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9 Things The Wild Team Are Loving Right Now

1. Shantaram (£7.69)  Recommended by Clare Johnson Shantaram is a 2003 novel by Gregory David Roberts, in which a convicted Australian bank robber and heroin addict who escaped from Pentridge Prison flees to India. International bestseller 2. Themarest LuxuryLite Cot (£146) Recommended by Samantha Clarke If you just can’t get comfortable or warm with an inflatable roll mat, maybe it’s time to invest in a Termarest Cot. This ultra lightweight camping … Continue reading 9 Things The Wild Team Are Loving Right Now

Sally Horse Trekking Guide NZ

How I Ended up Being a Horse Trekking Guide in New Zealand

If you had told me 4 years ago that I would be working as a Horse Trekking guide in the stunning Dart Valley near Queenstown, New Zealand, I wouldn’t have believed you. I’d been to university, got the degree and landed what I though was the ‘dream job’. I was making good money and adapting to city life and all the perks of being a young … Continue reading How I Ended up Being a Horse Trekking Guide in New Zealand

Black Diamond trekking poles review

Black Diamond Trail Trekking Poles Review

The Description Lightweight, all round 4-season trekking poles. Designed for all weather and terrains. Weight Per Pair :  489 g (1 lb 1 oz) Usable Length (mens) :  63.5-140 cm (25-55 in) Collapsed Length :  63.5 cm (25 in) The Test Like with so much of my outdoor gear, I learnt the value of ‘buy cheap, buy twice’ the hard way. I had previously purchased a pair of EuroHike trekking poles that … Continue reading Black Diamond Trail Trekking Poles Review

Water to Go bottle Review

Water-to-Go review

  The Description A plastic water bottle with an integrated filter system. Bottle Dishwasher Proof (Lid is handwash only) BPA free / all materials 75cl capacity Weighing 138g (with filter in) Removes 99.9% of microbiological contaminants (Replace Filter every 3 months The Test When I first heard about a bottle that had an inbuilt filter, I thought it was a genius idea. I get sick really … Continue reading Water-to-Go review

Julie Creffield, creator of The Fat Girls' Guide To Running, told she wants to inspire people who are overweight to live healthier lifestyles.

Interview with: Julie Creffield

We caught up with motivational speaker and founder of Too Fat to Run, Julie Creffield. She is a keen runner who, in her own words describes herself as “not your typical runner…because I am FAT”. She hasn’t let her weight hold her back though and is determined to help others feel the same. Name: Julie Creffield Home: Stratford, East London Age: 38 Environment I like … Continue reading Interview with: Julie Creffield

Mel Everest

Interview with: Mel Southworth

Mel, 48, was born in the northwest of England in the small town of Ramsbottom (I kid you not!). She left her home town at the age of eighteen, moving briefly to London, before embarking on a year-long sabbatical to Australia. After spending the next several years travelling, she moved to a 20 acre farm in a rural part of the southwest of Ireland, where … Continue reading Interview with: Mel Southworth

Ellie NZ trek

No Excuses: Find Adventure With the Time You Have

In our outdoor leading jobs, based in New Zealand, weekends don’t always overlap too well. So with just the one day off together, but desperate for an overnight trip, we organised a late (11am) start for Michael at work, and set off for Welcome Flat Hut in the Copeland Valley. About a 40 minute drive south of Franz Josef, the Copland track is the start … Continue reading No Excuses: Find Adventure With the Time You Have