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Best Foot Forward – Foot Care Tips for the Long Distance Hiker.

Hiking involves walking and walking means being on your feet a lot. Obvious right? So shouldn’t we treat our feet with respect and love? After all, there is is nothing quite as soul destroying for the long distance hiker than having painful, swollen, blistered and aching feet. Whilst rain, wind, bugs and the loss of […]

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Gear Review: Hi-Tec Eurotrek Waterproof Men’s Walking Boots

(Hi-Tec EuroTrek Waterproof Men’s Boot)   Footwear. We all know the importance of having the right footwear for walking and hiking and, with so many options available it can be – no, it IS – very difficult to find the correct footwear for our needs. And as our needs differ from person to person and […]

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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 […]