For the adventurous among us, the UK outdoors is a fresh, beautiful world just waiting to be explored. From the sheer adrenaline rushes of rock climbing and white water rafting to the breathtaking beauty of canyoning and abseiling — even to something as simple as a walk into the rugged countryside — the UK has a plethora of adventures up its sleeves for those willing to live them.
Dressing for UK adventure
Due to the specific challenges of the sometimes harsh UK weather, when dressing for your UK adventure it’s important to not only keep in mind the activity you will be taking part in but also the weather circumstances you are most likely to find yourself in. The United Kingdom has a well-known reputation for having constantly unstable weather patterns and large temperature variations due to its unfortunate position off the western coast of the largest landmass on the planet, Eurasia. The convergence of all the moist and volatile sea air with the stiff and dry land air creates an often unsettling weather norm in which the weather can change drastically even over just one day.
The influence of the unbalanced Atlantic Ocean can cause harsh winds and driving rain to spring up at almost a moment’s notice. The temperature can quickly fall without warning, leaving the unprepared exposed and helpless. Even in the supposedly warm summer months, the conflicted and schizophrenic UK weather model often dumps profane surprises on its unfortunate subjects, causing what was once a swimmingly scorching summer day to turn instantly into a raging madman of blustering winds and twisting sheets of sleet. Whether your adventure is going to take place in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, or the greater Wales area, it’s important to dress for the extremes to make one hundred percent sure that …Read More