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Ben Hunter's planning the first 100% self-powered winter Munro round, here's how it all began.
Ben Hunter is planning on the first ever 100% human-powered winter round of the Munros and he's going to be blogging about his plans and preparations over the next few months on OM - here's how it all began.
Hello everyone. I am new to this whole blogging business, so ... Continue reading
Need some inspiration for the weekend? How about the Snowdon Horseshoe?
The forecast for the weekend looks great - sunny, dry, mild and light winds. An ideal sort of scenario for a round fo the classic Snowdon Horseshoe over Crib Goch's razor edge, Snowdon summit and back over Lliwedd. Here's OM regular Jamie from Trekking Britiain's video of a 2008 visit with ... Continue reading
More than you might think - Tanya Bascombe describes the invaluable work of the European Outdoor Conservation Association.
Conservation - What's The Outdoors Industry Doing About It?
As an outdoorsy type, I bet you probably consider yourself Quite Interested in green issues and conservation? ‘Treading Lightly’ - all that kind of thing? Well did you know that across Europe, an ever expanding group of outdoor brands - Marmot ... Continue reading
Crucial survival tips from the priceless Gavin McInnes.
It's been ages since we've brought you one of the excellent Gavin McInnes, 'The Naturist' survival videos sponsored by Teva, but it's a cracking way to brighten up a slightly overcast Monday morning, erm, afternoon. Here the man himself tackles one of the fundamentals of survival and shows you how to ... Continue reading
A selection of cracking mountain images in video from from OM regular Alan Bellis.
There are some cracking mountain images on the OM Gallery, but we really like what OM regular Alan Bellis has done here - he's taken a selection of his favourite mountain photographs taken across the world over the last six years and made them into a YouTube video complete with ... Continue reading
John Hayes is attempting to become the first person to walk the E4 route from Tarifa in Spain, to Budapest and all in a good cause too, here's the story of his first month on the trail.
John Hayes is tackling an epic of a walk, the 3,000-mile E4 Long Distance Path from Tarifa in southern Spain to Budapest in Hungary. It's far and away the biggest walk he's ever attempted, crosses both the Alps and the Pyrenees, goes through six different countries and involves a fair few ... Continue reading
Inn Way guidebook author Mark Reid has just completed his 10,000th walking mile in style.
Ever wondered how many miles you've walked? Innway guidebook author, Mark Reid, a man after our own heart, decided to keep track and he's just racked up his 10,000th walking mile...
When I gave up my job as an area manager with a large brewery back in spring 1997 to concentrate ... Continue reading
... and today belongs to Patrick, the Whites Outdoors micro pig...
This made us smile - Patrick the micro pig from Whites Outdoors in Ramsbottom, TV celebrity, victim of ridiculous legislation and now poster pig for his very own saint's day. Plus if you're very, very quick, you could spend more than £50 at the store and land a free pie and ... Continue reading
Shane Ohly of inov-8 outlines why the company believes that minimalism is the way forward for shoes.
Author Shane Ohly is a consultant to NE-based running and trail footwear brand, inov-8 as well as being a highly experienced runner and adventure racer himself. With 'barefoot' and minimalist running footwear becoming increasingly popular, here he outlines the arguments in favour of adopting more natural running shoes and style and ... Continue reading
Mummy, where do Alpkit socks come from?
A big thanks to James Brown for this video, oh, sorry, a big thanks to Alpkit for this, which shows their original Alpkit Trekker socks being manufactured here in the UK on a, erm, sock machine.
Why are we showing you this? First because the simple satisfaction of knowing just how socks ... Continue reading
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