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UBES Diamond Anniversary

UBES Diamond Anniversary

60 years have passed since an epic transcontinental expedition, an idea dreamt-up in the university canteen by Bristol finalists longing...

An Anthology of Adventures

An Anthology of Adventures

As much as it saddens me to say this, the future of our fortnightly weekend trips is uncertain. If you’re...

Hiking the UK’s hardest trail

The Cape Wrath Trail, or CWT, is an almost 400km long-distance route from Fort William to the lighthouse at the...

An Ode to the AGM

An Ode to the AGM: Love democracy Debate, elections, and fun Lasted too long though In all seriousness, this is...

Trekjavík and Icelandic Adventures

Iceland, a place like nowhere else I’d ever been before. Arriving to a rather grey and barren landscape with a...

A Guide to UBES

Some pearls of wisdom from current and past UBESters to guide the new generation of members on their epic UBES...

The myth of #outsideisfree, and recognising privilege

The myth of #outsideisfree, and recognising privilege

  Although I hold up my calloused climber hands and confess that I often use the hashtag #outsideisfree on my...

An Erasmus student’s inside view of UBES

Last term, I spent four and a half months in Bristol doing my Erasmus exchange. Being part of the Expeditions...

No plan Norway: Shackleton, unshackled

No plan Norway: Shackleton, unshackled

In June, Zoë and I took a relatively spontaneous trip to Norway for some hiking. We booked the flights and...

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