Sam's Outdoors

Discovering the great British Countryside One Step At A Time

Ten Tips for Staying Dry While Hiking in the Rain

Ten Tips for Staying Dry While Hiking in the Rain

There are two guarantees in life, death and taxes. This is unless you go hiking in the UK countryside, then its death, taxes and rain. Whether you’re a hiking newbie or a seasoned guru, eventually, mother nature will catch you in a downpour. Knowing how to stay dry on the trail is a vital part …

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How to Clean Walking Boots, Backpacks and Clothes

How to Clean Walking Boots, Backpacks and Hiking Clothes

Summer is over, and it’s time to put away your hiking gear for another year if you’re not going to be using it over the winter. Personally, I don’t tend to do much hiking over the winter as I’m not a fan of hiking in the snow and such, all my summer hiking gear is …

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10 Hot Weather Hiking Tips To Keep You Comfortable This Summer

10 Hot Weather Hiking Tips To Keep You Comfortable This Summer

There is nothing better than getting out in the countryside this summer. Its something about the fresh air and the English countryside that make the whole weekend almost nostalgic. The problem is when the temperature really starts to climb, and the mercury levels start hitting above 30. This is where hiking can sometimes become a …

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Best Inflatable Canoe (Buyers Guide UK 2021)

Best Inflatable Canoe (Buyers Guide UK 2021)

If you’re off on a camping holiday to the beach this summer, there nothing better than being able to get on the water either for exercise, to see the coastline from offshore, or even do some fishing. If you want to store it easily, you have three choices, a blow-up dingy, a blow-up paddleboard or …

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