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If you waited for the right weather, you’d never get out of bed

Winter turned out not to be wintery at all, our plans of snowy ridgelines driven from our heads by the warm wind and sto ...

Primus Winter Gas

In winter, I'm a simple man: give me a cuppa and something to eat and I'm happy. That being the case, I find a gas c ...

What a mug

I can't say the word mug without thinking about The Sweeney, it's just not possible. Now I've mentioned it I hope you ha ...

We’re off to Never-neverland

I woke with a start. Ten past one. It was silent, no snow sliding down the tent. I gave the pole a dunt to shake ...

Exit light, enter night

I'd packed for the cold. I had insulation in abundance and so I was more than a little dispirited when it started chucki ...

News from the gear cupboard

I had the moment of 'ooh it's nearly winter' when I stepped out for work the other day. The sort of moment that had me m ...

It’s not the years, it’s the mileage

"There's some big showers coming, I'm headin' down. Now comes the hard bit" The forecast had said that there woul ...

…and this is Mountain

Although I spent a lot of time solo in the hills, I'm never alone on my journey there. The phonepod is plugged into t ...

Pfanner Wool Felt gloves review

If you were paying attention to my notes from the ROK show at Ratho in January, you'll remember Pfanner. You do? Excelle ...