Kit Guide, Trekking, Walking

9 great phone apps for walkers and hikers

31 Jan , 2018  

Mobile phone use outdoors

The fast-growing world of apps offers a host of useful aids for walkers and hikers. We do love maps. They are wonderful, tactile items. Like a bookcase of great reads, a container filled with maps is to be treasured. A used maps collection reveals many stories of favourite walks and areas. In fact, if you’re […]


New app: Osprey PackSizer

13 Mar , 2014  

Looking for a new rucksack but not sure which size to buy? There are so many rucksacks to choose from these days across all outdoors activities – including walking, cycling, running, skiing and more – and in a wide range of sizes, so choosing the right one for you can be tricky. Now Osprey, who […]

Kit Guide, Walking

Guide to buying a waterproof jacket

23 Nov , 2012  

Whatever the season, and wherever you’re walking, you’ll need a good quality waterproof jacket. It could be that you’re heading for warmer climes, so a waterproof jacket that is easy to stow away in your backpack will be a good choice, or you might be walking where it’s wet and windy, in which case you’ll […]

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Cycling, Kit Guide, Mountain Biking

What to pack for a cycle touring holiday

2 Oct , 2012  

Cycle touring is a great way to travel. By bike you can go at a speed that allows you to experience the country at first-hand. Travelling on two wheels is also cost-effective and environmentally friendly. But all these plus-points can so easily be spoiled by panniers that are TOO HEAVY! Fortunately, Macs Adventure organises cycle […]


Macs Adventure, Walking

What to pack for The Cotswold Way

26 Dec , 2011  

As you already know (or may find out on your walk) the great British weather can be unpredictable which means that when planning a walking trip in England it is important to consider what you need to take with you. The right equipment will ensure that you are comfortable and make your Cotswold Way walk more enjoyable.  We will, of course, transfer […]

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Macs Adventure

The Best Waterproof Jackets of 2011

29 Nov , 2011  

When it comes to waterproof jackets there are a few of the best that really stand out from the rest for under £100. So here is the Macs Adventure guide to the best waterproof jackets of 2011 for casual walkers. A waterproof jacket is an essential addition to anyone’s rucksack or work bag. Light, packable […]

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