Monthly archives: September, 2017

KIT Reviews

  KIT Reviews   I hate packing. Not really the physical act but figuring out what to pack. Am I packing for an expedition to the greater ranges; mountaineering in the Alps; multi pitch sport climbing in Europe; multi pitch trad in Wales; a two day bivi trip; ice climbing in Scandinavia; a Bushcraft walk…



  KIT Reveiws     The Perfect courier bag?  You may remember me raving about my Millican rucksack recently. Well, Fraser the rucksack is brilliant for most things we do; climbing, hill walking etc. but when I am teaching Bushcraft I am using stuff all the time, there is limited space in my pockets and…



South Downs Way Bivi Walk 23rd.-24th. September 2017

The sun was down. We approached the clutch of trees; stunted and twisted by the south easterly wind. In the crepuscular light, they seemed quite forbidding. By the time we had set up camp, the owls were calling. Down in the valley a train, segmented by the light bursting from its windows, wound its sinuous…