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Steve
Welcome to the new MDA Blog page. Here, we shall feature articles from both MDA staff, friends and guest writers. Articles on everything from what Adventure means to us, what it means to others and reviews and thoughts on gear and equipment that we use for ourselves and recommend to our clients.   We’ll talk...
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What does mean to me? Mindset. its a word you hear quite a lot of nowadays. At the end of the day, it all comes down to how you visualise something. If someone was to ask you what you feel is an adventure, what would you respond? Would you go with the distant travels or...
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Here at Maddog Adventures, we are proud to support our friend Nat and the all work he does over at Pack Config. Not only building a strong community, but also collating an impressive set of gear reviews.   Recently, we have been able to submit a number of articles to the site, which we are...
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It really is unprecedented times we have been living in lately. The outdoors which we once took for granted has been taken away (temporarily). For someone who lives in Central London, a ‘daytrip’ to the hills is something that will not be happening. Daily exercise is confined to the home or local parks.   But...
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Imagine reaching the summit of Scafell Pike, or looking out from the blustery top of Pen y Fan. The air is clear and you have a sense of satisfaction after the arduous climb. An incredible and rewarding feeling for sure, but made truly memorable with a good dog at your side. We have lived with...
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Although we are very fond of stating “Adventure is a Mindset” let’s face it mindset alone will not be enough as you try to expand your adventures. A little knowledge goes a long way. As you seek bigger and wilder experiences, you will require gear and some key skills. Be careful at this point though...
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The world of guided mountain adventures can be a mysterious place to some. Unfortunately, it can also be a dangerous one. This is for one main reason. Do you know if your Mountain Leader, the person you have put your trust in, has the qualifications and knowledge to be leading you or the group you...
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Background   If I told you I was a prepper I wonder what you would think? My guess is you would think of the US Television show “Doomsday Preppers”, conspiracy theory fans and possibly envisage me stood in the woods dressed like Rambo?   Now, think back to the very beginning of the UK’s Covid-19...
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