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Suze

Suze has a passion for all things wild. She now spends most of her time exploring this great wide earth and her travels have taken her to some remarkable locations including Patagonia, Kyrgyzstan and the wild British Columbian coast - to name but a few! Fueled by a drive to protect our wild spaces and their inhabitants, Suze works in conservation projects around the globe and lives to write about the amazing people, places and wildlife she encounters. Follow her adventures on Instagram: @awildsuze

What is the Best Splitboard? (Top 7 Picks)

Splitboards offer the ultimate backcountry adventure. Gone are the days of cumbersome snowshoeing or expensive helicopter rides up-hill. With a good quality splitboard, you can have the best of both worlds: using your board like skis until you find that perfect powder and begin your downhill shred. Not all splitboards are created equal; some perform …

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Which is Better – Down or Synthetic Jacket?

The down jacket has become a symbol of outdoor professionals and enthusiasts: from climbing to backpacking to skiing and more. Providing excellent insulation from the cold and the wind, it is considered an essential item for anyone venturing out into the elements. However, the emergence of synthetic insulating jackets leaves many people wondering: What’s the …

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The 7 Best Yosemite Backpacking Trips

Yosemite is is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts of all calibers. With its ancient sequoia trees, the iconic Bridalveil Falls and majestic granite cliffs of Half Dome and El Capitan, there are so many wonders to enjoy. With over 800 miles of trails in the National Park, it entices thousands of holiday-makers, amateur hikers and …

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How Long Does it Take to Hike 100 miles?

Thru-hiking is an increasingly popular activity among outdoor enthusiasts, athletes and those who feel the call of the wild. 100 miles is often the first major target that multi-day hikers will set for themselves, and there are a good number of well-marked long distance trails all over the world which entice savvy hikers year after …

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How do You Stay Cool While Hiking? 17 Essential Tips

Some of the most tantalizing hikes are set in dry, sunny regions, and can offer exquisite views of alpine lakes, dramatic canyons and mountain peaks. However, intense heat can build up rapidly on these trails and it is essential to be properly prepared for sunny hikes. Many a fun day out has been ruined by …

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Do You Need a Tent for Backpacking? (Pros/Cons and Alternatives)

Anybody who has attempted an overnight backpacking trip will have been through the same dilemma: making sure they are safe on the trail whilst keeping pack weight to a minimum. Some seasoned backpackers will opt for a “bare minimum” shelter, whilst others value the comfort of their cozy tent at the end of a long …

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Is Hiking in Patagonia Safe?

Patagonia is an exquisite natural paradise. Characterized by the Andes mountain range – it offers impressive, jagged peaks, vibrant rain forests, cascading glacial fjords and thousands of miles of untouched coastline. Its landscape and biodiversity are totally unique, leaving no doubt that it is a haven for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts. The incredibly diverse area …

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