A new advertising campaign has sparked controversy in the walking community. In an un-ewe-sual bid to promote online outdoor gear shop CheapTents, sheep have been painted with the company's logo. After teaming up with farmers located in popular walking areas, including the Lake District, the sheep can be seen now be seen on some of … Continue reading Ramblers Baarmy over Sheep Advertising
Formerly known as the Karrior International Mountain Marathon KIMM, the Original Mountain Marathon is said to be the forerunner of adventure racing. From its inception in 1968, each year this legendary outdoor event has taken place in a different area of the UK. Whilst the region where the race is to take place is revealed … Continue reading OMM 2012 in Kielder Forest?
When 'PoleKitty' left a comment on a post we wrote in February about the Gear needed to climb Ben Nevis, the name made us wonder if it was spam at first. We soon realised it wasn't as we watched in awe at the sight of Kat pole dancing at the top of Ben Nevis, as part of the … Continue reading Pole Dance for Charity on Ben Nevis
Anyone who has made it to the top of Snowdon, either by foot or by the Snowdon mountain train, will know about the existence of the Snowdon Summit Cafe. The original cafe was designed by the architect who designed Portmeirion: Sir Bertram Clough Williams-Ellis. The cafe was built in 1935, with modifications made in the … Continue reading Snowdon Summit Cafe
If your compass is going haywire, your GPS isn't working and you can't see the sun then how do you find your way? Get out your sexy underwear of course! This might not be the first things that springs to everyone's mind, but it is exactly what the Catlin Arctic Survey have been doing. Due … Continue reading Sexy Underwear for Arctic Navigation
A quick reminder to everyone that the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival starts in a weeks time. 2009 is bigger and it's better than ever before. Why?Without a shadow of doubt the best line up of adventure films and climbing speakers ever put together over a single weekend, anywhere, ever! Well that's what we think... The … Continue reading Sheffield Adventure Film Festival