Blog; Thoughts, news & tips

/storage/The Southern Terminus of the Pacific Crest Trail
10th July 2019 / Video Blog

Altra Timps Trail Runners - Review from the Southern Terminus of the Pacific Crest Trail

Review of Altra Trail Runners for hiking. Filmed in California at the iconic PCT southern terminus

/storage/Sestrals Quilt made by As Tucas
23rd May 2019 / Video Blog

AS Tucas Millaris Bivy and Sestrals Quilt

Review of this ultralight sleeping system for wild camping. Tent & sleeping bags are not the only option!

/storage/Outdoor Research waterproof windproof Schuck Mitts
30th April 2019 / Equipment & Clothing

Outdoor Research Shuck Mitts for Hiking

Review of mitts as part of a layering system for hiking.

/storage/Fjallraven Classic 2018 Hiking trek
22nd January 2019 / Video Blog

The Fjallraven Classic 2018

A video diary of 110 km of hiking & wild camping, north of the Arctic Circle, in Swedish Lapland.

/storage/Using hiking poles in the mountains
21st January 2019 / Video Blog

Hiking Poles and how To Use Them

A step to step guide for the correct use of hiking poles for propulsion & stability instead of just carrying them!

/storage/Armadillo merino wool base layer
17th December 2018 / Video Blog

Armadillo Base Layer Review I

Armadillo 100% merino wool baselayers; pros and cons for sea kayakers & long distance hikers.

/storage/Fjallraven High Coast Wind Anorak
20th November 2018 / Video Blog

Review IV - Fjallraven High Coast Wind Anorak

Review of this light, packable anorak as part of a layering system for hiking, cycling and paddling.

/storage/Keb fleece mid layer fleece
17th October 2018 / Video Blog

Review III - Fjallraven Keb (Trekking) Fleece

Review of this warm & versatile fleece jacket from Fjallraven 

/storage/Fjallraven Keb Trekking Pants
24th September 2018 / Video Blog

Review II - Fjallraven Keb (Trekking) Pant

Fjallraven trekking ’pant’; trousers for the great outdoors. Our review.

/storage/Keb working hard on the Fjallraven Classic 2018 hiking trek
19th September 2018 / Video Blog

Review 1 - Fjallraven Keb (Trekking) Jacket

A review of the Fjallraven Keb Jacket. Tested in the Swedish wilderness. The first in our Fjallraven review series.

/storage/Use your natural night vision with help from the moon & stars.
18th May 2018 / Equipment & Clothing

Illumination & Your Night Vision

Illumination (or not!) & the importance of its effect on your night vision; one of our ten essentials of enjoying the great outdoors.

/storage/Trekking the Great Outdoors with Fjallraven and Nomad Sea Kayaking
5th April 2018 / Skills

Outdoor Trekking & Wild Camping

The great outdoors & just some of the things you can do in it!

/storage/Map and compass always reliable and doesn't need batteries.
13th October 2015 / Equipment & Clothing

Navigation; Using Map & Compass

Navigation tips & hints.