Back in October, curious to see what all the fuss is about, Fran came out with me on her first wild camp. Fortunately, she not only enjoyed it, she enjoyed it so much she went away and spent a small fortune on new equipment! A second trip was obviously on the cards. I chose another … Continue reading So, Fran Was Keen For Another Wild Camp
Friday We leave Hayfield at about seven thirty in the morning. James has come over the night before so we can get an early start. Going to the eastern Lakes doesn't take too long, but we're off to the south west, meaning a trek around the southern coast, and lots of small, single track roads. … Continue reading A Bit Of A Wild Weekend In The Lake District
Fran fancied a wild camp. I couldn't guarantee a perfect sunrise and sunset, but I could accompany her on a short trip - hopefully with a half decent weather forecast - and give her a flavour of what it is that we all like about wild camping. I picked a spot close to home, somewhere … Continue reading Fran’s First Time
Featuring: mooching about, boggy ground, rocky ground, filtering water from a muddy puddle, millions of dead rabbits, sun/wind/rain, gorgeous views.
I have tonight put together a shortish video of this year's trip, set to some First Aid Kit music. It's just under 10 minutes long..... https://youtu.be/SLS86BEOiBc