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Cadair Idris: Minffordd Path Route

Cadair Idris is Wales' second most hiked mountain and is an attractive trek for several reasons. The relatively straightforward hike up, its location, and impressive views from the summit have made it increasingly popular with tourists and locals alike. The mountain...

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The Loch Mullardoch Munros

  Set in some of Scotland's most remote countryside, the Loch Mullardoch Munros make for a fine day's walking and are capped off with a brutal 7-mile slog back to the car. There are a couple of options you have for this hike which we'll look at later in the post. Bang...

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Extensive Garmin Fenix 5X Review

  The Garmin Fenix 5X has to go down as the don of sports watches. I would class it as not only the best hiking watch but the best sports and activity monitoring watch on the go. Throughout this Garmin Fenix 5X review I'll go into detail about many of the awesome...

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Geal Charn And A’ Mharconaich

Geal Charn and A' Mharconaich are on the Drumochter Pass separating the northern and southern Highlands of Scotland. Contrasting in prominence, these Munros can be incorporated with a couple more routes in this mountain-rich region. The alpine scenery in this part of...

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The Best Things To Do In Riga 2018

  I took a bus from Tallinn, Estonia to Riga and, after experiencing the delights of Tallinn, wasn't sure Riga would live up to expectations. I semi-expected a city full of drunken Brits on stag parties. This guide on the best things to do in Riga isn't focused on the...

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How To Clean A Hydration Pack Properly

Have you bought a hydration pack yet? If you're a keen hiker, cyclist or long-distance runner then you should get one right now! When you think about how to clean a hydration pack, you probably just envisage rinsing it with some water and that's that. If...

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The Best Things To Do In Fes 2018

A sweaty, cramped old town, curious stray cats on every street corner, locals claiming to be your best friend, and more palaces than you know what to do with. This is Fes, Morocco. Fes probably isn't most people's first choice nor the first place that...

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