What is a PLB? A PLB is a personal location beacon. They tend to work from satellite communication rather than using mobile phone signals. When you are out walking in remote areas then it is important to have the ability to contact the emergency services, even if you do not have mobile phone signals. Reality…

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After yet another message on Facebook asking me “What was that app you used for the walks, Julia?” I thought it was about time that I told everyone my secret as to how I find new walks in my local area. I am keen to walk at least one brand new 3-5 mile walk every…

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5 hiking and backpacking items that I love

  Last week I put together a video of the five items that I had purchased that were a complete waste of money.  (see here).  This week, I thought it would be wise to add a topic that was a bit more helpful and added some value for you guys with the five gadgets that…

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