Going lighter: clothing for lightweight backpacking

Going lighter: clothing for lightweight backpacking

How can you reduce pack weight while also ensuring you have the right clothing for your objective? We take a look at clothing systems for lightweight backpacking

The inside story on the future of Social Hiking

The inside story on the future of Social Hiking

Social Hiking – a unique service for sharing walks in real time on a live OS map – was due to close, but may just have been given a stay of execution. We spoke to developer Phil Sorrell to find out more

Ordnance Survey and Mountain Rescue call for sensible planning in hot weather

Ordnance Survey and Mountain Rescue call for sensible planning in hot weather

With Mountain Rescue incidents in 2017 up 16% on the previous year, the Ordnance Survey and Mountain Rescue England & Wales appeal for common sense this summer

In-depth review: gear for lightweight family camping

In-depth review: gear for lightweight family camping

TGO Editor Emily Rodway and partner John Chivall head into the Highlands to test backpacking gear suitable for camping with young children

Digital feature: putting life into National Park landscapes

Digital feature: putting life into National Park landscapes

Andrew Hall from Campaign for National Parks outlines the case for radical change in Britain’s National Parks

What makes the TGO Challenge special?

What makes the TGO Challenge special?

Every May, hundreds of backpackers participate in the TGO Challenge. But what is it, and why is it special? We spoke to six of this year’s Challengers to find out

Going lighter: 6 tips to help you pack light in the Scottish Highlands

Going lighter: 6 tips to help you pack light in the Scottish Highlands

Have you been struggling under the load of your pack? Not sure where to start in your quest to shed weight? Here are some essential tips to help you make the first cut…

INTERVIEW: Colin Ibbotson and his monster 330-fell Lake District hike

INTERVIEW: Colin Ibbotson and his monster 330-fell Lake District hike

“The Wainwrights are extremely popular and have been hiked, or run, a number of times – but, surprisingly, the Wainwrights and Outlying Fells hadn’t. To me it made perfect sense to combine the two into a 330-fell super-hike.”

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