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Gear Guide: Walking Poles

23/09/2021 15 minutes read

The simple wooden walking stick has gone high-tech! This is a quick look at why you might want a walking pole, and what sort of features to look for when you are choosing one.

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Gear Guide: Tents

27/07/2021 10 min read

Camping experts Vango offer a comprehensive gear guide on tents to help you choose the perfect outdoor abode and enjoy cosy nights under the stars.

What is a GPX file?

01/07/2020 10 min read

In any discussion of routes, navigation or GPS devices, you have probably seen people mentioning ‘GPX files’. GPX is shorthand for GPS eXchange Format and is a type of file that’s really helpful to anyone who loves the outdoors, plus it's the most popular way of saving and exchanging routes.

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Choosing the right walking boots


Good boots are an essential part of the walking kit so make sure you're choosing the best ones for you.

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