The Updated Micro Adventure Kit

So i’m gearing up for a weekend away as part of my recovery and i thought i’d expand on a post i wrote for Al’s Blog last year about the kit i use for Micro Adventures. Rucksack – I always try to extol the virtues of taking what you already...

A Night in the Woods

Tedium. It’s the only word to really describe the past 2 weeks. My leg is still sore some days and cycling hurts a little, which means I’m not quite ready to hop back on the bike just yet. I’ve been using the time away from the expedition to search for the...

Training Plans

With only a few weeks until i leave i’ve been stepping up the amount of training i’m doing for the expedition. Training is of course essential for an expedition but it can get rather boring seeing the same old sights day in, day out. I’ve been...

Micro Adventure kit list

Here’s a piece i recently wrote for Al’s site. The key to Micro Adventures is to pack light. This doesn’t mean you have to go out and buy overly expensive, ultra light kit. You can simply use whatever you have lying around at home but focus on taking the...

Scotland calling…

I as i write this i’m sorting and packing my kit, ready to head up to the Highlands for a week or so. The plan is to walk from Durness, the most northwesterly village on mainland Britain, heading south for a few days of camping, testing out my bushcraft skills,...