Blog; Thoughts, news & tips
The Fjallraven Classic 2018
A video diary of 110 km of hiking & wild camping, north of the Arctic Circle, in Swedish Lapland.
Hiking Poles and how To Use Them
A step to step guide for the correct use of hiking poles for propulsion & stability instead of just carrying them!
Armadillo Base Layer Review I
Armadillo 100% merino wool baselayers; pros and cons for sea kayakers & long distance hikers.
Review IV - Fjallraven High Coast Wind Anorak
Review of this light, packable anorak as part of a layering system for hiking, cycling and paddling.
Review III - Fjallraven Keb (Trekking) Fleece
Review of this warm & versatile fleece jacket from Fjallraven
Alarming Study Shows Massive Insect Loss
Insects; Where have they gone & why does it matter? Here we start to answer both of these important questions.
NSK Natural History - Entomology and Our Contribution.
Why do sea kayakers have a Natural History Channel? Let’s tell you!
NSK Natural History Channel - Clearing an Open Fire
Do you know how to clear a fire area up after wild camping? The ‘leave no trace‘ principle isn’t about keeping things tidy as much as ensuring the environment is pristine for nature.
NSK Natural History Channel - Introduction
Interesting, thought provoking & inspiring.
Review II - Fjallraven Keb (Trekking) Pant
Fjallraven trekking ’pant’; trousers for the great outdoors. Our review.
Review 1 - Fjallraven Keb (Trekking) Jacket
A review of the Fjallraven Keb Jacket. Tested in the Swedish wilderness. The first in our Fjallraven review series.
DoveStep Expedition - Podcast Episode 3
Our Podcast interview with Dove Step. A great catch up with Jonny Rankin chatting about training for Sea Kayaking with us for his expedition and the great work that Dove Step do. Listen in to our chat. Grab a cuppa ...
NSK YouTube Channel
A short unscripted video introducing our YouTube channel
Illumination & Your Night Vision
Illumination (or not!) & the importance of its effect on your night vision; one of our ten essentials of enjoying the great outdoors.
Outdoor Trekking & Wild Camping
The great outdoors & just some of the things you can do in it!
To ‘Go’ OR ‘No Go’, that is the question?
Based on sea conditions and weather forecast, do you know when to ’Go’ or ’No Go’?
Sun Protection and Layering
Two of our ten essentials to think about when in the outdoors.
The Plight of Little Terns (Part II) - Volunteering
If we haven’t persuaded you yet; read on!
HOW DO WE MAKE A STAND FOR OUR ENVIRONMENT?
Stand up and Fight!
Staying Warm in the Wet of Winter?
What you can do to stay warm in the winter.
The Plight of Little Terns
Volunteering & kayaking to help the Little Terns
Navigation; Using Map & Compass
Navigation tips & hints.