• Challenge
    YOU CAN: David Pearson
    28 Jan 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Fifty. For many of us, it's a milestone we'll want to remember. A holiday of a lifetime, a gathering of all of our family and friends, a dream purchase... With only three years left of his 40s, David Pearson came up with a more unusual way to mark the big five-o. Fifty challenges before fifty. David had always been active in his youth. He...
  • outdoor
    School night adventure
    14 Jan 2019
    Jenny Tough is an adventurer who loves fast and light expeditions and has run, trekked, cycled, skied, paddled, and sailed across every continent. It's not all about travel to far-flung places though. Even in London there could be a micro adventure just around the corner where you can disconnect from the pressures of the city as Jenny recently...
  • outdoor
    Stillness in the wind - Hiking in the Cairngorms
    14 Jan 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Jenny Tough is an adventurer who loves fast and light expeditions and has run, treked, cycled, skied, paddled, and sailed accross every continent. Jenny shares her experience of hiking in the beautiful Cairngorms...
  • outdoor
    What is so special about merino wool?
    12 Dec 2018
    We asked our friends at Icebreaker - renowned for their high performance New Zealand merino wool base layers and outdoor clothing – to tell us what’s so great about Merino wool! The merino is a mountain sheep that thrives in high mountain areas, such as the Southern Alps of New Zealand, roaming freely up to 7,000 feet. Merino sheep...
  • outdoor
    How to find the perfect Osprey pack this Christmas
    05 Dec 2018
    Still struggling to choose the perfect gift for the outdoor enthusiast in your life. We’ve pulled together our best backpack recommendations from Osprey Europe . For the versatile hiker The Skarab and women’s specific Skimmer are the ideal daypacks for those who love to get outdoors but need the versatility of something they can use...
  • outdoor
    What happened at Wills and Connor's first OMM
    07 Nov 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    The official race report claimed temperatures as low as minus twelve. There were blizzards. There was mud. The 51st edition of the OMM is done. Held on the last weekend of October to guarantee challenging weather, this is not for the faint hearted. And yet people just keep on coming back for more. This year saw 2000 participants take to the Black...
  • outdoor
    5 stocking fillers the adventurer in your life will love
    05 Nov 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Whether you’re buying for committed outdoor adventurers or you want to treat your loved ones to some little luxuries to keep them warm on those festive family walks, we’ve got you covered. Here’s Wiggle’s top stocking-fillers for lovers of the great outdoors, all under £25. Shop outdoor gifts at Wiggle Craghoppers...
  • outdoor
    Five tips for tackling the OMM
    03 Oct 2018 / Will Pakes-Geddes
    The key to success at the OMM is planning. The organisers provide an official kit list - make sure you have the essentials well in advance. We asked Wiggle runner and OMM veteran Will Pakes-Geddes to share his pearls of wisdom on what else you need to consider. Pack light Think minimal kit. It’s only one night and creature comforts can be...
  • running
    Counting down to the OMM
    03 Oct 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    It's the weekend that the clocks go back. The leaves have fallen and there's no denying that winter is on its way. The perfect time to spend a weekend on a self-supported orienteering race in the Black Mountains of Wales then. Once again, Wiggle runners will be joining the 2000 hardy adventurers on the annual Original Mountain Marathon (...
  • outdoor
    New Forest camping with the Osprey Exos 38
    12 Sep 2018 / Gavin Mann
    This year's long, hot summer was one to remember. Sunny, dry days meant there was plenty of opportunity to get out and explore. Having just received a new Osprey Exos 38 Rucksack to test, I had the perfect excuse for a weekend camping trip. So, with a rough plan of action I decided to pack up my bag and head over to the New Forest to get back...

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