Posts Categorized: Gear reviews

Inov-8 Race Elite 260 Thermoshell review

| Matt

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.

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.


Mammut Ultimate Light Hoody review

Oct 13 | Joe

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.

Light My Fire 8-piece Mealkit 2.0 review

Jul 7 | Joe

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


Klean Kanteen Wide 27oz review

Jul 2 | Ben

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.


Arc’teryx Atom LT Hoody review

Jan 25 | Ben

Picked up more than a year ago, the Arc’teryx Atom LT has become the most used piece in my gear closet. While down is king for warmth to weight ratio, the Atom LT proves it’s

Review: SmartWool PhD HyFi Half Zip merino top

Jan 15 | Ben

Today we are reviewing the SmartWool PhD HyFi Half Zip top. When I heard about SmartWool’s new PhD products for this winter and looked at the HyFi and the SmartLoft jackets, I immediately thought they

Review: Rab Microlight Alpine down jacket [updated]

Nov 16 | Ben

Rab is a UK-based manufacturer of high quality outdoor clothing. They started in 1981 in Sheffield and have been one of the top English brands ever since but I really got into their gear recently, specially with the awesome NeoShell jacket.