Posts Categorized: Gear reviews

Vibram FiveFingers Spyridon review

Oct 25 | Marie

Earlier this year, Vibram released what they call their first trail running specific shoe. The Spyridon and Spyridon LS are minimalist running shoes with toes but unlike most other FiveFingers, they have teeth.

Review: Columbia Ultrachange Jacket

Jul 25 | Marie

Have you seen the video of the cat in the tiny waterproof jacket? Columbia’s Compounder Shell (that’s the name of the cat’s jacket) has been all over the internet this spring and summer as part


Review: SmartWool Teller Tech Zip Merino top

Jul 13 | Ben

SmartWool were the pioneer in using Merino wool to make outdoor apparel and they are still one of the main players on the market. Today we are looking at the Teller Tech Zip, a top


Review: Berghaus Freeflow 20 rucksack

Jun 12 | Marie

Looking at replacing a damaged rucksack for day-hike use, Marie picked up the Berghaus Freeflow 20 with its suspended back panel and compact size. Here is what she thinks of it after 8 months of

Patagonia Merino 1 Silkweight review

Apr 5 | Ben

Patagonia Merino 1 Silkweight review. We’re all big fans of Merino wool here at Gear Exposure and we were very exited when Patagonia announced that their Merino 1 Silkweight range was making a comeback.

Berghaus Ignite review, light synthetic insulation

Feb 13 | Marie

A good insulation layer is an essential piece of kit to enjoy the great outdoor all year round. As part of a layering system, it needs to be warm, lightweight, breathable and packable. Today, we


Review: Icebreaker SS Atlas base layer

Sep 28 | Ben

The base layer is the first layer of clothing against your skin. A perfect base layer would help drive moisture away, maintain temperature constant and feel good. I’ve always been interested in the great properties

Review: Osprey Exos 34 backpack

Aug 3 | Ben

The Osprey Exos range was created to provide a lightweight but still featured rich alternative to other packs of the brand. It comes in three dimensions 34, 46 and 58 litres (for the size M)