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Merrell Chameleon Shift – Review

The Chameleon Shift hiking boot is the latest boot to come from Merrell, offering a lightweight, stylish boot for any terrain. “The Chameleon Shift is perfect for year-round excursions into the hills, where its chameleon-like abilities to adapt to a variety of terrains and conditions make it an ideal choice.” With a GORE-TEX® waterproof membrane […]

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Hiking through Cares Gorge in Picos De Europa – Asturias

On our final day in Asturias in Spain we headed into the National Park Picos de Europa to hike through the Cares Gorge starting at Puente Poncebos and ending in Caín (Ruta de Cares) with Birdwatching guide Javier from Birding Picos de Europa. An incredibly popular and busy walking route in the summer months, the […]

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Hiking in Parque Natural De Redes – Asturias

Day 2 of our trip to Asturias in Spain saw us preparing to hike through Parque Natural De Redes.  Parque Natural De Redes is included by UNESCO as a biosphere reserve along with other parks in Asturias (Picos De Europa National Park being one of them also) and is set within the Cantabrian Mountains. Meeting our […]

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Welcome To Asturias – A Natural Paradise

On a short 3 day walking trip to a small region in Northern Spain called Asturias, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Little did I realise that this area of Spain was full of delight and surprises! Asturias is full of surprises, the Palaeolithic cave art has been recognised by the UNESCO as a World […]

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Hiking Gear – What do I take and wear?

Hiking can require many different types of equipment, quite often you’ll find yourself going from sunny weather at the base of a mountain to cold and windy at the top. Consequently you need to be prepared for all types of weather that may get thrown at you. Here’s a rundown on what I tend to […]

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