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Gear

Waterproof Jackets – Hydrostatic Head Explained

Waterproof Jackets – Hydrostatic Head Explained

As we have well and truly moved out of the Summer season, and the weather will become a little more testing and tempermental; you might …

Preparing Gear For Autumn/Winter – Chris Gill

Preparing Gear For Autumn/Winter – Chris Gill

The nights are drawing in, temperatures are slowly dropping and the wood pile needs sorting. Whoop whoop winters on its way! This also signals the …

Why An Outdoor Clothing Layering System?

Why An Outdoor Clothing Layering System?

To explain this question simply; different types of clothing are ideally suited towards particular jobs in keeping you comfortable when out on the hill, and controlling …

What Makes A Good Pair Of Hiking Boots?

What Makes A Good Pair Of Hiking Boots?

Boots are an element of kit that alot of people get wrong. Buying online, becoming price led, blinded by brand loyalty. Either one of these …

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First Aid

How Do I Treat Blisters – First Aid With Tim Cain

How Do I Treat Blisters – First Aid With Tim Cain

Tim Cain is a leadership and management expert, and teaches First Aid courses to those who work in, or visit the hills and mountains. We asked …

Hill & Mountain First Aid – How To Address Bleeding

Hill & Mountain First Aid – How To Address Bleeding

Loss of blood can of course, be potentially life threatening when out in the mountains. It is important to know how serious a bleed is …

What should I carry in my first aid kit? (with Anthony Eccles)

What should I carry in my first aid kit? (with Anthony Eccles)

In this quick fire article, Anthony Eccles (ML) of Higher Climbing Mountaineering explores the subject of first aid kits and his thoughts behind what he takes …

 

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