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Introduction: The HPG Junction pack is a 22ltr top loading back pack with bare bones features to allow you to carry the basics into the hill for a day trek. It’s design is classic HPG and uses top shelf materials and production to create a bomb proof addition to your outdoor equipment. Dimensions: 17”x10”x5”  ...
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So, we recently ran a poll on our Instagram asking if you carried a dedicated GPS unit as a backup in your kit. The answers surprised us – 70% of those who responded actually said no.   Now we understand that those answering the poll may be just getting outdoors as a casual hobby, may...
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Well, why should you? In this day and age of same day delivery, an app for everything and a society ever reliant on tech why would you want to take a course in what some would say are old fashioned, unnecessary or out of date skills?   Whilst it’s true that thankfully the majority of...
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This weeks blog is a little bit more of a background into how Maddog Adventures came about, how the business whilst still relatively small has grown and what we are looking forward to in the future.   We’ve always all had a little adventure in us. Going back to around 2007, myself and Marc came...
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‘Adventure is not outside man; it is within’ – George Eliot   We are all familiar with the concept of excellence being a habit, that which we repeatedly do. The same can apply for an adventurous mindset. Inspired by the daily routines of entrepreneurs, athletes and military leaders, the following suggestions form the basis of a mindset...
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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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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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