Camping is one of the best ways to enjoy quality time whether it be solo camping, or with family and friends whilst escaping everyday stresses and enjoying some beautiful nature. The key to planning the best camping trip and avoiding any mishaps is good preparation and planning. So, before you head out on your first proper trip, make sure to consider the following steps on how to plan a camping trip with friends or family.
Summer is one of the most enjoyable times of the year to go fishing. Longer days and warmer weather means greater opportunity for enjoying more of your favourite hobby in the sunshine. Fishing in the warmer weather does require a few additional/ alternative techniques that it’s important to be aware of if you’re looking to make your next summer fishing trip a big success. In order to ensure that you get maximum enjoyment out of summer fishing, make sure to consider the following tips:
A waterproof notebook is a must-have for any dads who love spending time in the great outdoors. Allowing users to write in any weather or underwater, a Rite In The Rain notebook is also resistant to the likes of mud, oil and sweat, making it practical for use in any outdoor environment. Whether your dad works outside regularly (e.g in the military or in agriculture), or simply has a passion for nature, a waterproof notebook makes the perfect gift this father’s day. Suitable for all outdoorsy dads, these are our top 5 father’s day gift ideas for 2022:
A field notebook is an absolute essential for anyone who works or studies outside. All budding outdoor professionals and researchers will know the importance of being able to take accurate, reliable notes in a range of environments, whatever the weather. That’s why it’s crucial to find a field notebook that can be relied upon. There are 5 key features to look for in a high performance field notebook. These include:
Ten Tors is a popular challenge for young people that takes place on Dartmoor annually (this year on 6-8 May). Working in teams, participants are challenged with navigating routes of 35, 45 or 55 miles (depending on age) across Dartmoor. Why is it called ‘Ten Tors’? This is because the teams are required to visit ten nominated tors/checkpoints across the two day period.
You don’t need a huge amount of equipment to enjoy bird watching. At the end of the day, this popular outdoors hobby is all about spending time outside in nature, observing the beautiful wildlife that’s on offer. That being said, it’s important to have the main essential items of kit for bird watching that will enable you to enjoy your hobby, whatever the weather. The must-have pieces of bird watching kit include: