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Mental Health awareness month

Mental Health awareness month

We should start this off by saying we are not experts in Mental Health issues, however, we are experts in the outdoors and I’d say we have some expert skills in working with people, particular younger people.

There is no denying and in fact many many studies prove that the outdoors is great for  your Mental Health, being in the outdoors  breathing the fresh air helps people think clearly, reducing stress and often rationalise anxieties. The outdoors can bring joy free of charge and take your thoughts away from whatever it is that is causing you stress. Being...


Who are BXM Media?

Who are BXM Media?

A few years ago, after experiencing a huge amount of growth since 2010, BXM Expeditions (now BXM Outdoors) decided to invest in the development of a bespoke cloud system to manage their expeditions, schools, campsites and instructors.

After consulting with a number of different agencies and developers, we got in touch with Julian Humphries (who at the time ran his own web company, Lumous Ltd). Julian developed the BXM Hub from scratch which automated a lot of the manual administrative tasks needed to organise our expeditions, and almost overnight, revolutionised our way of working at BXM. The...


'Campless' Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Expeditions blog

'Campless' Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Expeditions blog

As a large expedition company, it certainly seems strange writing the title ‘campless Expediitons’.  So why? What and how?
 
Well, I guess the why is the easy part. BXM is a school expedition company, with schools shut from March to September this meant there was hundreds of thousands of young people missing out on their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, The Venture Award and other similar outdoor educational trips. Often overlooked...


Tips for lacing up your boots

Tips for lacing up your boots

So, you've done your research, you've purchased your boots, you've worn them round the house for a week to bed them in but, they still rub. Now what?

 

All is not lost. These may have been the most comfortable pairs of boots that have ever graced your feet but there might still be that little niggle bothering you. The answer may lie in how your boots are laced.

 

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Boot Buying Guide

Boot Buying Guide

Duncan, our in-house gear nerd, takes you through how to choose the right boots for you. He's got a wealth of knowledge around products after working for a few outdoor retailers and is an active member of...