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  • Meg’s top 5 badass ladies to follow on Insta

    We all know how damaging social media can be, but on the flip side, it can be an incredibly positive and powerful tool. One such way social media benefits us is by connecting us despite being millions of miles away from each other. Nowadays you can check in with your favourite trail runner or climber at any point in their day, even if they live across the ocean from you.
  • 10 tips to exploring outdoors and leaving a positive impact

    We are all aware of the state of the planet, and equally aware that we need to do something about it, but what? Sabby Chesterman has come up with 10 simple, but effective ways that’ll help reduce your impact on the outdoors in a bid to conserve it for generations to come.
  • The ultimate packing list for multi-day hikes into the wilderness

    Keen to head off into the wilderness, the allure of no people, no infrastructure and open space? The concept is awesome, but the more remote you go means being more self-sufficient. It also means you are in charge of your own safety - and one of the safest things you can do is not overpack. The concept is to try being fast and light. The lighter your pack the more enjoyable your time will be - the earlier you will get to camp, the longer time you will have for breaks and sunsets and midday swims. But remember, it’s ok to skimp on comfort but not on safety.
  • Spanish Island Adventures

    I recently travelled to La Palma to race, and after a chat with my coach, decided to use the experience as a learning one to help me grow as a person and athlete.
  • Running strong | A personal battle

    For me, being a woman has never negatively influenced whether I should do the adventurous things that I do or not. Growing up I was a tomboy, which frankly I think amused my parents, and they encouraged it 100%. I ran, I climbed, I hiked, I rode my bike and spent every other hour with our horses on our family plot. So when asked to write something under a sort of ‘feminist’ umbrella, I couldn’t see my place in telling women how to get into the sports that have always come so naturally for me, regardless of being a woman. Instead, I’m going to talk about some things that many women struggle with, but very few talk publicly about. 
  • Know your running kicks | Trailster Review

    Linda Doke has been running in Salomon’s for 12 years and is, in her own words, biased towards the brand because they work so well for her particular feet. She does say up front however, that all feet are different, and Salomon won’t necessarily be the show for you.
  • Know your running kicks | Sonic RA Max 2s Review

    Byline Linda Doke Linda Doke has been running in Salomon’s for 12 years and is, in her own words, biased towards the brand because they work so wel...
  • Know your running kicks | Ultra Pro

    Linda Doke has been running in Salomon’s for 12 years and is, in her own words, biased towards the brand because they work so well for her particular feet. She does say up front however, that all feet are different, and Salomon won’t necessarily be the show for you.
  • Know your running kicks | Sense Pro 3 Review

    I was running in Salomons long before I became sponsored by the brand in 2008. So, let me put this out there straight up: I’m biased. There’re many reasons I believe Salomon is the best brand out there.
  • 7 Ways to Leave no Trace

    Recently certified mountain guide and Salomon Ambassador, Shafeeqah Gordon shares seven ways that you can enjoy the outdoors without leaving a trace!

  • Learning to Fly

    To be honest, before I tried paragliding, I hadn’t even dreamt of flying. I am not very daring with my dreams you see. I don’t often allow myself to wish for what I cannot have. Keeping my dreams on a short leash and refusing to acknowledge them until I can clearly see a path there is my auto-setting.
  • Becoming a Mountain Guide

    My journey to becoming a mountain guide all started around five months ago when I signed up for a mountain guiding course offered by Venture Forth. I had no idea what to expect, and certainly didn’t think it would be as hard as it was.