Wild camping: changing the name won’t change the bad behaviour

Wild camping: changing the name won’t change the bad behaviour

Bad behaviour has given ‘wild camping’ a bad name in the media recently, and some have suggested ditching the term. This won’t solve the problem, says Alex Roddie – but empathy and inclusivity might.

The spirit of Kinder: why we need to rethink the ‘right to roam’

The spirit of Kinder: why we need to rethink the ‘right to roam’

The growing campaign to widen the outdoors to ethnic minorities and other underrepresented groups is the next step in the access movement, argues Faraz Shibli.

8 lesser-trodden long-distance walks

8 lesser-trodden long-distance walks

These more unusual trails of various lengths all make excellent options for a UK escape while coronavirus is still at large – wild, beautiful, and mostly away from the crowds.

How to choose a three-season sleeping bag

How to choose a three-season sleeping bag

Down or synthetic? Roomy or snug? And what does a ‘comfort limit’ really mean? As summer wild camping season kicks off, Chris Townsend explains what to look for in a three-season sleeping bag.

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