Introducing the Elliot Brown Kimmeridge Limited Edition Watch for Women

We are excited to announce the arrival of Elliot Brown Women’s Kimmeridge Limited Edition Watches in our Brand Stores! Retailing at £350 – £385, £35 from the sale of each watch is donated to Mountain Rescue England & Wales (MREW).

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Páramo and wild camping

When you are wild camping, your outdoor gear needs to work that extra bit harder for you. For a start, you are carrying on your back everything you need and what clothing you have with you has to keep you warm and dry for the duration of the multi-day trip without weighing you down. Choosing such kit and getting the balance right can be crucial to having an enjoyable adventure – too light and with limited protection from what the fickle British weather can throw at you can mean you are left cold and soggy all night; too heavy and you’ll be struggling under the weight of your load. Ideally you need functional kit that doubles up to give you clothing that performs well across a range of climatic conditions whilst also giving you comfort over an extended period of time. This is because you are often wearing a jacket for example all day, all night and sometimes the day after as well.

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A monkey puzzle mission

Huerquehue National Park, Chile
Araucaria trees (Araucaria araucana), coigue trees (Nothofagus dombeyi), lenga trees (Nothofagus pumilio), ñire trees (Nothofagus antarctica) and Cerro San Sebastian reflected in Laguna El Toro in Autumn, Huerquehue National Park, Chile.

Although my day to day work with Trees for Life is focused on the restoration of the Caledonian Forest in the Highlands of Scotland, I have a strong interest in trees and forests elsewhere in the world as well. One of my particular favourites is the forest of araucaria (or monkey puzzle) trees in the southern Andes of Chile and Argentina, which I’ve been visiting since 1977.

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