How my mindset changed throughout the Triple Crown – Guest Post from Cheesebeard

This is a guest post from my good friend Cheesebeard, whilst hiking the CDT together last year he completed his Triple Crown so I’m very happy to have him write the first guest post here on Pie asked me the other day if I wanted to write something for his blog “Pie on the Trail” and I immediately jumped […]

10 Tips to Reduce the Weight of your Backpack

As I start getting my gear squared away for the CDT I was re reading some of my favourite books and watching some Youtube videos to inspire me to keep my pack weight down. I thought I’d write out 10 of my favourite tips for reducing the weight of your pack. In no way am […]

Hiking in the USA from a European Perspective

I’ve been lucky to spend a lot of time in the USA over the past few years. Working at a summer camp in New York state in 2010 and 2011, road tripping in 2014 and Thru Hiking the AT in 2015. There are some points in here I think many Americans may not realise about their wonderful country. Feel free to agree with me, disagree with me and question me in the comments.

How to Pack a Backpack for Hiking and Camping

I created this video to share how I like to pack my backpack when I go out in the woods. It’s a collaboration between a bunch of cool backpackers on Youtube, check out my video and all the others in the playlist.

5 Ways I’m Preparing for the CDT

Although the hike is a long way off I’m already starting to prepare. I feel a lot of people can benefit from this information whether you’ve completed a thru-hike in the past or not.

What to Pack for Hiking the Annapurna Circuit

In my somewhat limited research for the Annapurna Circuit I didn’t come across much information on what I should bring on the hike. There was some information on what to bring on a hike to Everest Base camp and there are plenty of similarities but here’s what I brought and why. I’m writing this article […]

Hiking the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) in 2017

Never Again. After climbing mount Katahdin in 2015 and completing my Thru Hike of the Appalachian Trail I said I’d never hike a long trail like that again. Once was enough right? Never again… So fast forward a little bit to early 2016, Cheesebeard and Click announce that they are indeed hiking the Pacific Crest […]

Hiking the Annapurna Circuit

After a long and arduous journey from Tokyo we arrived in Kathmandu, colourful, crazy, congested Kathmandu. After the clean streets and iced coffees of Tokyo, Kathmandu came as a shock. Our taxi ride from the airport to the tourist area of Thamel gave us a taste of what was to come. Crazy driving and traffic, […]

So I bought a camera…

….a few months ago to start capturing some of my adventures and sharing them with you wonderful people. Originally it was just a tool, a means to an end. Then I started playing around with it and asking some questions, all of a sudden I was thoroughly intrigued by the world of photography. I’ve been able to […]