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Five reasons why you should do the Fjällräven Classic

There are so many reasons why (if you like trekking) you should have a go at the Fjällräven Classic. In no particular order, here are five of them. How many people can say they’ve trekked in the Arctic? On the list … Continue reading

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Christmas Reflections

Christmas Eve 2014. We sit on camp chairs dotted randomly around the rocky outcrop, surveying the horizon. The sky glows yellow and orange as the sun slowly descends over the distant hills. Our hair is whipped by the breeze; the … Continue reading

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Scrambling Skills

I’ve always enjoyed a bit of scrambling when out walking, but never really known much about how to do it. A few years ago I climbed Tryfan in December with a group of experienced climbers, in sub-zero conditions, howling winds … Continue reading

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How hard can desert trekking be? It’s just sand.

If you’re used to trekking up mountains, you might be forgiven that walking in the desert is, well, a walk in the park, but with more sand and less grass. It was actually my biggest fear on booking my trip … Continue reading

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