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Best raincovers and drybags for hikers: Keep your walking gear dry in wet conditions
Keeping your hiking gear dry in the wet is not only crucial for maintaining the usability and longevity of equipment and any other items stored in your rucksack or backpack, but helps with your comfort and safety.

Best gifts for walkers: 35 top presents for hikers
If you are wondering what to buy someone who likes walking, or searching for those inexpensive or personalised gifts for hikers, then look no further.

What to wear on a walk or a hike in the UK
An in-depth review of the clothing you should consider when walking or hiking to ensure you are both safe and comfortable in all weather conditions.

What to take on a walk or a hike in the UK
A detailed review of various items of equipment you should consider taking with you when walking or hiking with your safety and comfort in mind.


Guest articles

Yorkshire Three Peaks walking locations
The Yorkshire Three Peaks can be a challenging walk so take time to enjoy these key areas.

Tips on walking the Yorkshire Three Peaks
A few tips about what type of clothing to wear and some of the equipment you will need when taking on the Yorkshire Three Peak challenge.

Taking on the Three Peaks of Yorkshire for Charity
An interesting article for any individual or group looking to tackle the Three Peaks of Yorkshire for charity.

Conquering the Three Peaks
How 6 friends took part in the Three Peaks Challenge to raise money for The British Red Cross and survived!


Guest articles on our other sites

Walks in the Yorkshire Dales
The Yorkshire Dales are a great place to encounter many types of walking destinations.

Explore the Lake District Walks
When visiting the Lake District keep an eye out for some of these popular walking areas.

Top Walks in Yorkshire
There are many great walks in the county of Yorkshire so we have pulled together the list of our favourites three scenic walks.

The Health Benefits of a Good Walk in the British Countryside
Taking a look at the many health benefits of a good walk from cardiovascular fitness to mental wellbeing and stress relief.

Is the Salomon Cosmic 4D GTX the new Brasher Hillmaster?
A look at the technically advanced Salomon hiking boots - a threat to the long-established Brasher Hillmaster?

Hiking Sandals offer a lightweight summer footwear choice
During spring and summer, kit can be kept to a minimum. Hiking sandals offer durability combined with lightweight construction.

An impromptu hike in the Lake District and the taming of Black Crag
A local man meets a university field trip group and offers to show them the best of what the Lake District had to offer - a guided mystery tour including the ascent of Black Crag.

Brasher Hillmaster: The best hiking boot ever?
Championed by many as the best walking boot that money can buy, we cast a critical eye over the Brasher Hillmaster GTX.

Trail Running: Taking in the Scenes at Speed
Every year hundreds of runners cross the iconic landscape of the Lake District National Park to take in the most scenic and beautiful countryside in Great Britain at high speed.

Walking for Health in Pendle
Why you should go for a walk. Not just to take in the beautiful English countryside, but for your health as well.


Digital Mapping

Part 1 - An introduction
In the first of four articles, Graham Hughes of Anquet Maps gives a brief overview of how different users make use of digital mapping.

Part 2 - Planning a route
In the second of four articles, Graham Hughes of Anquet Maps gives a brief overview of how a route can be effectively planned using Anquet Maps.

Part 3 - Out on the hills
In the third of four articles, Graham Hughes of Anquet Maps gives a brief overview of how Anquet Maps can be used whilst out walking.

Part 4 - After your walk
In the fourth and final article, Graham Hughes of Anquet Maps talks about how you can utilise Anquet after your walk to log notes, store photographs and share your routes with others.


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