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Cotswolds Way — Dan Outdoors

Im still not used to this whole writing thing yet but im gettting there I think. Recently I completed the Cotswolds Way, for those of you unsure of what one of them is, its a 102 mile national trail in the UK. It starts…

Beatrix Potter Lake DistrIct

Starting at Wray Castle, here she spent her first holiday in 1882 at 16 when Dalguise in Scotland was no longer available.It’s here she met Canon Hardwicke Rawnsley, a vicar of Wray, who was one of the founding Secretaries of the National Trust, who…

Special UK Hiking member discounts

Some special discounts for you members! For 10% off your next set of walking poles visit Mountain King and use code UKHIKING10 Need some tasty food? Get 10% off at Base Camp Food use code UKHIKING10 Tasty treats for your walking use code UKHIKING10 for 10% off at Expedition…

Giveaway Winners

This is what you’ve all been waiting for, the announcement of the winners! Third place prize the Brew it stick goes to Tony Bain Second place prize of the Primus Lite Stove goes to Kyle Mahognay And the number one prize, the MSR Elixer…

Strava Group

I know some of us like a bit of friendly competition, some of us use it as a motivator to get outside and walk while some of us will use it as a target that needs to be smashed. Many of us i’m sure…

Cover Photo Winner

Congratulations to Mel Riley for winning the UK Hiking cover photo competition! Here is the winning image

Malvern End 2 End

The Malvern End to End is a 9.3 mile route from Chase End Hill in the South, up to End Hill in the North of the hills and takes you across 15 peaks. You start the walk at a little car park on Chase…

Trailpost

Have you ever wondered what weight you’re carrying on an overnight or multiday trip? Need a place to store a list of all you hiking gear? Need a shakedown of your pack? Trailpost could be the site you’re looking for! It allows you to…

Pen Y Fan (The hard way)

This is the hard way to the summit of southern Britain’s highest mountain. Starting at just over 310m above sea level, you have 576m of climbing before the reaching the top at 886m. Route details Cwm Gwdi, Brecon Beacons Difficulty: Challenging Time: 5 hours…

Sawyer Micro Squeeze

Small, lightweight, essential. 3 words that describe this product that’s essential for anyone exploring the back country. Tipping the scales at 2oz its small enough that you’ll hardly know its there. Unlike the mini that weighs the same the flow rate on the micro…

Red Bull : How to Be Superhuman

On the way to work or out about a good podcast can help pass the time, and what better podcast than Red bull’s How to be Superhuman. Red Bull’s unmissable new podcast sets out to examine exactly what it takes to be superhuman. Every…

The TMB (Tour Du Mont Blanc)

Originally posted on Dan Outdoors:
Wow is a good word to describe this trek. Its around 110 miles (170km) and has an altitude gain of around 32808ft (10,000 meters), its very well sign posted and you will visit three different countries on this trek.…


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