GIFT IDEAS FOR OUTDOOR LOVERS 2017

Well it’s December, the Christmas adverts are on the telly box, the town Christmas lights are on, the shops are playing non-stop Christmas music, and we’re being warned of “last order for pre-Christmas delivery” dates. So can you really blame … Continued

CAN YOU GET ONE HOUR OUTSIDE EVERY DAY IN NOVEMBER?

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November is a notoriously cold, dark and damp month. Which is rubbish. Really rubbish. I mean, don’t get me wrong, November is a great month. I think it’s particularly excellent because it’s the month in which I celebrate my birthday. … Continued

BREAKING IN LEATHER HIKING BOOTS | BRASHER COUNTRY MASTER

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I often talk about boots that are comfortable “straight from the box”, that is, with little or no breaking in required. It’s something of an advantage of the lighter mesh and material boots – if you choose a traditional leather … Continued

ONE PAIR OF BOOTS FOR EVERY ACTIVITY | KEEN TERRADORA

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When you are heading out for a day outside, how do you choose what to put on your feet? When packing for a road trip for which you have limited room in your bag, how do you pick the sole … Continued

FIND YOUR LOCAL GREENSPACE AND GETOUTSIDE

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If you’ve been reading Splodz Blogz for any length of time you will know how I like to champion getting outside in your local area. I’ve said, more than once, that there are so many places to explore from your … Continued

WATERPROOFING MYSELF FOR HIKING

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Recently I seem to be in the habit of choosing the wettest of wet days to go hiking. And camping. I mean, this year alone I’ve done Kinder, Lancashire, and the Yorkshire Three Peaks in absolutely terrible rain. A lot … Continued