Wildlife Interview – British Hares

One of the joys walking in the countryside is being able to observe the wildlife that lives there. Usually small mammals tend to hide out of site, so when we do see them, it is always a high point of the day. One of our favourite British mammals is the hare. With their long ears … Continue reading Wildlife Interview – British Hares

Carol McDermott – Interview – Part Two

Last week we posted the first half of our interview with Lightwave and Crux founder Carol McDermott. In the first half, Carol talks about product design in the outdoor industry, why he set up his own outdoor gear companies and his criteria for designing products. This post picks up from where we left off. Last … Continue reading Carol McDermott – Interview – Part Two

Lightwave Founder and Engineer Carol McDermott – Interview

If you are an ultralight camper or hiker you've probably heard of Lightwave. Lightwave are dedicated to the design and development of high-quality lightweight and ultra-lightweight tents and rucksacks. As we see it at CheapTents, Lightwave offer great products which cater for the specific needs of ultralight and lightweight adventurers and campers. Lightwave balances the needs of durability, … Continue reading Lightwave Founder and Engineer Carol McDermott – Interview

Adventurer Tim Moss – Interview

Opportunities for adventure can be found almost everywhere, if you know where to look. If you are stuck for inspiration, Adventurer and Expedition Manager, Tim Moss can help. There are lots of ideas on Tim's The Next Challenge website, through which he also offers advice, research and support for expeditions. For example, Tim has helped … Continue reading Adventurer Tim Moss – Interview

Phil Wickens Pro Polar Explorer & Photographer

Many climbers and mountaineers dream of summitting unclimbed peaks. Making 8 first ascents might seem like an unattainable feat, but for Polar explorer Phil Wickens this was accomplished on just one expedition! In January 2012 Phil led a small team of mountaineers and skiers to climb 13 peaks located in the Antarctic Peninsula. Travelling between … Continue reading Phil Wickens Pro Polar Explorer & Photographer

Living His Dream – An Interview with Terry Abraham

Terry Abraham is one of the most in-demand specialist "outdoors" videographer's in the U.K. He is living proof of the maxim "follow your dream". Terry, a keen outdoor enthusiast all of his life, combines his hobbies of film making and wild camping by shooting short films of his treks. After meticulous editing, he posts the … Continue reading Living His Dream – An Interview with Terry Abraham

Social Hiker Alex Atkinson Walks Coast to Coast

A familiar face on social media platform Twitter, Alex Atkinson ( @atkypne ) is an avid hiker, backpacker and wild camper. Alex and two of his friends recently took on the Coast to Coast walk, in aid of Hounds for Heros. The Coast to Coast Walk is a 192 mile route that was devised by … Continue reading Social Hiker Alex Atkinson Walks Coast to Coast

"Superman among trekkers" Andrew Skurka's Hiking Clinic

You may recall a while back we did an interview with Andrew Skurka following his 7 month Alaska-Yukon-Expedition. Since then there has been plenty of interest in Andrew from all parties, including National Geographic who called him a "superman among trekkers", a sentiment we fully agree with a Cheap Tents. In April, Andrew visited the … Continue reading "Superman among trekkers" Andrew Skurka's Hiking Clinic