Before trips I get a bit… concerned about detail. That’s putting it kindly. Perhaps it’s fuzzy memories of my mum organising the troops before family holidays when everything had to be accounted for – to her credit, can’t remember there ever being one of those “I thought you had the passports…” moments, and in my… More Patagonia kitlist
The month is November, the forecast is damp. With cake in our bellies and a glint in our beards, we try to get to the bottom of what makes bikepacking in the Highlands so moreish…… More ‘Cake for Breakfast’: A glossary of Scottish bikepacking
We went to bed for the second night at Nyidalur hut expecting the next day to be a windy one – come morning, I can’t say we were disappointed. One of the main poles of the tent had been bent, and we had a struggle collapsing it without it going airborne. The wind was gusting above… More Crossing Iceland: Nyidalur to Hella
A pedal-powered bikepacking journey on Iceland's Laugavegur trail, from the rainbow hills of Landmannalaugar to the glacial slopes of Eyjafjallajokull and back again.