For some, winter might mean a time for hibernation, but Lowe Alpine and the BMC’s latest competition, Make Winter Count (#MakeWinterCount), is ready to give you the tools and skills you need for more wintry adventures outdoors. While many hikers will head for the hills in the summer, Lowe Alpine and the British Mountaineering Council […]
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The stage adaptation to Joe Simpson’s 1988 novel Touching the Void promises a heart-rending and exciting experience, not to mention one with some ingenious tricks up its sleeve. Background to Touching the Void Joe Simpson’s account of his near-fatal but successful summit with climbing partner Simon Yates of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes has […]
If you’re looking for outdoor inspiration, then take a gander at Dave Hamilton’s latest book, Wild Ruins BC.
Now more than ever, women are breaking boundaries and records in the outdoors. Whether it’s completing previously-claimed ‘unclimbable’ routes, beating long-distance hiking records, or even just proving you’re never too old to pick up a sport, on 2019’s International Women’s Day I wanted to share with you all some of the best outdoor films with […]
On Friday I discovered that myself and my husband would be featured in Booking.com’s latest ad, One Mission, which celebrates all hotels and experiences around the world, through the eyes of its employees. I’m excited that the footage of us was featured, as it showcases some of Iceland’s most breathtaking and otherworldly landscapes. Over […]
If the thought of fighting for rubbish goods leaves you devoid of Christmas spirit, or your budget can’t stretch to splurging in the shops, then try a few of these homemade gift ideas that will get your loved ones outside (or at least enjoying the outdoors even more!).
If you’re anything like me, you tend to get into an exercise rut. Trying to organise your schedule around work, family and social commitments often ends in you treading the same running routes, or doing the same series of weights, movements, etc. You name it, you’ve done it a hundred times. To be fair, it […]
With the limited daylight hours and never-ending storms in the early hours, I’ve become a bit of an armchair adventurer of late. Not to mention the fact I’ve received/bought a trove of books over the Christmas period, and my evening entertainment for the period of poverty known as January is complete. Not that I am […]
Big thanks to all of you who voted for me for Simply Hike’s blogger awards in the Newbie Outdoor Blogger category! Competition was stiff, and it just showed how many excellent blogs and people there are out there exploring the outdoors! AmorExplore was a finalist in the category, and it wouldn’t have happened if it […]
With my Bupa 10k race only a few days away, I feel quite fortunate knowing I can relax on the fundraising side of things and focus on having fun on the day. This is largely thanks to my generous friends, family and co-workers (if you’re reading this, you guys are top!) helping me reach my […]