Packing for the Cleveland Way (June 2020)

I recently uploaded a video to YouTube where I share the look and contents of my rucksack, as if I was to have been walking the Cleveland Way this month as originally planned.

I’ll go over some of that again in this post. In my next, I’ll share some of the changes I’ve already made to get the grams down further.

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Winter Wild Camping?

We’re officially in to November as I began to write this. October was a bit of a blur in my memory… The occasional dry day submerged beneath the rushing images of many-a downpour.

From here, it is a long way until we’re back in the seasons of T-shirt weather. I do struggle with the darkness, drop in temperature and reduced sunlight. I’d love to go away and spend a weekend camping but, for me personally, it isn’t the right time of year…

Instead, I’m thinking about the occasional wild camp as a way of getting out there and attempting to ’embrace’ the long winter nights! Continue reading “Winter Wild Camping?”

Packing for The Ridgeway: Days 2 and 3

Hopefully you’ve already seen that I’m now two-thirds of the way along with my walk of The Ridgeway National Trail. Days two and three were tackled with a considerably lighter pack-load, as I would be staying overnight at a youth hostel in between.

In this post, I’ll share some of the essentials (and non-essentials) I carried with me.

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Berghaus Light Hike Hydroshell Waterproof Trousers

In my quest for a new pair of waterproof over-trousers, I eventually turned to the Berghaus Light Hike Hydroshell model.

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