Climbing Restrictions to Protect Birds

Responsible Climbers Protect Birds The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) will be publishing a list of current and new climbing restrictions later this month. These are voluntary restrictions put in place to prevent nesting birds and their chicks from being disturbed. The BMC asks all climbers to read up on the restrictions for the areas in … Continue reading Climbing Restrictions to Protect Birds

Are you a heavyweight, lightweight or ultralight?

You may remember, a while ago we wrote this fun quiz asking whether you are serious about reducing the weight of your backpack, when out running, walking, climbing or riding, asking: are you a lightweight? Ultralight Specialists Years and years of working in the outdoor industry, has led us into our very own niche...one that … Continue reading Are you a heavyweight, lightweight or ultralight?

2008 Outdoor Industry Consumer Survey Results

The Outdoor Industry Association published the results of an industry-wide consumer survey today, providing a great insight into consumer buying decisions.  Are you a bite-size outdoor sports enthusiast or a fully-committed one sports person? What outdoor sports and activities do you do? Respondents claimed to regularly participate in outdoor sports and activities.  These include: 91% … Continue reading 2008 Outdoor Industry Consumer Survey Results

Outdoor and camping advice is our thing…

Outdoor People Outdoor gear, sports and camping are definitely our thing.  Each of the team at CheapTents.com, enjoys their own range of outdoor sports and activities from leisurely walking to travel and triathalons, or from climbing to mountain biking and bivouacking.  For this reason, we take a great interest in a wide range of outdoor … Continue reading Outdoor and camping advice is our thing…