Category Archives: Camping

A Southern Snowdonia Camping Trip

It would be wrong to say that this was a walking trip.  It was always planned with the camping at the centre but with some walking to build up an appetite.  I’d been keeping an eye on the weather forecast … Continue reading

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Micro tarp bivi on Minera Mountain – and loads of kit observations

I love sleeping outside.  The main reason I go walking is so I can sleep outside but I never seem to have enough time for proper multi-day trips.  I’ve done no camping since May and I’m conscious that the summer … Continue reading

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Making the downhill bits a little easier

I fancied a night away in the tent and decided to see if it was possible to carry everything I need for camping on my bike.  When I go away for just one night, I try to reduce the weight … Continue reading

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Minera Mountain bivi camp – and sore feet

After last week’s excessively detailed planning list, it was time to stop talking and get walking.  I threw a few things in a rucksack….. well, sort of.  I threw a few things in a rucksack on Friday night then tipped … Continue reading

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Two bothies and a bivi in mid Wales – Part 2

The door to the snug opened and two huge rucksacks entered the room.  I’d had ten seconds notice of the new arrivals so it was the two young men, rather than me, who were surprised to find they had company.  … Continue reading

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Too much chocolate leads to bad wind

Work commitments meant most of The Rabble were already one day into the expedition by the time I arrived in Dollgellau.  After half a day of flat bimbling, they were too tired to wait in the pub for me (rotters!) … Continue reading

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TGOC2014 – A few last minute gear and food thoughts

Thanks to the 4-day weekend, I managed to squeeze in a 3-day/2-night walk and camp in the Berwyns with the aims of 1) walking a long way with a heavy weight on my back, and 2) trying out a few … Continue reading

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