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Wild camp by Llyn Cau, Cadair Idris

“…I had a decision to make for this first wild camp trip up a mountain. Do I take a Tarp and go lightweight, or do I take my tent and have some relative comfort (but heavier pack)…”

Inspired by Alastair Humphreys

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First Toddler Microadventure

This weekend I took my daughter on her first toddler microadventure. She’s just turned 3 years old and I figured that this first trip will either make or break her taste for the outdoors, for camping and for adventure in general. Realising this I made sure I carefully planned each aspect of the trip so that there was never a bored moment or soggy spirit. Read on for my experience of how my careful plans panned out.

Inspired by Alastair Humphreys

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Welsh 3000 Challenge Report

“…It was late, we were behind schedule and we now had a difficult decision to make, we were all very tired, red-eyed, achy and did I mention tired? By this time we had covered 8 of the 15 peaks (plus the annoying additional one by mistake) which means we had 7 peaks to go. Just over half way. I can tell you it did not feel like we were only half way and the realisation that we now had to basically do everything we had already done, again, weighed very heavily on our minds…”

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