The Alkari Adventure Blog

We Need to Talk About Alkari…

Two men at summit of mountain

Since the company’s inception back in 2015, “Alkari” has been a thorn in my side. There has yet to be a group in which at least one (usually several) person hasn’t asked me about the name and just what the Hell it means. Instead of suffering the……

Navigating with the Sun

Sunrise over the sea

A popular ‘dad’ question for kids returning home for Christmas is “So, what route did you take to get here?”. This was an important part of family small-talk in the pre-google era…….

Water-A Good Idea


Last week I published an article on hiking in which I wrote about why you should do it and what you’ll need to do it safely. The next day, it was brought……

A Beginners Guide to Hiking

Cloudy Mountains

Maybe it’s just me, but it seems like when we’re discussing cool outdoor activities, hiking often gets overlooked. To be fair, “Walking up and down hills for the Hell of it” doesn’t exactly sound thrilling.


A Beginners Guide to Rock Climbing

Man rock climbing

If you’re thinking of getting outdoors more, but you don’t have a dog to walk and the thought of running makes you angry, nauseous, upset, or all of the above, then rock climbing is……

Doomsday Survival Tips: Get Survival Fit No.2-Brawn beats brains

Survival Strength

So, you read my previous post about running and you’ve spent a few weeks giving it a try (which isn’t nearly long enough, by the way), but it’s just not working for you. You love Snickers way too……

Doomsday Survival Tips: Get Survival Fit

Survival Fitness

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I really wish I could get myself in better shape, I just can’t seem to find the motivation!”

It’s a pretty common issue. Fortunately for you, I have your……

Doomsday Survival Tips: Fire craft Lesson 1

Survival Fire craft

When most people think of survival, this is what they picture. A nice, toasty fire that’s been conjured from a mixture of pure testosterone and frantically smashing two rocks together.

For some reason when……

Doomsday Survival Tips: Knots

Survival Knots Part 1

Welcome to your first exciting instalment of knot-tying lessons!  Ok, so maybe it’s not exciting in the traditional sense of the word, but it’s definitely a useful skill to have…I mean, provided you’re not an office……

Awesome Tales of Survival- Joe Simpson

Survivor Joe Simpson

It’s that time of year again. The weather’s miserable, it’s dark all the time and when the sun does come out, it’s gone before you’re even finished at work. The holidays are over and we don’t have anything to look forward to for a while (Because Valentine’s day absolutely doesn’t count). To make things even……