Tag: David Love

David Crossing the High Mountains of Madeira

Packing for the Inca Trail with David Love

We chat to Craghoppers Ambassador and International Expedition Leader, David Love, on some handy do’s & don’ts if you’re planning to undertake the Inca Trail for your next big adventure as well as some top tips and tricks he’s learned over the years in packing for expedition success! FIRST THING’S FIRST… The Inca trail is certainly a once-in-a-lifetime type of trip. So it’s really important you take time to consider…

WILD JOTUNHEIMEN

By David Love Our ambassador, David Love, recently went to Norway with a small team to reach the two highest points in Norway, Glittertind and Galdhoppigen in the Jotunheimen National Park. The sub-zero temperatures put the AW19 kit to the ultimate test. I’d never been to Norway before.  So when the opportunity came up for an expedition to the mountainous region of Jotunheimen, to summit the country’s two highest peaks,…

National Map Reading Week

Which can only mean one thing, it’s time to dust off your map and compass, get outside and brush up on those long-lost skills! We caught up with our Craghoppers Ambassador, mountaineer and Ordinance Survey GetOutside Champion, David Love, to get his take on why map reading remains such an essential skill. Maps definitely hold a very special place in my heart. They are a British institution that we’re all…

Kickstart March with a ‘spring’ in your step

As we leave winter behind (well, sort of) and enter into a new seasonal cycle, there’s a few things that ‘spring’ to mind... longer days, birdsong reaching its peak and the Spring sunshine bringing with it new growth, with buds and fresh crisp leaves bursting through the morning frost. Surely there’s no better time to get outside for a brisk countryside walk We catch up with Craghoppers Ambassador David Love…

Traversing the Transylvanian Alps

Close encounters with mountain bears, emergency snow holes and permanent sub-zero temperatures; these are just a few of the things involved in a crossing of the Transylvanian Alps in winter. Throughout this blog post, David love (a mountaineer, Expedition Leader, and Survival Instructor at the Bear Grylls Survival Academy) recounts his journey through the Transylvanian Alps.   Preparing for the Expedition Never heard of the Transylvanian Alps? Well, neither had I…