that the shoulder straps made your shoulders sore or rub you the wrong way?
I’ve been breaking trekking (hiking) poles since I started using them. Aluminum or carbon fibre, it doesn’t matter.
Montane’s Atomic Rain Pants are lightweight waterproof/breathable rain pants with thigh-high side zippers for easy ventilation and temperature regulation.
The Cardiff Bay Circular Walk is approximately five miles long. You can start at any point along the route but I recommend beginning and ending in Mermaid Quay where there is an abundance of restaurants, cafes and bars for that all…
In a familiar area it’s easy to always go to favourite places, ones that you love and are happy to see again and again.
Using a Leave No Trace trowel is one of the most responsible things you can do to preserve the backcountry for others to enjoy. While there’s nothing quite as satisfying as having a good bowel movement outdoors in the crisp morning air,…
Ancient Lakes is a popular east-side backpacking destination in Washington State, especially early in the season when the Cascades and Olympics are snowed under. The area consists of two 1.5-mile-long coulees (box canyons formed by eroding…
In recent weeks the news and media have been filled with reports about protesters demanding action on climate change.
For several years my photography setup for backpacking and hillwalking has been Sony a6000 and NEX 7 bodies with Sony E 10-18mm and 16-50mm zoom lenses.