Lover or Hater of Walking Poles?

Some people call them trekking poles or hiking poles, but in these parts we call them hiking poles!  What are your thoughts on walking poles?  Do you love them or hate them? The Walking Pole Poll! Live for the Outdoors has put together a poll on whether you love or hate walking poles? At the … Continue reading Lover or Hater of Walking Poles?

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Indian Mountaineering Foundation Museum, New Delhi, India

Having recently travelled to India I was gutted to find out that I had missed out on an opportunity to visit the Indian Mountaineering Foundation Museum in New Delhi. I found some information about the museum on a tourist map but neither the address nor the location of the museum were actually shown on the … Continue reading Indian Mountaineering Foundation Museum, New Delhi, India

Everest Climber Finds Directions to Llandudno

Welsh news this week has reported an intrigued trekker from Wales discovering a sign pointing to his hometown, Llandudno! It must be altitude sickness?! Reaching almost, 4,000m on his way-up to Everest's Base Camp, James Thomas was greeted by a the painted wooden sign, pointing the way back to Llandudno James Thomas had reached almost … Continue reading Everest Climber Finds Directions to Llandudno