“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.”“Pain is temporary but quitting is forever.”“No pain no gain.” If you’ve ever cycled the Pyrenees cols, you’ll no doubt be able to relate to such idioms. But there are ways in which you can maximise your chances of success on the cols and, more importantly, your enjoyment on

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I could have done with some cycling tips to beat the heat when I first started cycling in the Pyrenees. But I learnt the hard way and it wasn’t pleasant. I remember the day vividly. It took me by surprise. I’d never known anything like it on the bike. I was convinced I was going

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If you are new to snowshoeing you probably don’t know what to expect. But don’t worry. Thanks to our years of snowshoeing experience we have tons of snowshoeing advice we can share with you.  If you’re booked onto one of our snowshoeing holidays we’ll have already recommended that you digest our ultimate snowshoeing kitlist so