Kieran Cunningham

Copy Editor, Copywriter, Editor, Technical Writer, Writer

Writer and editor specializing in the outdoors industry.

I'm a freelance editor and writer who specializes in content for the outdoors industry. I have over ten years' experience as a writer and editor and have been climbing and mountaineering around the globe for the best part of thirty years. My past writing credits include Little India Magazine, My Open Country, The Shambala Sun, Take Outdoors, Cool of the Wild, Tour HQ, The Portugal News, Le Montagne Divertenti (an Italian hiking magazine), and Moja Gear.


I currently serve as editor for outdoor blog Take Outdoors and in 2018 co-edited Gestalten Books' publication 'Wanderlust'.

I look forward to working with you soon!
Categories
Content Types
Guide, Article, Whitepaper, Blog Post
More Information
Edinburgh University, Master of Arts
Manchester, UK|English, Italian
Publications
N/A

Publications

26
observer.com
Article
A Case for the Kilt: The Adventure Accessory You Never Knew You Needed
September 15th, 2019
myopencountry.com
How to Setup Camp: Tips & Hacks
August 24th, 2019
tourhq.com
Guide
Monasteries In The Himalayan Holy Land Of Ladakh

A travel guide to Ladakh, India.

tourhq.com
Guide
St. Andrews: Much More Than Just Where William Met Kate

A travel guide to St. Andrews, Scotland.

tourhq.com
Guide
A Trip To An Unknown Italy: Valtellina, The Last Stand

A travel guide to Valtellina, Italy.

myopencountry.com
Article
WHY COTTON KILLS: DISCOVERING THE DARK SIDE TO THIS FLUFFY FABRIC

An in-depth analysis of the dangers of wearing cotton during outdoor activities.

August 27th, 2018
healthy-magazines.com
Article
Speaking to Elephants: Three Questions to Help You Identify ‘The One’ From All the Other Ones

Relationship advice for choosing a life partner.

March 27th, 2018
takeoutdoors.com
Blog Post
Best Tents for Stargazing

A guide to stargazing tents.

October 6th, 2018
coolofthewild.com
Buyers Guide
The best crash pads for bouldering in 2019

A guide to choosing the best crash pad for bouldering with tips for buyers.

coolofthewild.com
Buyers Guide
gear Belay Device Types for Climbing and Mountaineering

A guide to buying the best belay device for climbing and mountaineering.

January 18th, 2019
coolofthewild.com
Buyers Guide
The best climbing packs for 2019

A review of the best climbing packs in 2019.

takeoutdoors.com
Article
The Ultimate Guide to Winter Camping for Beginners

A guide to camping in winter conditions.

exploreoutdoorshq.com
Article
How to pack a backpack

A guide to packing a backpack for hiking and backpacking.

October 7th, 2017
exploreoutdoorshq.com
Article
Layering for hiking

A guide to layering for hiking.

April 24th, 2018
coolofthewild.com
Buyers Guide
gear Review: Scarpa Crux Approach Shoes

A review of the Scarpa Crux approach shoes.

December 18th, 2017
amazon.co.uk
Ebook
The Dharma for Hillfolk

An Ebook about mindful hiking.

coolofthewild.com
Buyers Guide
Grayl Ultralight Purifier review

A review of the Grayl UL water filter.

November 24th, 2017
littleindia.com
Article
Time To Rename Mount Everest

An opinion piece for Little India Magazine.

December 10th, 2018
takeoutdoors.com
Article
All about Lantern Mantles

A guide to using lantern mantles while camping.

August 1st, 2018
listverse.com
Article
10 Mysterious And Creepy Events On Mount Everest

A list article uncovering the weird and wonderful history of our planet's highest mountain.

July 2nd, 2017
seeoutside.co.uk
Blog Post
The Assident: A Tale of Folly, Fortune and Silver Linings

A true first-person account of a mountaineering accident in the Italian Alps.

December 5th, 2018
mojagear.com
Article
Why I Climb — Subtlety, Meditation, and the Regrettable Elusiveness of Levitation

A piece written for climbing website Moja Gear about the subjective and objective benefits of rock climbing.

October 16th, 2017
myopencountry.com
Article
MOUNTAINS OUT OF TRAIL MARKERS? THE ONGOING CONTROVERSY ABOUT ROCK CAIRNS

A guide to the use and misuse of rock cairns for hikers and backpackers.

March 13th, 2018
myopencountry.com
Checklist
Ultralight Hiking or Backpacking First Aid Kit

A "how to" guide on building your own first aid kit for camping, hiking, and backpacking.

June 26th, 2018
gestalten.com
Guide
Wanderlust

I worked as sub-editor on this guide to the world's greatest hiking trails.

April 10th, 2017
littleindia.com
Article
The Time I Died in Ladakh

A true account of a life-threatening incident that befell the author while on a 40-day hike across India's most remote terrain.

August 20th, 2018
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