The Peak District isn’t all about hills; a view doesn’t have to be in the distance for it to be breathtaking.
Scarpa’s R-Evolution GTX boots don’t quite add up to the sum of their parts.
Social media remains the only way that people you would otherwise ignore get access to your time and thoughts.
I’m going to remember what life is like without social media for 30 days. No Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn.
This idea that technology is bad, that GPS is cheating, that outdoors aides make you less of an outdoorsy type – these ideas need to die. They’re steeped in the past, they’re unhelpful and they don’t encourage anybody to discover our beautiful outdoor spaces.
Or: How to do a long walk, which is quite a scary thing to do when you (over)think about it.
Normally I write posts after the event, once the walk is done and I can share the route. This time, I’m going to write more as the plan comes together – this isn’t your average walk in the national park.
Do you still need paper maps to be safe outdoors? And which electronic mapping is the best? This is my review of Ordnance Survey and ViewRanger.