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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Five Benefits of Pull-Ups To Help You Carry Your Backpack

benefits of pull ups

Exercise is great for you. It has been proven time and time again. Exercise releases endorphins which make you happier, get your blood moving, helps to burn excess fat, and can help you fight illnesses, and even live longer. But what are some benefits of specific workouts? Pull-ups have several great benefits that can positively …

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10 Health Benefits of Horse Riding To Keep You In Shape This Summer

Benefits of Horse Riding

Horseback riding may not seem like an activity that would pack a full case of benefits since it appears fairly simple and not physically challenging. However, there are plenty of physical and mental benefits that accompany the sport. The benefits of horse riding spread a wide range, from increased muscular development and growth to mental …

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Expert Advice: How To Stretch Leather Boots

How To Stretch Leather Boots

Leather is a fantastic material for hiking boots, but it does come with some drawbacks. I have a pair of older leather walking boots that I’ve had for twenty years. They’re comfortable, waterproof and very protective, but they weren’t always that way.When you first buy a pair of leather boots, you’ll notice that leather is …

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