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Written by James Forrest

Adventurer, journalist and Inov-8 ambassador, James, is no stranger to peak bagging. After reaching the summits of every mountain across England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland in record-breaking times, he’s recently completed a lap of the Wainwright’s in just two weeks. With numerous achievements under his belt, this is certainly not the last challenge James will accomplish, and we can’t wait to see what the future holds for him.

  • Walking the Wainwright's | A Lightweight Camping Checklist

    Walking the Wainwright's | A Lightweight Camping Checklist

    In our first interview with James about his record-breaking expedition, which saw him bag each Wainwright in two weeks, we learned the ups and downs of everything he encountered during his challenge. Our second interview delves deeper (into his rucksack) as we identify the secret to his success,... Read more
  • Bagging the Wainwright's | A Record-Breaking Pursuit

    Bagging the Wainwright's | A Record-Breaking Pursuit

    James Forrest recently set an incredible new record time for a self-supported continuous hike of Alfred Wainwright’s 214 Lake District peaks. The 37-year-old, a journalist and adventurer from Cockermouth, Cumbria, walked 525km (328 miles) to complete the peak-bagging feat in 14 days and 11 hours.... Read more
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