Minotaurs and Other Beasts: Some of Snowdonia’s Most Thrilling Trails

Featured image courtesy of the Forestry Commission As has been urged before on this blog, picking up a map and making for where a combination of close-together contour lines, forests, peaks and rivers lie in close proximity is hard to resist. Photo courtesy of the Forestry Commission As OS maps go, those covering Snowdonia National [...]

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Atherton Racing Poster & Fox T-shirt Giveaway Ts&Cs

Want to win this signed Atherton Racing poster and Fox World Cup t-shirt ? Head over to the Vito Sport Facebook post ( and answer this trivia question: Where is the next round of the UCI Downhill World Cup? Entries are open NOW and close THIS THURSDAY JULY 17 AT 17:00 BST! Vito Sport Signed [...]

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Forget the parts of Scotland everyone knows about. Draw a line roughly south from the Kyle of Tongue and then east from the Kyle of Lochalsh and anything to the north and west is the bit you want to be in for truly remote adventure. The Northwest Highlands of Scotland is a vast peaty wilderness [...]

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Les Deux Alpes, France

Gee takes his 3rd consecutive win at the Crankworx Polygon Air DH

Gee Atherton took his third win at the Polygon Air DH at Crankworx this weekend. He is unbeaten in the Event’s history – having secured double wins with Rachel in 2012 and 2013. Team-mate Marc Beaumont took 7th place (He’s previously scored a 6th and a 4th here) Weather conditions in the run up to [...]

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