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The Great Escape / Outdoor Fitness magazine

It doesn’t matter if you are a 1915 PoW or a reader of Outdoor Fitness magazine…nobody likes receiving orders.

This month for the mag I explained how to use a map and compass. But instead of just giving instructions, I weaved these nitty-gritty details into the story of how my great-grandfather constructed a compass from items he could steal from Kaiser Wilhelm’s PoW camp.

The article on pages 70-74 of the Nov-Dec issue are accompanied by my photography and tips from Mountain Guide Jamie Holding.

picture-1-the-improvised-pow-compass

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RUNdezvous – Outdoor Fitness magazine

[:en]Outdoor Fitness magazine wanted a snappy training article about running groups.

RUNdezvous was the result – an odyssey across three continents as I dive into world of alternative running groups. I hydrate with the Santiago Hash House Harriers, raid a car boot with the Bath Bats and get high in the Rocky Mountains with the Boulder Trail Running Breakfast Club…And we run some!

On sale from June 3rd in the UK

Here’s an extract from the Bath Bats!

IMG_0356[:es]Oudoor Fitness wanted a snappy training article about running groups.

RUNdevous was the result. 

You can read an extract below

RUNdevous sample writing portfolio[:]

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Boulder Dash / Outdoor Fitness magazine

[:en]Outdoor Fitness magazine were looking for a beginner friendly guide to getting indoor climbers outdoors.

Their February issue carries my four page training special to help readers make the transition – just in time for those perfect crisp winter climbing conditions!

So go on, Get Your Boulder On!

Bouldering Train Article v2[:]

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Pleasure and Paine / Outdoor Fitness magazine

In April 2015 I travelled to Patagonia to take part in a 70mile ultramarathon that quickly became known as one of the toughest races on the planet. Dodging pumas, hopping crevasses and traversing previously untravelled glaciers – my feature article in Outdoor Fitness magazine went on sale in the UK once I’d had time to fully digest the odyssey. Check it out…