Inov8 TrailFly Ultra G 300 Max ($190 / €195 / £170) It’s been one month since I first unboxed my Inov8 Trailfly Ultra G 300 Max trail shoes. In this post, I’m going to do as thorough and honest a review as possible based on my experiences so far. Some caveats I have not yet… Continue reading Gear review: Inov8 Trailfly Ultra G300 Max
Inov8 Trailfly Ultra Unboxing and First Impressions
Inov8 Trailfly Ultra Unboxing and First Impressions After a long wait in customs (thanks Brexit), we finally received our new Inov8 Trailfly Ultras this week. I’ll do a thorough review next week after I’ve had chance to put them through their paces. For now though I wanted to give my first impressions. That’s a Big… Continue reading Inov8 Trailfly Ultra Unboxing and First Impressions
The Campout Cookbook Review
The Campout Cookbook Review – An Outdoor Recipe Book for the Culinary Adventurous! Looking for a last minute present for the Outdoor Lover in your life? Check out this Campout Cookbook Review. A highly recommended Christmas gift idea! Many outdoor enthusiasts rely on two tried and tested cooking techniques: Open tin, pour contents into pan,… Continue reading The Campout Cookbook Review
Osprey Atmos AG 50 review, luxury backpacking
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.
Gear review: Cumulus Lite Line 400 ultralight down sleeping bag
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.
Osprey Talon 33 review, a lightweight versatile backpack tougher than it looks
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 few more technical packs but too small for the weekend I was planning. After looking at and trying different models… Continue reading Osprey Talon 33 review, a lightweight versatile backpack tougher than it looks
Review: Sprayway Aldan Vest, hydrophobic down insulation and great value
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.
Klymit Insulated Static V Lite review, lightweight winter sleeping pad
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.
Leki Corklite Antishock review: sturdy poles for trekking
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 Corbet review, hybrid Merino mid-layer
Smartwool’s updated Corbet 120 jacket is a great mid-layer for 4 seasons outdoor adventures
Mammut Magic GTX review, perfect first mountaineering boot
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 not recommend buying your first pair online. You need to really try them on, from as many different brands as… Continue reading Mammut Magic GTX review, perfect first mountaineering boot
Arc’teryx Cerium LT review, lightweight and technical down jacket
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.