Camp Cook: How to make “Posh” Breakfast English Muffins

Despite the title, there’s nothing that “posh” about these muffins. They are very simple and use few ingredients, but taste way better than the endless porridge that seems to be the mainstay of camping, especially when out wild. If you are wild camping, eggs can be carried in egg carriers Continue Reading

Review: What I think of the Primus Camping Toaster

After years of eating nothing but porridge whilst out wild camping, I started looking for alternative breakfast options. In particular when car camping I do enjoy toast, crumpets, or even a nice “posh breakfast muffin”. I started looking at options and purchased a Primus Toaster. This toaster folds completely flat, Continue Reading

Wild Camp: Galloway Forest Park, Sandwood Bay and Glas Bheinn, Assynt

That might sound an odd collection of locations for walking and wild camping, and indeed they are. This was a different trip for me. Normally I would catch the sleeper service to Scotland. I have, in fact, never driven to Scotland and I’m in my forties. However, with Covid in Continue Reading

Techniques: How to tie three essential knots for pitching a tarp

Pitching a tarp is not necessarily a difficult thing to do, but investing some time learning a few knots will definitely make the experience more enjoyable and increase your confidence when you are pitching your shelter. There are three knots that I use routinely when pitching my tarps. The clove Continue Reading

Packraft UK: White Water Fail – Crianlarich to Perth

Day 1 – Crianlarich to Killin This page contains accounts of solo packrafting in remote locations. No paddlesports instructor would recommend this and neither do I. If you choose to packraft solo, then you and you alone are responsible for that decision and your safety. Nothing in this site constitutes Continue Reading

Wild Camp: My stag-do – Wild Camp on Oke Tor

In November 2019, my friend Rob and I set off from South West London to Belstone on the Northern fringes of the Dartmoor National Park. My impending marriage was just about a month away and we had decided to nominally call this my stag do, although Rob did point out Continue Reading