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1072 What To Pack For A DofE Expedition
1072 What To Pack For A DofE Expedition
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1072 What To Pack For A DofE Expedition

Prepare for your expedition with the DofE's recommended Kit List...

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1132-top-winter-walking-safety-tips-from-the-bmc
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1132-top-winter-walking-safety-tips-from-the-bmc

Our partners, the BMC, have shared with us their top tips for staying safe on winter walks, so you can enjoy everything the changing seasons have to offer.

Rucksack Fitting Guide
Rucksack Fitting Guide
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Rucksack Fitting Guide

Your rucksack is a staple piece of kit for any adventure - and usually your heaviest, once fully packed. Having a correctly-fitting rucksack is essential to keep you comfortable on long treks and avoid injuring yourself or using more energy than necessary.

1120 Our Top 9 Winter Adventures
1120 Our Top 9 Winter Adventures
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1120 Our Top 9 Winter Adventures

For a little inspiration, here’s a selection of our staff’s winter adventure plans...

3017 top 5 challenging walks on the south west coast path
3017 top 5 challenging walks on the south west coast path
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3017 top 5 challenging walks on the south west coast path

The UK's longest National Trail, the South West Coast Path, offers some of the most stunning scenery in the country and plenty of opportunities to get outdoors, whether you're a weekend walker or seasoned long-distance hiker.

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1121-the-ramblers-top-10-city-escape-walks
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1121-the-ramblers-top-10-city-escape-walks

Just a short car, bus or train ride away from some of Britain’s most popular cities, you’ll find some incredible rural walks ranging from leisurely two hours strolls to more challenging, longer routes. Here, the Ramblers take us through their top ten countryside escapes.

How To Choose An Insulated Jacket
How To Choose An Insulated Jacket
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How To Choose An Insulated Jacket

Insulation is essential to keeping warm in the outdoors, and is usually worn as a mid-layer, or as the outer layer in dry, cold climates.

6 Alternatives to Crowd-Magnet Mountain Walks
6 Alternatives to Crowd-Magnet Mountain Walks
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6 Alternatives to Crowd-Magnet Mountain Walks

Britain's wonderful hills, mountains and fells are some of the most heavily-trodden in the world, and unsurprisingly, some mountain routes can feel crowded at times. 

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