Day Hiking Essentials

If you’d told me five years ago that I’d enjoy hiking, I wouldn’t have believed you. I was never an outdoorsy type, sure I enjoyed short walks around my home town and the surrounding villages, but longer walks or hiking didn’t seem appealing to me. That was until my first mountain hike, it was tough(!) but the feeling I had once we all reached the top was amazing. Since that trip hiking has become something Read More…

Sugar Loaf mountain hike

One of Ryan’s goals this year is to hike up Mount Snowdon in Wales, but as neither of us has hiked before we decided to start off small and to hike up some others first. This weekend we hiked up the 596 metre peak of Sugar Loaf mountain near Abergavenny with his brother and sister in law. Our first mountain hike! …We all decided to try the “strenuous route” and I’m proud to say that Read More…