Gear news

Go hiking wild places thanks to the Recon Survival Tool

Aug 26 | Vincent

Do you remember the Kniper? The all-in-all survival tool might have gotten itself a serious competitor with the Recon Survival Tool. Coming straight from Kickstarter, this tool is more suited for the outdoor tasks requiring

Patagonia, a responsibly sourced wool?

Aug 21 | Vincent

The Patagonia brand always claimed that they were using ethically sourced wool from Argentina. A claim vastly relayed by the press and specialized blogs –including us when we were introducing the brand’s new Merino baselayers-.

Sierra Designs Nightwatch, a convertible 4-season tent

Aug 19 | Vincent

For the watch! Renowned for its tents and sleeping bags, Sierra Design (an American company created in 1965) announced the Nightwatch for spring 2016, a convertible tent that can be deployed into 3 different shapes.

Inov-8 Race Ultra 270 review

Late January was announced the Race Ultra 270 from british gear manufacturer Inov-8. We had the chance to get a pair to review and after 2 months of testing here is what Marie thinks about the shoe.

Latest reviews

Inov-8 Race Ultra 270 review

Apr 13 | Marie

Late January was announced the Race Ultra 270 from british gear manufacturer Inov-8. We had the chance to get a pair to review and after 2 months of testing here is what Marie thinks about the shoe.

Pillow talk: three self inflatable pillows tested

Mar 22 | Ben

Our three contenders are the Highlander Micro Pillow, the Gelert Trek Self Inflating pillow and the Vango Pillow. We took them to various camping trips, car camping and backpacking outings. We had some good nights and not many bad ones really.

Outdoor news

Climbing a 700-year-old giant tree

Jun 19 | Vincent

Meet Chris Sharma, a 34-year-old from California who took tree climbing to the next level. Renowned mountain climber (he set up a number of 5.15 climbing routes in the entire world, and climbed ropeless the

Unobtrusive mountain refuge in a heart of stone

Dec 27 | Ben

Do you find yourself dreaming about spending a few days in a smal but cosy mountain hut, hidden to all passers by? This boulder, named Antoine makes great use of its small space and hides

Flickr Photostream

  •  by Santarelli Luca | Rabbia
  • Colmar, Petite Venise, Quai de la poissonnerie by Alps-Lights
  • Lac du Forlet, nightsky and moonstar by Alps-Lights
  • Colmar, Petite Venise, Rue Turenne by Alps-Lights
  • Lac du Forlet, nightshy by Alps-Lights
  • Colmar, Petite Venise, Quai de la poissonnerie by Alps-Lights
  • Colmar, Collégiale St Martin by Alps-Lights
  • Massif des Vosges by Alps-Lights
  • Massif des Vosges by Alps-Lights
  • Colmar, Petite Venise, Place de l'Ancienne Douane by Alps-Lights
  • n&b by Alps-Lights
  • Eguisheim, rue du rampart N by Alps-Lights
  • Massif des Vosges by Alps-Lights
  • Lac du Forlet by Alps-Lights
  • Manger du Kouglof by Alps-Lights
  • Eguisheim, place du château St-Léon by Alps-Lights
  • Colmar, Petite Venise, Place de l'Ancienne Douane by Alps-Lights
  • Eguisheim,choucroute, place du château St-Léon by Alps-Lights
  • Eguisheim, terrine de lapin, place du château St-Léon by Alps-Lights
  • Chateau Girsberg by Alps-Lights

Editor’s pick

Electric longboards to ride your last mile in style

Jun 17 | Ben

There are plenty of ways to carry on shredding during the summer days, but if you are tired of pushing, this might be for you. We’re seeing some great innovation in electric ‘last-mile’ transportation, which doesn’t mean you can’t buy one of those just for the fun. Yes, electric longboards are getting serious.