Wild Camping – A Personal Opinion

We always encourage our readers to get in touch and share their views when they feel strongly about something. Freddy Phillips did just that and got in touch to respond to our article on wild camping. You can read Freddy's response below. Wild Camping On the matter of wild camping, I do this routinely on … Continue reading Wild Camping – A Personal Opinion

Khumbu Challenge is Under Way

The Royal Navy Khumbu Challenge is currently under way in the Nepal Himalaya. This is particularly special expedition, since it is the inaugural expedition for Project Fortitude. Project Fortitude is a Royal Navy / Royal Marines initiative which will help service personnel who have been physically injured or who are suffering from psychological injuries. Through … Continue reading Khumbu Challenge is Under Way

CheapTents.com Blog Celebrates Its First Year!

Today marks the first birthday of the CheapTents.com blog! During this time we have published lots of gear reviews and interviews with outdoor professionals plus news and advice about camping, hiking, equipment and outdoor activities. Best Ever Outdoor, Hiking, Climbing and Gear Posts! In order to celebrate this achievement we have compiled a list of … Continue reading CheapTents.com Blog Celebrates Its First Year!

Ultralight Backpacking – Tips for being more lightweight

Today more and more people are looking for ways to lighten their backpack and go ultralight. It makes the walking easier, lets you cover more miles and can make things a lot more fun. But what are the best ways to save weight and become more lightweight.  I've put together a short summary of some of the … Continue reading Ultralight Backpacking – Tips for being more lightweight

International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation UIAA Interview

The UIAA is an international federation which represents climbers and mountaineers from across the globe. The acronym UIAA stands for Union internationale des associations d'alpinisme, which can be translated from French into International Union of Alpine Associations. However the the organisation is more widely known as the International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation. The UIAA has … Continue reading International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation UIAA Interview

What Outdoor Gear Do You Need to Take Up Scafell Pike?

Recently I wrote about doing a hike and scramble up Scafell Pike in the Lake District. What outdoor gear should be taken on a day walk up the highest mountain in England? This would obviously depend upon the time of year and the expected weather conditions. Below is a list of the outdoor gear that … Continue reading What Outdoor Gear Do You Need to Take Up Scafell Pike?

Dixie Dansercoer: Polar Explorer and Expeditionist – Exclusive Interview!

Not many of us can say that we have been to either the Arctic or the Antarctic, but for Dixie Dansercoer the sub-zero climates of the poles are a passion. Dixie Dansercoer is the ultimate polar explorer and extreme sport expeditionist, he makes regular polar trips and has crossed both polar regions on foot. Born … Continue reading Dixie Dansercoer: Polar Explorer and Expeditionist – Exclusive Interview!