Not so much about the walks themselves, but the stuff you wear, use or just take with you when you do them.
Yes, this is a whole section dedicated to waterproofs, rucksacks, tents and all sorts of other stuff that you may want to equip yourself with when you head out.
Published 2 July 2014
It’s an Ordnance Survey map, in a book!
Published 9 April 2014
Everything you need to know about keeping dry.
Published 3 January 2013
No pan and no stove? What madness is this?!
Published 10 October 2012
Travelunch’s Pasta Carbonara is in the spotlight. Yumtastic or just tragic? Watch the video and find out.
Published 8 June 2012
Got a camera? Go out walking with it? Ever thought about what might happen should you lose the camera?
Published 5 June 2012
This time we get down with that age old summer time activity of camping with a good tour of my own tent – the Terra Nova Laser Competition.
Published 3 May 2012
Hold on to your camp food because Rambling Man is taste testing again!
Published 28 March 2012
Memory Map which, should you never have heard of it, is a piece of software for your computer that allows you to work with maps. You can plan routes, print out maps, programme your GPS, plot positions and all sorts.
Published 15 March 2012
It’s another Rambling Man Camp Food Taste Test, this time putting Travellunch Pasta in a Napoli Sauce to the test.
Published 8 November 2011
Water filter bottles. That’s what this video is all about. NO! DON’T TURN OFF YET! IT’S REALLY GOOD! HONEST!
Published 2 September 2011
In this edition I try out one another amazing walking/camping food options on the market, namely Uncle Ben’s Spicy Mexican Rice.
Published 13 July 2011
Some people swear by Berghaus’s yeti gaiters and they’re used by the military. They fit with a tight seal around the outside of the boot, protecting the laces and seams where water might get in to the boot. But are they easy to get on?
Published 2 July 2011
Another video camp food taste test. Is Travellunch’s Hungarian Beef and Noodles any good?
Published 12 June 2011
Whilst on my recent trip to the Lake District (look out for posts on that coming up very soon) I experimented with various “easy to prepare meals” suitable for the solo walker who is camping. And I decided to film the results.
Published 16 April 2011
It’s now less than two months to go until my final day at the BBC, which is daunting. However it’s also exciting as it’s less than two months until my final day at the BBC! For that means that my trip to walk the Southern Upland Way is drawing ever nearer.
Published 28 October 2009
There’s something about a good pair of hiking boots. As you stomp over hill and dale, a good pair will propel you forward and make even the hardest climb feel pretty good on the old feet. They’ll feel part of you.