The Cumulus Lite Line 400 is an ultralight down sleeping bag providing great value and specifications for the traveler or the backpacker. Read more about our impressions after a 3 years test period.
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I originally picked up the Osprey Talon 33 to go mountaineering. Although there were more specific mountaineering packs in the shop, I wanted something that would work for other activities too. I had already a…
We’ve put to the test both the Osprey Atmos and Aura backpacks. Is this the right pack for you? We’ll try to guide you in the decision process with this in-depth review of Osprey’s top-of-the-line offering.
Mountain gear specialist Sprayway has added the Aldan Vest to its line this winter. A well-known brand in the UK, Sprayway makes good value equipment particularly suited for cold and wet weather and the Aldan is a great example of their dedication and knowledge.
The Klymit Static V Insulated Lite is a well priced and well specced sleeping pad for cold temperatures and weight conscious hikers. After 8 days on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro we come back with a review that should help you decide if this is the mat for you.
I tested the Leki Corklite Antishock poles on many trails over the past six months. The highlight being the ascent (and descent) of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Are those the poles you should buy? Let’s find out.
Smartwool’s updated Corbet 120 jacket is a great mid-layer for 4 seasons outdoor adventures
Mountaineering boots are probably where you should spend most of your shopping time, and budget, when starting into the discipline. Plenty of choice for you to look at but above all, to try. I would…
I bought the Cerium LT down hoody last winter and had the chance to use it in various conditions throughout winter and up to this June when the team went to Norway. I hate feeling cold, it makes me cranky. So in the shop I looked at the warmest down jackets they had.
Patagonia’s M10 jacket was for many years a very popular choice with ultra-light backpackers. A quality hard-shell with one of the lowest weight on the market. When Patagonia decided to re-release a new version for…
The Trail Glove 2 from Merrell is a minimalist shoe for trail running. It is also, as the name suggests, the second iteration of a model that was well received by the industry.
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.