The Camping Survey 2014

The Camping Survey 2014

At ProCamping we love a good infographic and the team at GoOutdoors have outdone themselves with the 2014 Camping Survey which presents research they did on 2831 British Campers.  How much do you fit the norm or what do you do differently.  We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments! Some of the key …
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The Outdoors Show

The Outdoors Show

Yesterday I visited the Outdoors Show.  The 2013 Outdoors show is being held at the Excel in London and is marketed as 1 ticket 4 shows, combining the Outdoors Show, Active Travel Show, London Boat Show and London Bike Show.  This meant there was plenty to see and do, it would be easy to spend …
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Reasons to Hike the Appalachian Trail

Reasons to Hike the Appalachian Trail

We found this great infographic from Hiking Boots.com and had to share it.  They have listed 35 reasons why you should walk the Appalachian trail.  But first what is the Appalachian trail?  The Appalachian trail is officially known as the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, it is a marked hiking trail in the USA from Springer …
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Merry Christmas from ProCamping

Merry Christmas from ProCamping

We want to wish all our readers a very Merry Christmas!  We hope Santa brings you lots of shiny new camping gear! Today we decided we’d share something Christmassy and fun with you. You may have seen on the news earlier this season and the above video where Santa got stuck while abseiling down from …
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What to wear for Tough Mudder

What to wear for Tough Mudder

So you’ve signed up to The Tough Mudder Challenge.  Good Luck!  We’ve put together this guide of What to wear for the Tough Mudder or similar sporting events. Our overriding guidance though is to train in what you will wear on the day, and choose what you will be happiest with. Shoes Starting at your …
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Camping Gear Then and Now

Camping Gear Then and Now

We stumbled upon this great infographic from Eastern Mountain Sports entitled Camping Gear Then and Now.  The Infographic compares kit from years gone by to modern times.  It’s fair to say things have changed quite a lot. For the most part camping gear and equipment has got far more technical, fabrics are now engineered, they …
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Cold Water Swimming Championships 2013

If you’re looking for some cold adventure it might be closer to home than you think!  On the 26th January 2013 South London Swimming Club will be hosting their 5th UK Cold Water Swimming Championships at Tooting Bec Lido. This is a biannual event which has become a key feature of the calender for cold …
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2012 Kendal Film Festival Winners

2012 Kendal Film Festival Winners

The Kendal Mountain Festival is a staple event in the calendar each year, it’s the main social event in the UK for Outdoor lovers and markets itself as the biggest in the world. The core of the festival’s program is the mountain film competition.  From over 200 entries 50 films are screened, some premieres, all …
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