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
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 bed folds down surprisingly small. The perfect camping gadget.
3. Women and Bicycles Festival 2017
Recommended by Claire Mason
This 2 day festival taking place in Oxford on the 4th and 5th March, celebrates the wonderful ways women dn bicycles are changing the world. It sounds great with talks, workshops and guided rides.
4. Backpacker: The Ultimate Travel Game
Recommended by (me!) Bex Band
I’m loving this little card right now. I was given it as a christmas present and thought it looked rubbish, but decided to give it a go anyway. I’m now completely addicted. Each time you play you learn new rules and strategies and can keep an ongoing scoreboard, making it ideal for any adventurer with long travel days to kill.
5. The Hidden Life of Trees
Recommended by Jenko Jenkins
This book explores woodlands looking at life, death and regeneration. According to the blurb on this book, tree parents, like humans, live together with their children, communicate with them and support them as they grow, sharing nutrients with those who are sick or struggling. It sounds fascinating and has rave reviews. Although Jenko dis warn us that we might start talking to trees…..
6. Morakniv 120 Hooked Blade Knife
Recommended by Bryn Hennely
This handy little knife is perfect for carving out bowls or spoons. Check out this picture of a cup Bryn is currently working on with her Morakniv. We love your style!
7. Burt’s Bees Res-Q Ointment
Recommended by Cearra Cannon
A comforting salve made up from comforting herbal ingredients. This versatile ointment is perfect for the outdoor woman and can be used on all elements of weathered skin from chaffing, dryness to sunburn.
Recommended by Emma Bird
This free app is perfect for any keen hiker or biker. It offers a variety of trails, covering all the single tracks that are often missed on the bigger navigation tools. Thanks for the tip Emma
9. Scottish Bothy Bible
Recommended by Kerry-Anne Martin
Scottish Bothy Bible: The complete guide to Scotland’s bothies and how to reach them. For anyone looking for a micro adventure, get yourself a copy of this book, the first ever guide to Scotland’s hidden network of bothies. If you need any more convincing, have a read of Kerry-Anne’s own bothy adventure on Two Wee Adventurers – 5 bothies with a 5 year old
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Bex Band founded Love Her Wild. Alongside running the community, she is an author, blogger and speaker on all things adventure and conservation. For her work championing women in the outdoors, she has been nominated for multiple awards and was named one of the UK’s Top 30 inspirational entrepreneurs.