The Great Outdoors1 min de lecture
Crib y Ddysgl, Snowdonia
“The mountain forecast said it was a promising day for a dawn raid on the Clogwyn y Person arête, which takes you up to Crib y Ddysgl, the continuation ridge from Crib Goch towards Snowdon when undertaking the Snowdon Horseshoe. “We soloed together u
The Great Outdoors1 min de lecture
The North Face Commits To Reducing Its Impact
The North Face has made a new commitment to the environment with its ‘Exploration Without Compromise’ programme. The company has set an ambitious goal to ensure all its clothing is made with recycled, regenerative, organic or responsibly sourced rene
The Great Outdoors10 min de lecture
Different Types Of Sleeping Mat
Durable Inexpensive Can't be punctured Bulky Not as comfortable as inflatable mats Less effort to inflate Warm Comfortable Reasonable cost Can be punctured Above-freezing temperatures only Warm Very comfortable Can be punctured Expensive Most mats co
The Great Outdoors3 min de lecture
Walkers Should Say Yes To Windfarms
WHEN A NEW WINDFARM comes along, our natural reaction as walkers is to say something like: “Well, we’re all in favour of renewable energy. But this particular windfarm is in the wrong place.” And the next windfarm proposal? Also in the wrong place. O
The Great Outdoors1 min de lecture
Order Our Next Issue Now And Get Free Delivery*
DON’T MISS OUT! PAY THE NORMAL SHOP PRICE* AND GET THE NEXT ISSUE DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR. ORDER TODAY! ORDER ONLINE AT: SHOP.KELSEY.CO.UK/TGOJUL21 CALL NOW ON: 01959 543747** Terms & Conditions: Terms and conditions apply. You should receive your cop
The Great Outdoors4 min de lectureEarth Sciences
Ben Alder
“Even on coloured paper [i.e. of the map] that country around Ben Alder bore the unmistakable stamp of the wild and the wilderness, recessed by corries great enough to have at their backs still greater fastnesses, where secret things awaited inquiry.
The Great Outdoors2 min de lecture
The Gear Big Equipment
Aether 65 Pack £200 2.4kg (S/M) comfortable, adjustable hipbelt heavy Capacity: 65 litres Materials: 420D high-tenacity bluesign nylon Closure: lid with buckles, zipped front panel Back system: adjustable, frame, injection-moulded HDPE back panel Bac
The Great Outdoors1 min de lectureFashion
Hanwag Introduces New Banks Low Walking Shoes
Hanwag has launched a low-cut version of its Banks GTX boots for warm-weather walking. The shoes are made from leather and suede, and come with either a Gore-Tex or leather lining. Underfoot there’s a PU midsole with heel stabiliser and an outsole wi
The Great Outdoors1 min de lecture
Wild WALKS
1 Central Highlands Beinn a’ Chlachair 2 Lake District Lank Rigg 3 North York Moors Two Howes & Hazel Head 4 Black Mountains Mynydd Llysiau 5 Somerset Selworthy Beacon & Porlock Bay
The Great Outdoors1 min de lecture
The Great Outdoors
Editor: Carey Davies, carey.davies@kelsey.co.uk Online Editor: Hanna Lindon Editorial Assistant: Chiara Bullen Equipment Editor: Chris Townsend christownsendoutdoors@gmail.com Sub Editors: Roger Smith & Sally Walters Art Editor: Helen Blunt Advertisi
The Great Outdoors1 min de lecture
Bow Fiddle Rock
Size: 297x420mm (A3) Medium: digital illustration ARTIST SARA JULIA CAMPBELL specialises in fantasy illustrations, her work leaping off the page and tempting you to worlds unknown. When she decided to start capturing reality in her work, Scotland’s u
The Great Outdoors3 min de lectureCrime & Violence
Kinder Scout Anniversary Protests Kick Off ‘Summer Of Trespass’
ON 24 APRIL, activists all over England trespassed on privately owned land to mark the 89th anniversary of the Kinder Scout mass trespass. The aim was to protest against the government’s new crime and policing bill, and to highlight the fact that 92%
The Great Outdoors1 min de lecture
Essential Information: Slovenia’s Julian Alps
Getting there: Slovenia has borders with Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia. Easyjet flies to Ljubljana, the greenest capital in Europe, from Gatwick and Luton; another option is Ryanair to the quiet airport at Trieste in Italy, close to the border.
The Great Outdoors1 min de lecture
Primus Upgrades Lite+ Stove
This year’s version of Primus’s stove system, the Lite+, has been updated – and now has a pot with an integrated pouring spout, plus a moulded lid made from 95% bioplastic that can also be used as a mug. The G-1000 Eco outer sleeve has a new cork lin
The Great Outdoors2 min de lecture
Discover And Enjoy The Great Outdoors
THE GREAT Outdoors GREAT REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE: ✓ Get your first 3 issues for £5 ✓ Continue to save 25% after your trial ✓ Have each issue delivered directly to your door for FREE ✓ Receive a subscriber e-newsletter** ✓ Every issue includes walking ro
The Great Outdoors2 min de lecture
Sleeping Mats
THE RIGHT SLEEPING MAT is a crucial piece of kit in wild camping and backpacking; no matter how good your tent or sleeping bag is, without a decent foundation you’re in for a bad night’s sleep and, potentially, a ruined trip a ruined trip. Insulation
The Great Outdoors3 min de lecture
4 Mynydd Llysiau Black Mountains WALES
9.3km/5.8 miles/3 hours Ascent 490m/1585ft 1 Start/Finish Lane near drive to Rhyd-fawr GR: SO190264 Park at tiny layby (two cars) 100m S of drive to Rhyd-fawr, or on verge nearby. Walk up tarmac drive from FP sign, and through farm gate – or cross st
The Great Outdoors2 min de lecture
Women on Nature: 100 Voices on Place, Landscape and the Natural World
Published by Unbound, £25, hardback DURING A PERIOD when the outdoor community is doing some soul searching with regard to female safety, this timely new anthology throws light on women’s experiences in the natural world. In an extract from Motherwel
The Great Outdoors1 min de lecture
Essential Information
START: Bangor, GR SH580722 FINISH: Bethesda, GR SH622668 Distance: 134km / 83 miles Ascent: 4450m / 14,600ft Duration: 4-7 days Difficulty: Moderate. Not as challenging or remote as the Cape Wrath Trail but more challenging than Hadrian’s Wall. A sho
The Great Outdoors1 min de lectureArchitecture
NEMO Releases Tent With A Huge Porch
NEMO’s Dagger Ridge Porch 2-person tent has a 3.9m2 square metre porch – big enough for two camp chairs or even bicycles. The porch has a wide doorway too, so you can sit under shelter while watching the outdoors, plus loops for string lights and a l
The Great Outdoors4 min de lecture
Top 10 WALK IN THE CAIRNGORMS
The Cairngorms is Britain’s wildest national park, and our largest continuous area of high ground. Hillwalking on this sub-arctic plateau can often involve seriously long days or even overnights – and that’s before you even factor in the often-feroci
The Great Outdoors8 min de lecture
Cleanslate
AFTER SPENDING lockdown walking the footpaths around my home, I was left with a strong urge to wander further. I’ve trekked and climbed all over the world, as well as completing several long-distance trails. My meanderings have taken me from the Isle
The Great Outdoors3 min de lecture
1 Beinn a’ Chlachair Central Highlands SCOTLAND
21km/13 miles/6-7 hours Ascent 860m/2820ft 1 Start/Finish Layby on A86 near Luiblea GR: NN434830 Leave parking to cross road bridge on left over River Laggan and take track heading SE then E to Lochan na h’Earba. 2 Follow track along southern shore,
The Great Outdoors2 min de lecture
The Weekend Fix
Published by Sandstone Press, £8.99 Available as e-book and paperback SURELY MOST of us who roam the hills have been drawn into a spot of hill-bagging at some stage, whilst many have taken the bait completely and become completely obsessed with ticki
The Great Outdoors1 min de lecturePolitics
The Duke Of Edinburgh’s Award
6.7 MILLION PEOPLE have taken part in the award THE GOLD AWARD requires a four-day outdoors expedition There are approximately 40,000 volunteers INVOLVED IN RUNNING THE AWARD The DofE Charity was formed sixty four YEARS AGO PARTICIPANTS ARE AGED 14➝2
The Great Outdoors7 min de lecture
War And Peace
THUNDER CRASHED and echoed around a huge limestone amphitheatre. The sultry weather had been closing in since lunchtime, and splashes of rain now peppered the pools below an unusual wire footbridge. A rusty lever eased the cage – with room for just o
The Great Outdoors4 min de lecture
Walking With Kids
WHEN I BECAME A MUM I knew a new chapter of my life was about to begin. My husband Andy and I had enjoyed the hills and mountains recreationally and as professionals for many years, both before we met and as a couple. It’s our happy place and where w
The Great Outdoors4 min de lecture
Wild Family Holidays
CONTENT SPONSORED BY IT’S NOT ALWAYS EASY planning an outdoors-centric family holiday. Even kids who love being outside (and most do, once you’ve wrestled the iPad off them and ‘lost’ the batteries for the TV remote) tend to tire quickly, complain li
The Great Outdoors3 min de lecture
2 Lank Rigg Lake District ENGLAND
13km/8 miles/4-5 hours Ascent 520m/1700ft 1 Start/Finish Roadside parking for a few cars near cattle grid on the Cold Fell road, about 6.5km south of Ennerdale Bridge GR: NY055100 Walk N along Cold Fell road for 3.2km. 2 At sharp left bend, leave roa
The Great Outdoors1 min de lecture
5 More UK Trails
A waymarked trail through the southern Peak District and Derbyshire Dales. The route is 74km / 46 miles. It starts in the Peak District village of Castleton and finishes in Rocester, Staffordshire. SANDSTONE TRAIL The trail is located in central Ches
... Ou découvrez quelque chose de nouveau