Mam Tor and Great Ridge Walk

The Great Ridge Peak District

Walking The Great Ridge. On the morning of my Mam Tor and Great Ridge Walk, I woke up 5:30 am to a fresh and bright start to the morning. Having checked the weather the night before, I was expecting to be welcomed in The Peak District by picturesque, snow-topped peaks. Although it was a little …

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Wild Camping on Kinder Scout

Wild camping on kinder scout in Peak District

Kinder Scout Wild Camp. Well, my first impression of wild camping on Kinder Scout is WOW! What an excellent spot for a wild camp in the Peak District, the views were mesmerising. I had been looking forward to this mission for quite some time. It’s over 20 years ago since I last went trekking on Kinder Scout plateau. The …

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Hi Gear 80+15L Backpack Review

Hi Gear Long Haul Travel Pack 80+15L review

Hi Gear 80+15L Backpack Review. After doing a bit of online research and visiting Cotswolds, GoOutdoors, Blacks, and other shops that sell outdoor equipment. I came across the Hi Gear 80+15L Backpack in GoOutdoors, Loughborough. It seemed to offer exactly what I needed.  I purchased the Hi Gear 80+15L based on volume, rather than on …

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