Peak District – Thirst House Cave – Bivvy Wild Camp

So, I've got a few items on a list of places and situations I'd like to wild camp in. One of my aims for 2015 was to camp up a tree, when I say camp up a tree I probably mean just sling up a hammock somewhere high up in th branches and sleep there for the night. Another item on my list was to sleep in a cave, that cave was to be Thirst House (also known as Hob Thirst's) and the time was to be tonight. My friends Ray, Jay and I headed for Chelmorton where we left the car then walked down Deep Dale Read more [...]

Peak District – Winter Tarp & Bivvy Wild Camp on White Edge

This video sees my friend Graeme (aka Black73Cat) and I head out for a windy and wintry wild camp on White Edge in the glorious Peak District. We had planned this overnighter around a week earlier but in the days leading up to it the UK was battered by high winds. I had my Terra Nova Adventure 2 Tarp again and it was the first outing for my Osprey Exos 48 bag that I purchased before Christmas. It was also the first outing for my new hand grip for the GoPro that my friend Matt kindly made for Read more [...]

#MicroAdventure – Bike & Bivvy – Ashover Derbyshire

I love an adventure, anywhere, anything, you name it, I'll give it a whirl. I always really look forward to getting out and about where ever my bank balance and time off work will allow. A 1 or 2 week trip in Scotland walking Munros, a long weekend in the Lake District ticking off a few Wainwrights or half the Pennine Way ;-). However, it doesn't always have to be an "epic", that word is ridiculously over used now days it seems. Just a single night out will sometimes do, a walk in Read more [...]