23 Songs on my hiking playlist

23 Songs on my hiking playlist

Music plays an important role in my adventures. As I said in my top long distance walking tips - it can massively help combat boredom and boost my mood. My handy iPod shuffle goes with me everywhere. On it I have an evening wind down/reflective playlist and also an...

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Bivvy bag camping – what, where & when

Bivvy bag camping – what, where & when

Wild camping in a bivvy bag is my favourite activity on a sunny evening. It's quick, requires little planning and really gets you close to nature. It's also a really fun mini-adventure to have with friends. I love that you can all be lying out in your bags under the...

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Wild camping Snowdonia – a guide

Wild camping Snowdonia – a guide

Before reading this wild camping Snowdonia blog, head to this wild camping UK page. This will give you a broader overview on best practice, gear and going to the toilet in nature. As for wild camping in Snowdonia... Snowdonia holds some of the UK's most beautiful and...

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Stok Kangri trek in photos & top tips

Stok Kangri trek in photos & top tips

In September I headed to India with 15 other women from Love Her Wild to take on a 10 day Stok Kangri Trek. Our goal was to reach the summit of this 6,153m mountain which sits in Ladkah, North India. Stok Kangri is a great entry level 6,000m trek and anyone with good...

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How to pack a hiking backpack like a pro

How to pack a hiking backpack like a pro

When you hike 1000km you become a bit obsessed with your backpack and packing skills. By the end of Hiking the Israel National Trail, I'd made all the classic errors while working out how best to pack to save time and strain on my body. Here are my top tips on how to...

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I won the Next Generation Awards!

I won the Next Generation Awards!

In my last newsletter, I wrote about how I've recently started going to networking events for small businesses and startups (mostly as a way to meet new people since moving to Bristol). I've never really seen myself as a 'businessperson' or Love Her Wild as a...

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A staycation in a Hobbit House

A staycation in a Hobbit House

Do you like Lord of the Rings? I asked Emma,how about a stay in a Hobbit House? In 2019, Emma Lawton is attempting to do something new and fun every single day. She's called the project the F---it List. It's Emma's way of sticking 2 (positive) fingers up at life after...

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Why I’m no longer talking to privileged people about plastic

Why I’m no longer talking to privileged people about plastic

It's not easy being a conservationist. Caring for the planet and acknowledging reality means seeing faults in every aspect of our society. With that comes living with an overwhelming sense of hopelessness. I've had friends call this 'conservation depression'. When you...

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I'm Bex Band, adventurer & founder of the women's adventure community Love Her Wild. I want to inspire more people to go on adventures to grow in confidence & to reconnect with our natural spaces.

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