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wild camping, wild swimming -

With the fantastic weather we decided to do another night out with a few friends. A day spent climbing followed by a walk up to the Cheserys meant we were ready for a good night's sleep. After pitching we treated ourselves to a little Firepot.  (It really does taste so much better than other dehydrated food and they have a good vegetarian range).   Again we were treated by the company of marmots and the magnificent bucatan.  It was a warm, balmy night, but with a clear sky. After sitting out chatting under the stars we all slept well, waking early for...

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wild swimming -

What better thing to do on a very wet day, but to get even wetter?! Rainy days are made for wild swimming, hot chocolate and ponchos.Our plan had been to enjoy a sunny afternoon around a wild swim spot, but the weather looked a bit grey for sitting around so off we went on a walk, much to Basil, the dog's pleasure. It was wonderful to explore the area. Such variety in scenery and weather. As we returned to the river, where we'd parked, the kids jumped in. A quick few dips (jumping in from the bridge) before finally admitting to...

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