If you’re a mountain biker you’ll no doubt have heard of the term ‘enduro’. But what is it? What’s involved and is enduro mountain biking something you’d enjoy? Enduro is traditionally a style of MTB racing. In it, the rider makes their way in their own time to a high start point from where they

This essential kit list for winter hiking covers those all important items that you should bring on your winter adventure holiday. General kit to bring on your winter holiday There are certain essential items that you should bring regardless of the winter activities that you’ll be doing. Sunglasses, sun screen and lip salve are right

“We have a 13 year son and after last years holiday of sun and beach and moaning of being bored we knew we needed an active holiday….. Well here it is!” – the Hines family If you’re a family with active teens, keeping them occupied on your annual summer holiday can be quite a feat

“Where your mind goes, your body will follow.” “Feel the fear and do it anyway.” “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” Eek, no, scratch that last one! I was standing on top of a huge boulder, holding hands with 9 year old Olivia. We were trying to convince each other that the 5m jump

It’s a new year and it’s filled with possibilities for outdoors adventures! How exciting is that! As the current glorious weather in the Pyrenees has put us in a rather giddy state of mind, we’re starting the year off with a special offer for you. Yes, I know! Crazy, but that’s how we roll. Family

What kid doesn’t enjoy mucking about in the snow! Sledging, building snowmen, snowball fights, kids young and old love the stuff! But unless you live somewhere that enjoys regular snowy winters, snowshoeing won’t necessarily be an activity that you are familiar with. It is however an activity that is perfectly suited to families that love

Think of a mountain refuge in the French Pyrenees and I doubt whether outstanding gastronomy is the first thing that springs to mind. However, in one exceptional refuge in the mountains of the Ariege Pyrenees in SW France, gastronomy goes hand in hand with adventure. About the Pyrenees The Pyrenees mountains which form the natural border

It’s that time of year again where we reflect on the year that is drawing to a close and look forward to the fresh new year that is on the horizon. I am lucky to have enjoyed so many unforgettable moments in 2017, it really is  hard to narrow it down to this shortlist. The

Does winter get you down? Do you dream of escaping to somewhere, anywhere that has better weather than where you are now? Do you dream of a snowy winter wonderland with the bluest of skies, the purest of snows and the freshest of fresh air? Do you ski? No? Oh, sorry, you’re just going to

In the foothills and mountains of the Pyrenees, autumn is a time when colour, sound, sight and taste threaten to overload the senses. It’s a wondrous, special time of year that we soak up greedily in the knowledge that winter is just around the corner. Here’s why you’ll fall in love with autumn in the