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Review: ÜLA CDT ultralight pack


Unlike ÜLA’s larger Circuit, I don’t love this pack – but it gets the job done at a little over half the weight. Here’s my review of the ÜLA CDT ultralight pack.

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How to: see and photograph the Perseids βž”

I’ve just published an online feature for The Great Outdoors, explaining how you can see and photograph the annual Perseid meteor shower – which peaks this year tomorrow evening. Check it out here.

The Haute Route Pyrenees: Field Notes

Lacs de Barroude, Pyrenees

In the August 2017 issue of The Great Outdoors, you’ll find my latest backpacking feature, entitled Chased by Storms. Here’s the lowdown on my route through the Pyrenees along with some extra photos and notes.

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Trapped in the Grid 03

Trapped in the Grid aims to present images showing members of our species interlocked within the vast system that both sustains and imprisons us.

Image 03 was taken in the coffee shop at the international arrivals lounge in Stansted Airport. Unlike the other images in this series, I haven’t had time to consider it for the collection. I took the picture about five minutes before I typed these words and posted this message. To me, that immediacy reflects the constantly moving and shifting life of the airport – a grid in which travellers are inextricably (but often fruitfully) enmeshed. 

I’ll be posting a new image from this series each month.

Preparations for hiking the Jotunheimstien

Jotunheimen backpacking

I’m in the final stages of planning my next long-distance trail, which begins on the 18th of July 2017. Here I’d like to share a few notes on my route and the gear I’ve selected for this trip.

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