Blog; Thoughts, news & tips
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
AS Tucas Millaris Bivy and Sestrals Quilt
Review of this ultralight sleeping system for wild camping. Tent & sleeping bags are not the only option!
Outdoor Research Shuck Mitts for Hiking
Review of mitts as part of a layering system for hiking.
The Fjallraven Classic 2018
A video diary of 110 km of hiking & wild camping, north of the Arctic Circle, in Swedish Lapland.
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!
Armadillo Base Layer Review I
Armadillo 100% merino wool baselayers; pros and cons for sea kayakers & long distance hikers.
Review IV - Fjallraven High Coast Wind Anorak
Review of this light, packable anorak as part of a layering system for hiking, cycling and paddling.
Review III - Fjallraven Keb (Trekking) Fleece
Review of this warm & versatile fleece jacket from Fjallraven
Review II - Fjallraven Keb (Trekking) Pant
Fjallraven trekking ’pant’; trousers for the great outdoors. Our review.
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.
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.
Outdoor Trekking & Wild Camping
The great outdoors & just some of the things you can do in it!
Navigation; Using Map & Compass
Navigation tips & hints.