While I have the monumental task of making our household free from single use plastics, at a manageable budget, I want our hiking trips to be just as ethical
A few thoughts about my warmest sleeping bag and how it performed in arecent hike around the Isle of Wight
Sometimes we have to share a route. Its not fun and we don’t like it. But eventually it gets us to where we want to go.
So every time we hit the trail, I’ve gone through this process of asking myself these questions and at times they can cause some anxiety, am I doing the right thing? What if we haven’t enough food? or do the kids really want to hike 10 miles today?
A review of my current trail shoe of choice – the Terraflex from Xero Shoes
There are many benefits to hiking on the coast. Scenic views, access to “facilities”, plentiful Ice Cream to name a few.
Last week we hiked around the Isle of Wight, our home. Here’s a little highlights package of the hike while I write up a full trip report.
These 3 were so excited to be climbing their first ever mountain and I can’t find the words to tell you how happy I was, just to be in the mountains with the kids at long last. It didn’t matter if we made it to the summit or not (we did) we just wanted toContinue reading “First Time for Everything”
2 mountains, sleeping under the stars and a super moon and hiking some 21 miles in just over 24 hours
An introduction to the stars of Just Up The Trail
Watching the sunset from Brook Down, while Evan and his Mum wait for the rest of us.
Hiking the Tennyson Trail, Isle of Wight in February 2017.
A few thoughts about what makes a good family tent, not necessarily family sized, but good for us.
A hike for Lils Birthday. Chasing our shadows across the Island and walking in the footsteps of prehistoric beasts.
A muddy trail and a lost boot