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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

Leatherman will celebrate its 35th anniversary with a Global Heritage Tour which will see founder Tim Leatherman visit nine countries to mark the brand’s legacy. The UK will be the first stop on the European leg of the tour on Tuesday 22 May at London’s Science Museum.

Chamonix based outdoor gear company have produced a harness for the ski mountaineer and alpinist which is lighter than most mobile phones.

Tuesday, 01 May 2018 22:14

Montane Alpha Glove: Tested & Reviewed

A winter glove that works has always been the holy grail for many winter / alpine climbers, not only climbers! Have Montane in collaboration with some of the big fabric and insulation suppliers, like Polartec, provided the answer?

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 23:55

Jöttnar Fenrir Jacket: Tested & Reviewed

The revised Fenrir down jacket from giant conquering Jöttnar has had some refinement so it to allow you to stay warm in the mountains whilst you smash your objective.

Thursday, 05 April 2018 16:32

Montane Via Trail Series with Polygiene

Montane release this years Via Trail Series trail running kit with bacteria killing Polygiene additive to reduce those nasty odours from developing.

Rab have taken Polartec newest incarnation of Alpha and created a mid-layer that they believe reinvents the class, I’ve taken it for a spin!

Sunday, 25 March 2018 18:50

Rab Xenon X Jacket Tested and Reviewed

The belay jacket, the go to for that temporary warmth when we're at a sudden standstill. Rab have put together the Xenon X for that very task.

At the world’s largest multi-segment trade fair, ISPO Munich, Mammut has won four ISPO awards for product innovations in the outdoor and snow sport categories. The Nordwand HS Flex jacket from the Eiger Extreme collection was rated best in class by an international jury of 45 experts, who selected it as Gold Winner.

Monday, 29 January 2018 21:25

Polartec helps Millet to ISPO Award 2018

Polartec’s newest development, Polartec® Power Fill™, is one of the exceptional features of the Millet Elevation Airloft Hoodie just awarded ‘Winner’ at ISPO 2018 in the Outdoor category for Mid Layers.

Sunday, 28 January 2018 19:53

Introduction to Fjern: Beyond Boundaries

New on the market this Autumn Winter season is UK based Fjernthe team involved are inspired by the Nordic mindset of being outdoors no matter what the weather.

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Clothing & Footwear

  • Montane Alpha Glove: Tested & Reviewed +

    A winter glove that works has always been the holy grail for many winter / alpine climbers, not only climbers! Have Read More
  • Jöttnar Fenrir Jacket: Tested & Reviewed +

    The revised Fenrir down jacket from giant conquering Jöttnar has had some refinement so it to allow you to stay Read More
  • Arcteryx Airah ski touring jacket tested and reviewed +

      A single-layer solution providing comprehensive backcountry protection with exceptional breathability, the Airah combines waterproof GORE-TEX® performance with air-permeable Polartec® Read More
  • Rab Alpha Flash Jacket: Tested & Reviewed +

    Rab have taken Polartec newest incarnation of Alpha and created a mid-layer that they believe reinvents the class, I’ve taken Read More
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Tents & Sleeping Bags

  • Tarptent Scarp 1: Tested & Reviewed +

    Winter single person tents are hard to find especially when you are trying to run lean in terms of weight. Read More
  • Force Ten Xenon UL 2 tested and reviewed +

    Following on from the Argon and Helium we take a look at Force Ten's latest inert-gas monickered offering - the Xenon Read More
  • Vango 3x3m Tarp tested and reviewed +

      Vango's 3x3m classic tarp is like a conservatory for campers, a valuable extension giving you room to sit outside Read More
  • F10 Vulcan -12 sleeping bag 1st impressions +

    It may be the start of the school holidays but already the nights are getting longer and it won't be Read More
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