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Gear Review: PurifiCup® Portable Natural Water Purifier – First Look

PurifiCup® Portable Natural Water Purifier I was recently sent a PurifiCup® Portable Natural Water Purifier to test after I responded to a Tweet from @PurifiCup_eu alerting me to this ‘new to the UK’ water filtration system. I contacted PurifiCup® via email offering to test and review this intriguing water purification system during a two week […]

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Gear Review: The Lichfield Treklite 200 Technical Tent

I purchased the Lichfield Treklite 200 tent in 2008 and have spent over 230 nights in it (as of 04/05/2014], 10 of which were consecutive as well as many 2-nighter’s. I have camped in various weather conditions through all seasons and in different countries using this tent and this is my simple review based on […]

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Gear Review: 1200 miles with my Brasher Hillwalker GTX

  In September 2012 I walked the Camino de Santiago – a 525 mile hike across Northern Spain from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port on the French side of the Pyrenees to Santiago de Compostela in North West Spain. This trip was the reason I purchased the Brasher Hillwalker GTX hiking boots that I am going to review in […]

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Thoughts: An ‘Extreme’ Problem Solved – Solar Power

Solar Powered Hiking When hiking for more than a day in remote areas I, like a lot of other hikers, find energy a problem. Not the energy to hike (although my 28 day 500 mile hike across Spain in September 2012 might challenge that assertion!), but rather the energy to power my electronic devices. Click […]

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My Adventures: My First Public Social Hiking Walk

The beginnings of #ShareYourAdventure   The above map shows the very first public walk I did using Social Hiking –, a multi-media, geo-location sharing web application which spawned my hash tag #ShareYourAdventure. Back in 2011 the website was simply called Social Hiking and is still commonly referred to as such. In 2012, from feedback […]