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Summer Solstice Microadventure Challenge: Look What People Are Doing! The Summer Solstice Microadventure Challenge is well under way, and it’s brilliant to see so many people getting out and making the most of these long summer evenings. Have a look at these pics, get inspired, get planning, join the […] Read »
Microadventures with Kids – everything you need to know! Many people love the idea of taking their children on microadventures. But there are many valid reasons why it can be hard to do. There are even more imagined barriers that get in the way. So here, in their own […] Read »
Fire and Foraging Microadventure Inspired by my wild baking microadventure, I decided it was high time I learned to light a fire properly, without matches or a lighter. This led me back to Sussex to my old friend Nick, to chat with him about […] Read »
A Budget Microadventure Kit Even if you don’t own any outdoor gear, you can assemble all that you need for a microadventure pretty cheaply. All of these links are for gear that is perfectly good enough quality for you to join in with the […] Read »
The 2017 Summer Solstice Microadventure: Choose Your Own Challenge Welcome to the 6th year of the Summer Solstice Microadventure Challenge! The aim, as always, is simple: to encourage people around the world to stop procrastinating and try a microadventure. (Not sure what a microadventure is? Here’s a video or find […] Read »
Curry and Caves: a microadventure Following on from my chat with baker Tom Herbert, this week I headed north for curry in a cave with Tomo Thompson, an outdoor guide, in order to ask him what motivates and inspires him about getting into the outdoors. Joining […] Read »


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