April 03, 2019

MSR Revo Ascent Women's Snowshoes tested and reviewed

You could have been easily forgiven for thinking winter this year was little more then a distant memory. With the UK’s unpredictable weather system, lack…

MSR Revo Ascent Women's Snowshoes tested and reviewed

You could have been easily forgiven for thinking winter this year was little more then a distant memory. With the UK’s unpredictable weather system, lack…
March 29, 2019

Lemonade in Lapland

Huw Oliver and his partner Annie are outdoor educators who were prepared to put their own teaching into practice. Having been on expeditions in Nepal,…

Lemonade in Lapland

Huw Oliver and his partner Annie are outdoor educators who were prepared to put their own teaching into practice. Having been on expeditions in Nepal,…
December 17, 2018

Hiking the highlights of Switzerland's Via Alpina

This September 2018 I was kindly invited back to Switzerland with Swiss Tourism, to do a solo section hike of part of the Via Alpina.

Hiking the highlights of Switzerland's Via Alpina

This September 2018 I was kindly invited back to Switzerland with Swiss Tourism, to do a solo section hike of part of the Via Alpina.
December 03, 2018

Reeks District: Ireland’s Adventure Playground with Jessie Leong

‘How do you pronounce Carrauntoohil?’ ‘Karen-toole’ replied Piaras, mountain guide from Kerry Climbing. ‘It means inverted sickle, a serrated knife-edge. Just look at the ridge…

Reeks District: Ireland’s Adventure Playground with Jessie Leong

‘How do you pronounce Carrauntoohil?’ ‘Karen-toole’ replied Piaras, mountain guide from Kerry Climbing. ‘It means inverted sickle, a serrated knife-edge. Just look at the ridge…
October 18, 2018

Frutt harvest and fresh berms - Autumn eMTB manoeuvres in Switzerland.

Autumn, when the light begins to fade earlier and a chill starts to fill the air. Not only the lowering of the temperature but that…

Frutt harvest and fresh berms - Autumn eMTB manoeuvres in Switzerland.

Autumn, when the light begins to fade earlier and a chill starts to fill the air. Not only the lowering of the temperature but that…

Adventure

MSR Revo Ascent Women's Snowshoes tested and reviewed

You could have been easily forgiven for thinking winter this year was little more then a distant memory. With the UK’s unpredictable weather system, lack of major snowfall and freeze-thaw…
April 03, 2019

MSR Revo Ascent Women's Snowshoes tested and reviewed

You could have been easily forgiven for thinking winter this year was little more then…

Climbing & Mountaineering

Petzl Gully v Petzl Ride: 2 ice axes, so similar but so different

Twp ice axes, one brand, and almost identical to look at. We put Petzl's lightweight Ride and Gully up against each other.
March 06, 2019

Petzl Gully v Petzl Ride: 2 ice axes, so similar but so different

Twp ice axes, one brand, and almost identical to look at. We put Petzl's lightweight…

Cycling

Top Five Reasons Innsbruck is Geared up for Bike Lovers

Throughout winter Innsbruck hosts active travellers seeking the thrill of the snow-clad slopes but come spring and summer the Capital of the Alps, and its surrounding villages and valleys, gets…
April 10, 2019

Top Five Reasons Innsbruck is Geared up for Bike Lovers

Throughout winter Innsbruck hosts active travellers seeking the thrill of the snow-clad slopes but come…

Skiing

Swiss star Severine Pont-Combe lifts the lid on endurance skimo

“Sometimes I ask myself, what am I doing here?, It would be so much easier being at home having breakfast with my family.” The words of Severine Pont-Combe are similar…

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March 26, 2019

Swiss star Severine Pont-Combe lifts the lid on endurance skimo

“Sometimes I ask myself, what am I doing here?, It would be so much easier…

Trail & Ultra Running

The Ultra Tour of Arran - Day 1

This weekend (Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 April 2019) 500 hardy adventure runners are taking on the The Ultra Tour of Arran, the audacious 100km off-road running challenge, staged over two days…
April 13, 2019

The Ultra Tour of Arran - Day 1

This weekend (Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 April 2019) 500 hardy adventure runners are taking…

Travel

Top Five Reasons Innsbruck is Geared up for Bike Lovers

Throughout winter Innsbruck hosts active travellers seeking the thrill of the snow-clad slopes but come spring and summer the Capital of the Alps, and its surrounding villages and valleys, gets…
April 10, 2019

Top Five Reasons Innsbruck is Geared up for Bike Lovers

Throughout winter Innsbruck hosts active travellers seeking the thrill of the snow-clad slopes but come…

Latest Review

dryrobe Advance tested and reviewed

Some products, for one reason or another, become synonymous with the activity they are designed for, acting as a banner under which the entire culture marches under.  Think Ferrari and…
April 15, 2019

dryrobe Advance tested and reviewed

Some products, for one reason or another, become synonymous with the activity they are designed…

Gear News

Robens inflatable yurt spearheads new tent range for adventurous families

The Robens Airventure range is a new concept that addresses the needs of the more adventurous family seeking a choice of inflatable tents that combine performance with practicality.  
February 06, 2019

Robens inflatable yurt spearheads new tent range for adventurous families

The Robens Airventure range is a new concept that addresses the needs of the more…

Blogs

Reeks District: Ireland’s Adventure Playground with Jessie Leong

‘How do you pronounce Carrauntoohil?’ ‘Karen-toole’ replied Piaras, mountain guide from Kerry Climbing. ‘It means inverted sickle, a serrated knife-edge. Just look at the ridge behind you.’
December 03, 2018

Reeks District: Ireland’s Adventure Playground with Jessie Leong

‘How do you pronounce Carrauntoohil?’ ‘Karen-toole’ replied Piaras, mountain guide from Kerry Climbing. ‘It means…