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Cloudy Weather over Ben Nevis in Scotland
England Scotland Wales

What is the National Three Peaks Challenge?

Tired of being in the house? Want a real challenge? Miss travelling? If you answered yes to all three then you may be interested in the National Three Peaks Challenge. Taking place within a time limit of 25 hours, entrants will have to hike Scotland, England and Wales highest peaks. These include Ben Nevis (1345m) […]

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photography of the four falls by brads backpack
Brecon Beacons Travel Guide Wales

Four Falls Trail (Ystradfellte) The Brecon Beacons Hidden Gem

Hiking the Four Falls Trail Nestled in the heart of Brecon Beacons National Park. This Four Falls Trail is a gentle 8km taking you to some of the most beautiful waterfalls Wales can offer. Whilst less challenging than Pen y Fan, there are still some steep sections you will have to navigate. If you’re open […]

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Mac in a sac in a stow bag for a review on Brad's Backpack Travel blog
Mac in a Sac Travel Gear Reviews

Mac in a Sac Origin Review

Mac in a Sac Origin: Our Verdict Mac in a Sac Origin Star Rating Pros Cons Technical Details Waterproofing 10,000 mm Breathability 8,000 gsm Weight Varies by size, but XXL is 300g Main Materials Polyester Mac in a Sac Origin: Where to buy You can use the below button to purchase directly from Mac in […]

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Pen Y Fan Peak
Brecon Beacons Travel Guide Wales

Pen Y Fan: Hiking the brecons

Pen y Fan (pronounced Pen-er-van) is the highest peak in South Wales. Located in the Brecon Beacons, the peak reaches 886m above sea level and is approximately 6.5km in length. There are a few routes that people tend to take if starting from the Pont ar Daf car park. One route takes you through Corn […]

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Water to Go Active Water Bottle and filter
Travel Gear Reviews Water to Go

Water To Go Active Review

Water To Go Active: Our Verdict Water To Go Active Star Rating Pros Cons Technical Details Main Materials BPA free plastic Weight 137g Dimensions 22cm x 22cm Filter Lifespan 200 Litres Capacity Comes in 600ml and 750ml sizes Where to buy The link below will take you to Amazon if you would like to purchase […]

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Arcade Capture Belt
Arcade Travel Gear Reviews

Capture Vision Belt Review

Arcade Capture Vision Belt: Our Verdict Capture Vision Belt Star Rating Pros Cons Technical Details Main Materials 100% Nylon Max Length 40″ Where to buy The link below will take you to Amazon if you would like to purchase the Arcade Capture belt. Purchasing through the link wont cost you any extra, but will mean […]

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Friends hiking for a post on the National Three Peaks Challenge Packing List
England Scotland Travel Guide Travel Tips Wales

National Three Peaks Challenge Packing List

What is the National Three Peaks Challenge? The National Three Peaks challenge is the attempt to climb the three highest peaks across the United Kingdom. These include Ben Nevis in Scotland, Scaffell Pyke in England and Snowdon in Wales. Three beautiful and at times tough climbs, not made any easier by the pressure of a […]

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