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15th March 2022

A stroll through a local woodland, in deep time

How can we grasp the seemingly unfathomable scale of deep time? How can we feel its presence? Art historian Francesca Ramsay decided to experiment in her local woodland.

16th December 2021

The emerging world of swimpacking

Searching for a water-based journey to complete her long-distance triathlon, but unwilling to hoist a kayak past her neighbour's balcony every morning, Annie Voigt stumbled across the emerging world of swimpacking.

16th December 2021

A way of bearing witness: the power of pilgrimage

Adam Weymouth is best known for his book Kings of the Yukon, in which he paddles the Yukon River charting the social and ecological story of the Chinook salmon. But he is also a long-distance walker with a deep interest in pilgrimage. Here he asks: why is pilgrimage important today?

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Joe Reid

Joe Reid

Joe Reid is the Founder of Brake the Cycle, a company that takes groups on bike tours across the UK and Europe. From epic adventures such as Lands End - John O’Groats to weekend retreats combining cycling and yoga, all their tours boast a unique, sustainability infused twist.

Adventure Uncovered

Adventure Uncovered

Adventure Uncovered influences social and environmental change through responsible adventure.

Sam Firman

Sam Firman

Sam is the Adventure Uncovered Editor. He's a freelance writer interested in outdoor culture, geography and social issues. He recently moved from the UK to Vancouver, for more mountain time, and spends much of his spare time sliding on snow and climbing on rocks.