Peak District – Bivvy Wild Camp in the Dark Peak

In this video my friend Jay and I set out from Hope and head up the old Roman Road towards the forest surrounding Wooler Knoll. We had come to visit a spot that I'd camped at in my Wild Country Zephyros a few years ago but this time we had arrived armed with our bivvy bags. I was testing out my new Alpkit Hunka XL and Jay was in his trusty Army Issue Goretex bag. I've been very happy with the Hunka so far and I'm looking forward to seeing how long it lasts in comparison to my 10 year old Read more [...]

Social Hiking – Peak District – Dark Peak Combi Map

Those of you who are regular visitors to my site will know I'm a huge fan of Social Hiking (shareyouradventure.com). A few months ago a great new feature called "Combi Map" was introduced, Obviously the name is pretty self explanatory but it basically allows you to combine a number of different maps into one. I've been doing a lot of walking in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District so I thought it was about time I shared my map here. I have combined all my walks into this map above which Read more [...]