DJI Mavic Air Charging From Battery Packs and Solar Charging

31/05/2018 0

DJI Mavic Air Solar Charging Introduction I love my Mavic Air, but have to admit that at 20 mins flight time per battery (in perfect conditions), battery life is not one of its strong points! I have the fly-more package with the three batteries, but still run out of juice – although as my drone skills improve, my decent-footage to battery ratio is getting better! Many of my trips where I wish to use my Air are multi-day backpacking, cycling Read More

UK Packraft Gathering

28/05/2018 0

For the past couple of years, the UK importer for Alpacka Packrafts – – run by a guy named Andy Trop has organised a get-together for packrafters. I was just getting into it around the 2017 gathering, but made the gathering this year. Showing up at the venue Lagganlia near Kincraig on Friday night it was beers and chatter before a sensible night with lots planned for the following day. I had signed up together with 8 or so others Read More

Loch Ba and Loch Laidon Linear – Bike, Boat, Train

14/05/2018 1

I’ve been wanting to do the linear boat trip across Rannoch Moor via Loch Ba and Loch Laidon for a while. Finally, this last weekend the weather and the wind was favorable so off I set. I opted for a one night wild camp, meaning that the timings matched for a Lazy start and the train back from Rannoch Station the following day. [Skip right to the end for the video! | Find the full photoset here] I dumped my Read More


08/05/2018 0

Over the early may Bank Holiday weekend, I headed to Kintail with the Ochils Mountaineering Club. The club was staying in the NTS Kintail Outdoor Centre , while I and some other members stayed on the Morvich caravan club site. My plans had been to get the boat out on the water, but the wind and changeable weather put an end to that. I did, however manage to get 3 Corbett’s (Scottish Mountains over 2500ft) bagged and a bothy walk Read More

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