• Willa Malinka

    guest houses mountain

    14th March 2019 Comments (0) Guest houses

    Guest house Willa Malinka is located in Zakopane, Poland.

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  • Hiking first aid kit

    first aid kit with medication

    10th February 2019 Comments (0) Climbing gear, Gears, Hiking gear

    First aid kit for outdoor activities. Walking and climbing in the summer when it’s hot can obviously hold a risk of sunburn. Climbing also brings along other risks. Cuts, bruises and insect bites, to name a few. And if you want to get more serious, sprains and dislocations. In all those cases a first aid …

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  • Dovedale peak district

    9th February 2019 Comments (0) Hiking, One day trip, Peak District

    Starting point: Dovedale, Ilam, Ashbourne DE6 2AY . Google maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/qaUpK9FcpQ92 Car park: £3 All day ticket Description of the hiking route: Dovedale car park – Thorpe Cloud – Stepping Stones – Dovedale car park is a short trip for a beginners. From car park we are

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  • Peak district car park

    car hanging on a tree with a parking sign

    9th February 2019 Comments (0) Peak District

    When we plan a trip to the Peak District we first chose a location and consider where we are going to park the car.  There is no point wasting time looking for parking spaces if we can’t use it for walks, that’s why all our recommended hiking tracks on our website come with all the …

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  • How to keep gears dry in the rain

    man with the backpack walking in the rain

    9th February 2019 Comments (0) Climbing gear, Gears, Hiking gear

    Many of us have encountered rain during a hike in the hills and mountains. Unfortunately, we are not able to predict the English weather. Most tourists during hiking or climbing have waterproof jackets and trousers that protect them from getting soaked and backpacks for clothes, cameras and mobile phones. Most

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  • How to prevent blisters when hiking

    brown boots and grey sockss

    7th February 2019 Comments (0) Climbing gear, Gears, Hiking gear

    How do you choose hiking socks? Which socks are the best in the mountains? In the outdoor market, we can find a huge selection of walking socks of various brands, models and materials. Before buying, we must decide when they will be used, summer walking or winter hiking. In this guide, I will try to …

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  • Helvellyns Striding Edge

    6th February 2019 Comments (0) Hiking, Lake District, One day trip

    One of my favourite walks was Striding Edge on Helvellyn in in February 2018. It was a crisp and perfect day for weather and the views where just out of this world. Starting point: 1 Market Square, Glenridding, Penrith CA11 0PA . Google maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/eV3NfLSNZyJ2 Description of the hiking route:

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  • Walking The Wainwright Binsey

    4th February 2019 Comments (0) Hiking, Lake District, One day trip

    Hi, my name is John Ritchie I’m currently working my way through the Wainwrights, these are 214 peaks located in Lake District National Park in Cumbria, North West England. I go walking with my uncle a lot who has completed the Wainwrights and has almost completed the Trail 100 and the Munro’s. When I walk

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  • How to use trekking poles

    24th January 2019 Comments (0) Climbing gear, Gears, Hiking gear

    Everyone can enjoy outdoor activities to appreciate lose some weight, reduce risk of heart disease and improve blood pressure. Hiking will help build muscle strength in your legs and strengthen your core. During hiking trips to the Peak District or Lake District, trekking poles become indispensable equipment. Reason

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  • YHA Eyam

    21st January 2019 Comments (0) Hostel, Where to stay

    Eyam, Derbyshire, S32 5QP Contact information:Phone: +44 345 371 9738Email: eyam@yha.org.uk Web: www.yha.org.uk/hostel/yha-eyam Overview: YHA Eyam is a Victorian folly resembling a tiny turreted castle, perched on the hillside above the historic village of Eyam. The house was built in 1887 – the Golden Jubilee year

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  • YHA Borrowdale

    21st January 2019 Comments (0) Camping, Hostel, Where to stay

    Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5XEContact information:Phone: +44 345 371 9624Email: borrowdale@yha.org.uk Web: www.yha.org.uk/hostel/yha-borrowdale Overview: YHA Borrowdale is perfect for outdoor activity breaks, school trips and family holidays. This large Lakeland hostel has a fabulous valley location amidst a landscape of

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  • How to get to Zakopane in Poland

    20th January 2019 Comments (0) Hiking, Multi days trip, One day trip, Tatras in Poland, Two days trip

    Zakopane is a resort town in southern Poland, at the base of the Tatras Mountains National Park. It’s a popular departure point for winter sports and summertime mountain climbing and hiking. The town is located in a valley between the Tatra Mountains and Gubałówka Hill. It is located on  750-1126 m.a.s.l.,

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