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Why ice hockey is like camping

Coventry Blaze take on Cardiff Devils

I went to my first ice hockey match the other night. Coventry Blaze were playing Cardiff Devils in the first leg of the Challenge Cup semi-finals.

Why is this important as part of a blog about camping?

Well yes, I know there aren’t too many parallels you can draw between ice hockey and camping, but the reason I’m writing about it is because it was something I had never done before.

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Stuart Kidman is the magazine's Deputy Editor. He has been a journalist for ten years, writing for local newspapers before joining the Club in 2009. He loves camping and enjoys nothing better than trekking off into the wilderness to 'rough it' for a couple of nights.

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Share the Outdoors

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Camping & Caravanning magazine has launched a new campaign.

Share the Outdoors aims to encourage people to get active outdoors, to try something new and to get them to persuade friends and family to join in too.

The purpose of the campaign is to highlight the health and emotional benefits of being outside and enjoying an outdoor pursuit.

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Stuart Kidman is the magazine's Deputy Editor. He has been a journalist for ten years, writing for local newspapers before joining the Club in 2009. He loves camping and enjoys nothing better than trekking off into the wilderness to 'rough it' for a couple of nights.

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Watch your step

We used the Viewranger app on a Samsung Gear smartwatch

I've recently had the opportunity to test the Viewranger mobile application on a Samsung Gear smartwatch.

For those of you unfamiliar with Viewranger, it's a navigational app that allows you to download a variety of map data and operates as a route-planning or GPS-style tracking system on your phone or tablet device.

And now it's available on watches too.

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Stuart Kidman is the magazine's Deputy Editor. He has been a journalist for ten years, writing for local newspapers before joining the Club in 2009. He loves camping and enjoys nothing better than trekking off into the wilderness to 'rough it' for a couple of nights.

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