I have been using the Shangri-La 3 for a year now. So time for some thoughts and an interim summary of what is a very decent shelter. First: I like this shelter. Light with a groundsheet and pitched with trekking poles. It's not hard to pitch once susse...
I recently got a new stove to replace my Primus Spider. The Primus stove had a flaw or two. It was a bit unstable for a canister stove, and the gas flow valve is vertical - making inverting the canister problematic at best - a pain in the neck at worst. ...
I know very little about climbing (zero to be honest). I know you use your hands and feet to climb up rock faces, ropes help you keep safe as possible if you fall, and bolts are not the in, or done thing in the UK to help stop a fall. I've heard of Stevi...
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Barefoot Jake: Walking through the Seasons: Lots of Ice
Looking toward Five Fingers (no pun) and West Peak (center & right) as a pair of roped up skiers traverse the mountain. It was a warm day on
Chris Townsend Outdoors: Wild Camping in Glen Feshie clip from The Cairn...
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t e r r y b n d: A pictorial guide: Recent Lakeland romp
As the title says, here's a selection of photos from my recent Lakeland visit. Highlights included a bivouac atop Scafell Pike during the cu
In the spotlight Terrybnd - The Cairngorms in winter with Chris Townsend
Let's face it: any backpacker should know about Chris Townsend. British backpacker, inspirer of a generation of backpackers. Chris has plann
Backpacking North: Hiking in Lapland (Finland, Sweden, Norway) and beyond
Climbing Tverrfjellet in Tromsø, Norway with Geir Jenssen.