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Latest camino-related Covid 19 response status and advice

Article · On 27 May 2020 by Sandy Brown (Rev)

Check here daily for the latest on Camino-related COVID-19 response openings for Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, Switzerland and Britain. Covering Camino Francés, Camino del Norte and related northern routes, Via...
Taking It All In As  I Reach The  Atacama Desert

Travelling solo: a female long-distance cyclist’s reflections

Feature · On 6 Feb 2017 by Cressida Allwood

In the final article in the series, around-the-world adventure cyclist Cressida Allwood describes her journey from the solo female traveller perspective. She tells us about some tough encounters and outlines...
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Staying mentally strong and motivated on long distance bike tours

Feature · On 5 Dec 2016 by Cressida Allwood

In 2011, Mountain Leader Cress Allwood began a journey on her bike that would take her around the world. Returning to England in 2013, she now works as a leadership...
Anne And Friends On  Calf  Top Summit In 2007 Before It Was Promoted To Mountain Status Cover

Measuring Mountains - What actually IS a summit?

Feature · On 7 Nov 2016 by John Nuttall and Anne Nuttall

‘New Mountain Found’ scream the newspaper headlines. But surely all the mountains in this country have been discovered long ago: what's new? John Nuttall explains what the headlines are all...
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Finding My Way and Not Getting Lost – Cycling around the world

Feature · On 2 Oct 2016 by Cressida Allwood

In 2011, Cress Allwood began a journey on her bike that would take her around the world. Here, she describes some of the highs and lows of her adventure across...

Lightweight Hammock Camping

Article · On 11 Jul 2016 by Mark Houghton

Looking for lightweight camping gear? Have you considered using a hammock for your next trek? In the winter of 2015 Mark Haughton was planning two very long walks when his...

Running the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc

Feature · On 7 Aug 2014 by Hilary Sharp

A week before the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) I heard a quote on the TV. I wasn’t really listening but I thought it was someone making a tongue-in-cheek...