Buying the Right Boots For Backpacking – A Guide

So you're thinking of going on a trek and you've got to carry all you kit, and you're wondering if you've got the boots for the job? The following guide will give you some advice and show you what to look for when buying the right boots for backpacking. What is Backpacking? However, I'm getting … Continue reading Buying the Right Boots For Backpacking – A Guide

Walking Footwear – Shoes, Mids and Boots

Would the Proclaimers be willing to walk 500 miles, if after half an hour their boots were rubbing and their soles had just come off right in the middle of a cold wet puddle? I doubt it! Especially as they knew they had to do 500 more! Joking aside, and it may seem the obvious … Continue reading Walking Footwear – Shoes, Mids and Boots

Jack Wolfskin Outdoor Gear Range Extended

In April this year we were delighted to announce that we had started stocking Jack Wolfskin tents. Now we are excited to be bringing in a great range of Jack Wolfskin products, including rucksacks, outdoor clothing and walking boots. Below is an overview, describing some of the gear in our new range, which can be … Continue reading Jack Wolfskin Outdoor Gear Range Extended

Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend Camping

You will probably have heard about the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations, which luckily for most of us includes 2 bank holidays (4th and 5th June). Many people and communities will be celebrating in different ways, including street parties and bbq's, others amongst us will use the long weekend to get out hiking and camping for … Continue reading Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend Camping

The Extreme Stroll Around Manchester

This is my first blog post, and though it is not my first attempt to use English I'll apologise in advance for the incorrect grammar, spelling, typos and general idiocy that this post will surely exhibit! The point of this particular post is to discuss the Bogle Stroll 2011 that I have signed myself up … Continue reading The Extreme Stroll Around Manchester