Adventure Stories

An Interesting Man: British Climber Andy Kirkpatrick

An Interesting Man: British Climber Andy Kirkpatrick

Climbing has not really got a high profile, I mean how many people have heard of Andy Kirkpatrick outside of climbing circles anyway, this is a real shame because climbing itself deserves more exposure just for the bravery and commitment shown by the men and women who follow this calling and Andy Kirkpatrick really is […]

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Racing the Planet: The Victims

Racing the Planet: The Victims

Some peoples thirst for adventure means they are always on the look out for the next adrenaline fueled activity or event. The event ‘Racing the Planet’ was something that caught my eye while looking for some new events our readers might be interested in. A lot of visitors that come to The Camping Trail are […]

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Poker Players attack the Great Outdoors

Poker Players attack the Great Outdoors

Poker pros stretching their legs While most other sports place a premium over physical dominating their opposing opponents, a select few like poker concentrate on the mental aspect of competition. It doesn’t matter whether a player can bench press a 100lbs or can run 25 miles without drawing breath. If that player doesn’t have a […]

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How to Start Adventure Racing

How to Start Adventure Racing

Myself and Patrick have signed up for our first adventure race in February.  I am not sure it has properly sunk in yet. But hey the videos on YouTube made it look like so much fun! Many people have shown interest and asked how they can start adventure racing. Well below we have found an […]

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Hiking The Appalachian Trail

Hiking The Appalachian Trail

Sometimes you come across a story that is worth sharing just for the sake of sharing and this is one of those times. If you have ever felt that something is just to hard then you should read this story about hiking the appalachian trail. At 62 thats just what Tom McCarthy decided to do […]

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Do You Fancy An Adventure Trip?

Do You Fancy An Adventure Trip?

Have you ever wanted to take the plunge and throw yourself into the extreme world of an Adventure trip? There is one heck of a lot to consider before you do but happily there are more and more companies catering for people who want to push themselves and their equipment to the limit so even […]

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Jordan Romero Interview

A young climber Jordan Romero aged 16 has embarked on helping young people reach their goals. His campaign, named Find Your Own Everest involves talking to students at schools and he even invites them to climb with him on some of the non technical ascents. The Jordan Romero Interview from Outsideonline gives us an insight […]

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Bear Grylls Magazine Interview

Bear Grylls Magazine Interview

The survivalist we have all come to love is Bear Grylls. It seems the man that has become famous for drinking his own urine and eating delicacies like snake, animal intestines  and insects has captured our imagination and we can’t get enough of him. In a rare Bear Grylls magazine interview we take a glimpse […]

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Backpacking in the Grand Canyon

Backpacking in the Grand Canyon

If you have ever thought of backpacking in the Grand Canyon, then you should read this little story from Mary McGrath.  Her memories from a camping trip in 1972 is great reading. Even if you don’t fancy hiking in the Grand Canyon its a nice little story about the trials and tribulations of backpacking in […]

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Extreme Adventures: Top 10 Ultimate Experiences

Extreme Adventures: Top 10 Ultimate Experiences

Camping out in the wild and extreme adventures is what gets our adrenalin pumping and we have found the top 10 ultimate experiences that you could enjoy! Whilst they don’t all include camping there are some, and I am sure you will find one or two to put on your bucket list:) If camping with […]

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