POND LIFE – Outdoor Activities Blog

Canyon Fox and Swing in Queenstown, New Zealand

For a long time, bungee experiences in Queenstown were dominated by A.J.Hackett. But now, there's a hot new option offering a very different experience. When we visited the adventure capital of
March 16, 2019

British Surfer Sets Record For Biggest Wave Ever Ridden!

In December, British surfer Tom Butler rode a 100-foot wave at Praia do Norte, in Nazaré, Portugal – and everyone thinks he's likely broken the record for the biggest wave ever surfed! They were
March 12, 2019

Scrambling in the Lake District

By Matt Cook If you've been hill walking in the Lake District, or even just a passing guest
January 25, 2019

Best Mountain Biking Helmets for the UK in 2019 (July Update)

Whether you’re the type of mountain biker who likes to rumble along country lanes, or rocket
January 23, 2019

US Explorer Completes 1st Unaided Solo Trek of Antarctica

US explorer Colin O’Brady managed to cross 932 miles of ice-covered ground in 54 days, completing
January 15, 2019

Preparations for Adventurous Road Trips in the UK

It’s fair to say that the options are endless when planning a road trip in the UK. But as any
December 14, 2018

Best Value Mens’ Cycling Helmet for the UK 2019 (July Update)

Broken arms and legs can heal, and a scrape or two will only add street-cred to you as a dedicated
December 13, 2018

Hang Glider Launched Unattached – Swiss Alps

An American tourist has had a horrifying experience when launched on his first hang gliding flight,
December 13, 2018

KTM Motocross Experience in Winchester (Hampshire)

A couple of us recently headed along to KTM Experience to try our hands at Motocross riding in the
December 9, 2018

Best Mens’ Cycling Shoes for the UK 2019 (July Update)

Serious cyclists need a shoe which will keep you warm & dry in cold, wet conditions; cool &
December 8, 2018