POND LIFE – Outdoor Activities Blog

Best Pop-Up Tents for the UK in 2019 (July Update)

Pop-up tents were initially designed for cars and were notorious for their rather limited space. Modern technology and clever design have made them an excellent - if not the ideal – choice for
July 16, 2019

Review – Vandorm ‘Legend VII’ Track Pump

By Sam Bowell As a fanatical mountain biker, the TOAD team and Bike Parts UK thought I may be just the person to put the Legend through its paces and provide you with an impartial review, based
July 9, 2019

Best DSLR Cameras for the UK in 2019 (July Update)

If you’re thinking about buying a new DSLR camera, it makes sense to do a little
July 4, 2019

Best Walking Trousers for the UK in 2019 (July Update)

To some people, walking trousers might seem like an unnecessary extravagance. But, if you’ve
June 26, 2019

Beginners Guide to Sea Cliff Climbing

There is something entrancing in defying gravity. When combined with the safety of a deep body
June 19, 2019

The Changing Face of Everest – Why Were There So Many Deaths in 2019

This climbing season there has been news of a growing number of climbers dying on Mount Everest
June 18, 2019

7 Marathons on 7 Continents in 7 Days

British Runner Set a New Time Record in the Annual ‘777’ World Marathon Challenge British
April 19, 2019

British Adventurer Abseils Into Active Volcanos!

Brit defies scorching temperatures to photograph active volcanoes It seems hell is not much of an
March 30, 2019

How Do You Test Superglue? Glue Your Feet to a Hot Air Balloon!

A Russian TV Producer glues his shoes to the underside of a hot air balloon. Attached only by a
March 19, 2019

Shotover River Jet Boating in Queenstown

Our recent trip to Queenstown in the South Island offered one of the highlights of our tour of New
March 17, 2019