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 Spring 2013, we all got exited. Read our impressions after 4 months of testing.
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.
Right from the first time I saw the Merrell All Out Terra Trail I wanted to try them out. There is something very appealing about their uncompromised rugged design. Just looking at the lugs made me want to jump on a trail and start running. I only run a few times a month but exclusively… Continue reading Shoe Review: Merrell All Out Terra Trail, trail runners with aggressive grip
German outdoor specialist Salewa updated its range of approach shoes with the Wildfire. Marketed as lightweight blister-free guaranteed approach shoes, we were eager to have a look for ourselves.
So for the last three months I’ve been trialling the Inov-8 Race Elite 260 Thermoshell, a reversible pullover jacket designed for keeping you warm when out running on a frigid hillside.
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.
Patagonia Alpine Houdini review, a minimalist emergency jacket for bad weather made by environmental champion Patagonia
We’ve taken the Mammut Ultimate Light Hoody to a few hikes and outdoor adventures and came back with mixed feelings. A jacket that has good specs on paper but a few quirks in real-life conditions.
Sometimes a bit of extra weight can gain you a lot of comfort. You could eat your meals directly out of the pot or you could bring a plate or a bowl and make the experience more civilised. If you go for the second option then the Light My Fire Mealkit 2.0 could be the… Continue reading Light My Fire 8-piece Mealkit 2.0 review
The Klean Kanteen Wide 27oz is your standard Klean Kanteen 100% stainless steel but with a wider mouth. It comes with 3 cap options and in other sizes.
Edelrid have been creating gear for climbers since 1863 from their German office and are part of the Vaude group. We’ve been given the chance to review one of their latest rucksack, the Satellite 20 UL. This is a climbing specific pack with an focus on lightness. How it was tested The backpack was created… Continue reading Gear Review: Edelrid Satellite 20 UL climbing rucksack