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We love outdoor activities: But can indoor sports compete?

OK, this is an adventure sports blog so we love outdoor activities. But don't think for a minute we are exclusive here. Even...

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The Camel Trophy: The original overland challenge

The Camel Trophy was an overlanding extravaganza of adventure and exploration. It was launched in 1980 with a race along the...

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Small rucksack with adjustable back: Vaude Brenta 24 reviewed

Taller people need small rucksacks too. The problem is getting a small rucksack with an adjustable back. The Vaude Brenta 24...

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Gran Canaria Walking Festival: More than a beach holiday

Looking for somewhere new to go walking and hiking when the current situation has resolved? There’s an island that each...

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Western Lake District adventure holidays: Why west is best

Looking for real Cumbrian character, the best views, exciting activities and to escape the Lake District crowds? Then...

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Interview with Josh Quigley: Crash, comeback and cycle the world.

Josh Quigley’s story is unique: With 16,000 miles completed of his round the world adventure he gets knocked off his bike...

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Waterproof windproof insulated jacket: Snugpak Torrent Extreme reviewed

In the coldest of conditions you’re wise to use multiple layers, but could you use a waterproof windproof insulated...

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Outdoor adventure books reviewed: My Midsummer Morning

Do you always take a book when travelling? I do, although outdoor adventure books rarely make the packing list or get...

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Review of Wild Swimming France by Daniel Start

We don't do very many book reviews at AWE365 – we're too busy in the water or on the mountain. But we made an exception for...

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Basic compass skills: Using a map and compass to find your way

If you've not been taught them, even basic compass skills can be difficult. But using a map and compass to find your way is...

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Creatively adventurous: Interview with Dave Cornthwaite of Expedition1000

This interview with Dave Cornthwaite of Expedition1000 was originally published back in 2011. At the time he had just...

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Scuba diving boat: Introducing Scubacraft the boat that dives

Ever thought what I need is a scuba diving boat. What you were probably thinking was a boat to dive from. Well we are pleased...

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Bin bags vs pack liner for trekking: Keeping gear dry in a backpack

Keeping gear dry in a backpack is not as simple as you'd think. Water has an uncanny ability to get everywhere so you need to...

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What’s the best backpacking app? Top 13 backpacker apps

The latest mobile phones are a versatile tool for travellers. Yes, we possibly use them too much, but with the top...

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11 best activities to try during Gran Canaria adventure sports holidays

What are the best activities to try during Gran Canaria adventure sports holidays? All of them! Or at least as many as you...

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Books to take overlanding: 3 must-reads for adventure travellers

So, you're packed and ready to go. All that's left is to decide which books to take overlanding. It's down to taste, no...

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Chinese kung fu adventures: Learning martial arts in China

Ever considered learning martial arts in China? Well Chinese kung fu adventures are the best way to take up this ancient form...

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10 toughest cycling climbs worldwide: Most challenging rides for cyclists

Looking for the most challenging rides for cyclists? Then check out the 10 toughest cycling climbs worldwide. There...

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Road cycling comfort: Is bike fitting a waste of money?

A bike that is the wrong size or is set up incorrectly for you can quickly ruin your day. Are you lacking road cycling...

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Winter camping sleep system: How to camp year round

Many people just camp in the the warmer months. Well, they are missing out. With the right winter camping sleep system you...

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Heli biking in New Zealand: The best MTB adventure ever?

Looking for the best MTB adventure ever? Of course you are! And so am I... Up for consideration for this prestigious accolade...

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Best scuba diving in Texas: Dive the Gulf of Mexico – Yee Haw!

It's a state you probably associate more with baseball and broncos, but the best scuba diving in Texas is rather good. And...

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8 best adventure travel apps of 2019

Looking into the best adventure travel apps of 2019 it’s clear there’s a lot to choose from. Some are sport or activity...

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Windsurfing holiday in paradise: 10 best Caribbean windsurf spots

Looking for a windsurfing holiday in paradise? With enchanting islands, warm waters, beautiful beaches, steady winds and...

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