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Davy Wright

Davy Wright

Most at home in the outdoors, preferably on top of something big and pointy. Scotland is Davy's playground, which is why he doesn’t mind getting wet. But winter is where it’s at. Hiking, scrambling, camping and a bit of climbing when I can. Sucker for a ridge. At a lower altitude he try getting out on his bike and run if he has to.

Davy describes himself as "a bit of a gear geek, maybe less of the bit. I like to see how things work or don’t!" In following this line Davy has become a respected and authoritative blogger over the last few years, working with many of the UK's major manufacturers and retailers.

Preferred activities: Hillwalking, camping, scrambling, trying to get better at climbing/ice climbing, cycling/mountain biking

Areas commonly visited: Lochaber, Cairngorms, Lake District

Monday, 09 October 2017 20:56

Aku Serai GTX: Tested & Reviewed

Winter boots that suit our feet are difficult to find. They are expensive and it takes a while for our feet to settle into them, or not. When they don't it's an expensive mistake. When they make it on Ebay or Facebook you'll have lost a few bob.

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 21:21

Mammut: Redefining the Extreme

NEW EIGER EXTREME COLLECTION FOR 17/18

Extreme products for extreme applications: now in its fourth generation, the new Mammut Eiger Extreme collection is still setting standards for alpine mountain sports clothing.

Monday, 18 September 2017 22:10

Elliot Brown Watches: Tested & Reviewed

I have a huge attraction to watches, the usual "go to's" for outdoorsy people have compasses, barometers and even maybe a GPS.

Sunday, 10 September 2017 20:03

Sun God Renegade Sunglasses: Tested & Reviewed

A lot of brands profess to have created a product that is "Adventure Proof" so here at my Outdoors we like to put that to the test.

Thursday, 07 September 2017 19:52

Missing In Action

It's been some time since I have put something meaningful on My Outdoors. There has been a couple of reviews but these have been posted as I felt guilty that I haven't got any reviews published of the kit that has been so kindly sent to me by PR companies and brands.

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 20:47

Berghaus Ramche Micro: Tested & Reviewed

The Extrem range from Berghaus is designed for exactly that: Extreme conditions. At My Outdoors we have already reviewed the Fastpacking Extrem jacket and the Extrem 7000 hoody, both have performed admirably.

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Cumulus is a Polish brand that have produced down products for best part of 30 years. They don’t say much about their products, they let their products do the talking. I was glad to get a hold of the Panyam 450. Cumulus’s spec and description, below, pitches it as a mild winter, late autumn, early spring bag. The 450 has a big brother in the series, the 600 which would push you deeper into winter I would imagine.

Thursday, 13 April 2017 22:24

Tommy Caldwell Joins The Edelrid Family

EDELRID continues to expand their athlete community by signing Tommy Caldwell as a full line athlete. As a full line athlete, Tommy will represent Edelrid’s full line of climbing gear including ropes, harnesses, helmets, hardware, and all other climbing related gear. As a 153 year old company who has only begun to make their presence known in North America, this move is an exciting confirmation of things to come.

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 22:47

Edelrid Announced as OIA Award Winner

EDELRID’s new Bulletproof karabiner has been selected as the winning product in the climbing equipment category at the 2017 UK Outdoor Industry Awards.

Polarmond have created an All-In-One sleep system that unites the functions of a tent, the sleeping bag, the vapour barrier liner (moisture barrier) and the thermal mat in a modular and lightweight expedition sleep system.

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Mountaineering News

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Mountaineering Reviews

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