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Down quilt: a real alternative to traditional sleeping bags for families

Down quilt: a real alternative to traditional sleeping bags for families* By Keith Sleeping bags are one of the heavier and bulkier items that you need when backpacking. This fact becomes even more of an issue when you are walking with young children, who can’t carry their own equipment yet. This is our sleeping bag […]

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Wild camping near Rothiemurchus

Wild camping near Rothiemurchus We dipped in to our Adventure Jar last Wednesday morning and out came ‘Rothiemurchus wild camp’. Plenty of options there then. We started to get all the gear ready, and looked at a few walk and camp options depending on what the weather would be like. It was forecast to be windy […]

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Wild Camping with a Wild Toddler

Wild Camping with a Wild Toddler   Before we had our son, our camping trips were usually one of two very different options. It was either a spontaneous trip to the mountains with hurriedly packed rucksacks crammed with tent, sleeping bags and anything else we could stuff in the bags. We’d be thinking thoughts of if we […]