Are you Ready for a Summer of Sport?

Are you Ready for a Summer of Sport?

I was gifted some items of clothing from adidas for the purposes of this post. All words and opinions are my own. I don’t know about you, but the summer months definitely help me feel more active. The warmer weather

Why Should You Carry Back Support Belts For Hiking

Why Should You Carry Back Support Belts For Hiking

Hiking is a fantastic recreational activity that connects you to nature and helps you test your body without overdoing it. However, while it might seem easy, it can be mentally and physically demanding. That’s why hikers tend to pack well

How to Survive Camping in the Rain

How to Survive Camping in the Rain

I was inspired to write this post after our camping trip last week, where it rained (rather predictably), but we still had an amazing time. It’s safe to say that this last winter in the UK has been incredibly wet,

Planning Our Outdoor Adventures for the Year Ahead

Planning Our Outdoor Adventures for the Year Ahead

I was gifted some items of clothing from adidas for the purposes of this post. All words and opinions are my own. I don’t know about you, but this winter seems to have dragged on forever! Every year I’m always

Our Top Family Campsites

Our Top Family Campsites

As we emerge from a seemingly never ending winter, we’re busy making plans and looking forward to the warmer months. We have one camping trip in the diary, but are keen to plan in a couple a more this year.

How to Stay Warm When Travelling in Your RV

How to Stay Warm When Travelling in Your RV

Comfort is key when you’re travelling in your RV. Whether it’s a short or long journey, you will want to know that you can enjoy every second of your journey from start to end. One of the key factors in

How to enjoy Winter Outdoor Adventures

How to enjoy Winter Outdoor Adventures

I was gifted some items of clothing from adidas for the purposes of this post. All words and opinions are my own. I don’t know about you, but I always find this time of year a struggle. It takes me

My Top Self Catering Holiday Tips

My Top Self Catering Holiday Tips

I was gifted some items of clothing from adidas for the purposes of this post. All words and opinions are my own. It struck me this year that we have got quite good at self catering holidays. For the last

10 Years of The Helpful Hiker

10 Years of The Helpful Hiker

This Bank Holiday weekend I have been looking back over ten years of The Helpful Hiker. I first started this blog back in 2013, after a couple of camping trips. Back then we went on lots of walks and Luke

How to Fit More Activity into your Daily Routine

How to Fit More Activity into your Daily Routine

I don’t know about you, but this last winter has felt like the longest ever. The cold, dark days seemed to go on for ever and have left me feeling distinctly ‘meh’. For a while now I’ve been desperately trying