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Skydiving glossary of terms: Know your bridle from you burble?

Like many extreme sports, skydiving comes with its own lexicon of technical and slang terms that can be confusing to...

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How to learn to skydive on your own: What is the AFF course?

If you are a thrill seeker, adrenaline junky or extreme sports addict then at some point you will probably want jump out of a...

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Best skiing in Switzerland: Top 11 Swiss ski resorts

The best skiing in Switzerland is up there with the top destinations worldwide. Swiss ski resorts offer everything from movie...

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Camping equipment for kayaking expeditions: What should you take?

These days people go camping with air beds, picnic tables, ovens, and even TVs. All that’s well and good if you’ve got a...

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Top five spots for rock climbing holidays in Thailand

From the limestone peninsulas of the south to the crags of its picturesque north, Thailand is home to some great rock...

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Twenty of the best rock climbing holiday destinations worldwide

Some climbing destinations offer once in a lifetime climbs. Others are known for their party scenes or stunning views. But...

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What type of walking footwear should I buy?

Choosing the right walking boots is all about suitability. Firstly, and most importantly, you need to make sure that whatever...

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Why buy Chatham shoes for sailing, hiking and outdoor activities?

With more than three decades of shoe making experience, a desire to create ideal footwear for nautical experiences and...

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Introducing the Vango Earth Collection: Eco-friendly camping gear

Going camping has the potential to be one of the sustainable holidays there is. And that’s never been truer thanks to the...

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Adventure travel packing list: Backpacking clothing tips

Are you setting off on the journey of a lifetime and looking for backpacking clothing tips? Then what you need is our...

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Want to sail around Australia? What you need to know

With a coastline tens of thousands of kilometres long, sailing around all or even part of Australia is no ordinary adventure....

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5 best Greece windsurf destinations: Greek Islands windsurfing holidays

Lets be honest we all want to visit the best Greece windsurf destinations! But with some of the most reliable winds in...

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Ultimate overlanding adventure: Overland from London to Sydney

Want to experience one of the few remaining great adventures on the planet? Travelling overland from London to Sydney is a...

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Guide to Borneo overlanding tours & best Malaysia adventure holidays

The Malaysian part of Borneo is full of adventure. Taking river trips to see traditional headhunter’s villages, meeting...

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Top 10 dropzones in Europe: Skydiving European style

With more than 550 dropzones it is tough to decide where to skydive in Europe. But with many beautiful, historic destinations...

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20 best kite spots in Europe: Kitesurfing European style

Kitesurfing European style is not some newfangled way of riding, it's about experiencing the continent and enjoying some...

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A summary of different parachute types: Styles of canopy for skydiving

In this summary of different parachute types we look at the various styles of canopy used. All types of parachute help...

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Ellie Soutter Foundation: Improving mental health of snow sports athletes

Mental health has become part of a more open discussion across the UK, in part due to professional snowboarder Ellie Soutter....

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5 surprising mental health benefits of camping

Our mental well-being is exceptionally important. We all need to be aware of living lifestyles that keep us in a good state...

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A guide to scuba diving holidays in the Canary Islands

Found in the Atlantic Ocean, the southern latitude and stable conditions make scuba diving holidays in the Canary Islands a...

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Introducing Auron Self Cleaning Water Purifying UV-C Smart Bottle

Can you always be sure what you’re drinking? With the Auron self-cleaning water purifying UV-C smart bottle you can....

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Mountaineering vs Alpinism: What’s the difference? Are they the same?

There is understandable confusion about the difference between mountaineering and alpinism. They both involve the same skills...

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Surf holiday fitness tips: How to train for a surfing trip

Whether you’re an absolute beginner or a seasoned surfer, knowing how to train for a surfing trip can vastly improve your...

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11 best Utah 4×4 adventures: Off-roading in Moab, Zion and more

With endless miles of rugged deserts to explore, the best Utah 4x4 adventures are some of the most exciting in the US - even...

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