Sports & adventure news
Articles, news & blogs with a focus on the benefits of engaging in adventure & sport activities.
Arranged in chronological order, most recent at the top
Complete guide to tree climbing
Complete guide to adventure tree climbing using ropes and harnesses, including clothing & equipment, tips for beginners, different types of trees and their best uses, and tree-climbing safety tips. Lydiascapes, 28 October 2021
Learning Through Adventure
‘Learning outside the classroom through adventurous activities is known to have significant educational benefits. It helps children develop technical, intellectual and social skills by overcoming challenges and sharing decisions.’
The Conversation, 13 February 2020
Raising Next Gen Adventurers
How do you share a love for the outdoors with your kids? Some of the biggest names in climbing, mountain biking, skiing, ultrarunning and adventure racing offer their advice.
REI C0-0p (US), 4 January 2018
The Dying Art of Tree Climbing
Article considering the risks and benefits of tree climbing, and offering some tips for supporting your child to climb trees safely. Childhood by Nature, c2017
Countryside ban for children because mums cannot read maps and hate mud
‘Middle class parents are too afraid to take their children rambling because they struggle to map read and are reluctant to let them get muddy, a new study suggests. The Hertfordshire University research … found that while children were open to the idea of rambling, their mothers were not confident in the great outdoors.’
The Telegraph, 20 February 2010