Category: Outdoors & adventure

Kit review: Nalgene On The Fly water bottle 0

Kit review: Nalgene On The Fly water bottle

Nalgene has launched a cycling friendly bottle that is totally watertight, vey hard wearing and can be opened with one hand. I am a keen cyclist and I take a water bottle out with...

Kit review: AfterShokz Sportz 2 Open Ear Sport Headphones 0

Kit review: AfterShokz Sportz 2 Open Ear Sport Headphones

My guest reviewer is Stevie Grant, who has been training for the long-distance running event, the 53-mile Hoka Highland Fling. He likes to listen to music during his long training runs so he is...

Ski mountaineering in Scotland 0

Ski mountaineering in Scotland

The snow is fantastic in Scotland this year – and the resorts are predicting a long, long season. There are also plenty of opportunities to ski off-piste, so long as you have the experience...

Snowboarding in Steamboat, Colorado 0

Snowboarding in Steamboat, Colorado

There is snow – and then there is Colorado snow… Find out what on earth I am on about by reading my Sunday Mail travel article about a recent snowboarding trip to Steamboat. 19...

Gnarly, pumped and stoked – and now, it’s squirrely 0

Gnarly, pumped and stoked – and now, it’s squirrely

I have, for the past couple of years, been resisting the desire to introduce the snowboarding vernacular into my everyday chat. A year or so ago, I learned some great new words while snowboarding...

Benefits of a winter skills course 0

Benefits of a winter skills course

A winter skills course is as important as the map and compass that you carry and the winter clothing that you wear. A winter skills course will teach you how to cope with the...

27 things I learned and loved about America 2

27 things I learned and loved about America

A recent trip to Colorado was my first time in America. There have been many times that I have thought about a holiday in the US but the main reason for not going was...

Kit review: PortaSki 0

Kit review: PortaSki

There are times when walking, cycling or skiing that you suddenly wish that someone had invented “just the thing”. For example, I have wished that someone could invent just the thing for keeping my...

Winter holidays on the rise 0

Winter holidays on the rise

My guest blogger reveals that winter sports holidays have risen in popularity this year. When compared to 2012, a new survey shows that five per cent more Brits are planning an exhilarating winter sports...