Ever wanted to learn essential adventure secrets that will make your next trip a trouble free one? Our new learning series "The School of Outdoor Life" gives you practical tips and advice so you can make the most of your time in the outdoors.
You will also find a Know Your Knots and Nature's Kitchen recipe section, so you can feel fully prepared for that next trip.
From Sofa to Summit
The top ten essential things you need to know before embarking on that next adventure. Get ready!
Fuel up with a filling Spanish Tortilla for breakfast or dinner. This camping-friendly twist on the traditional recipe is delicious and easy to make.
KNOW YOUR KNOTS
Figure of Eight
The right knot can save your life. The Figure of Eight, or Flemish, knot is best-known as what you tie at the end of your rope to stop it slipping through your retaining devices.
CARE TIP #1
GORE-TEX® products are not only built to last, they're easy to take care of, too. Routine care and maintenance will ensure the highest performance from them and extend their useful lifespan.
TIP OF THE MONTH
by Andrew Lock
Pack like a Trekker, Not like a Tourist.
Try to fit as many things INTO your backpack rather than attaching them on the outside. A thousand things dangling off your pack are not only easy to lose, and likely to get entangled or stolen, but they make you look like a backpacker as well. Those old Sneakers swinging away on the bottom of the pack, a no-go for the ‘novice serious trekker apprentice'.