Tuesday, 6 December 2011


Out of the blue, I was approached to review the fourth edition of Chris Townsend's Backpacker's Handbook. More on this once I've ploughed through it. It's certainly very comprehensive.

Towards the end of January, I'll be reviewing Wild Country's new Zephyros 1 solo backpacking tent. I'm really looking forward to seeing what it's like. Basically a Terra Nova Laser but rather more robust (and heavier, of course) but for £150 it seems remarkably good value.


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  2. Wow that book brings back memories! I started backpacking with an earlier edition as my guide. It got me started.

    My trips are short these days with two toddlers in tow, but I can't wait to get them out with me for longer trips.

    I'm going to live vicariously through your posts until their legs grow a bit I think!

  3. I love what you are doing with the blog. I have little ones now and I can't get out much. I like to read your blog posts, I read often and this is my first time commenting. I live in Washington State and I look forward to your posts in the future. Keep up the great work.