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30 Fantastic Outdoor Adventure Podcasts

I don’t know if you are anything like me, but I absolutely LOVE listening to podcasts. The format is uniquely situated to fit into our busy lives, allowing us to multi-task. When i’m cycling, running or hiking, I can pop on a podcast and be inspired, motivated, entertained and educated, or even just pass the

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What to pack for a day hike? Hiking Essentials Kit list

So you’re excited about going hiking, maybe you have even pencilled a date in the diary and chosen a route! But you’re still a little unsure what you need to take with you and what you need to wear. Don’t worry, you’re not alone.  If you’ve just started out hiking, then this list of hiking

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Solo Iceland Traverse

Iceland Traverse Hike – Diary from the Trail

Below are the updates that I posted on social media during my solo unsupported hike across Iceland Traverse.   Links you might also like… To view the main expedition page, route and gallery of images please click here. To view my kit list and kit review from this trip please click here.   24th June

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Nordisk Lofoten Tent

Nordisk Lofoten 2ULW Ultra Lightweight Tent Review

Disclosure: I bought this tent myself at full price, and Nordisk has not paid me to write this review. This is just my personal opinion about a tent I get asked a lot of questions about. I have been using this tent for over a year now, from the high mountains of Kyrgyzstan to the

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Iceland Landscape

Kit List for Thru-Hiking the Iceland Traverse

Below is all the equipment I took on my solo and unsupported Iceland Traverse hike. I hiked just shy of 600km from the southerly most point to the northerly, carrying everything I needed for the duration of the trip. Due to the brutality of the Icelandic weather, the barren landscape of Europe’s biggest desert and

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Running North Sunrise

Quitting isn’t always failing

It has been 6 weeks since I returned home after completing only 1 week of an epic 7-month endurance challenge to run across Europe. I know, that’s a pretty monumental fail, but that week shuffling through Spain may in fact have turned into one of the most significant weeks of my life, in a very good way!

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Running North – I Quit!

Showing your vulnerability online isn’t always the easiest thing to do. Particularly in the world of adventure, where there is an expectation (maybe it’s one I put on myself) to be brave, strong and to soldier on.

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