July 02, 2019

Leki Micro Vario Carbon walking poles tested and reviewed

Leki are probably the best known, most respected, name in walking poles. The Micro Vario Carbon continue the brand's reputation for innovation with a balance of low weight and high…
May 21, 2019

Helinox Passport TL120 poles tested and reviewed

As mountain running with poles becomes more and more popular, I figured it was about time I found out why.
February 27, 2019

Hiplok Z Lok Tested and Reviewed

As a rule of thumb when you buy a lock for your bike you spend about a tenth of what you've paid for the bike.So if you've paid £1000 you…
August 22, 2018

Ultimate Direction Adventure Vest 4.0 reviewed

Ultimate Direction have a strong reputation for the design and development of innovative packs, vests and waist belts for trail and ultra running. I have been a massive fan of…
August 01, 2018

Salewa Alpine X Ice Axe – tested and reviewed

Remember the heavy, long shaft ice axes of yesteryear (that probably wouldn’t look out of place on a museum mantelpiece)? A new wave of shiny anodized ice axes are hitting…
July 25, 2018

Red Original Watertight Cool Bag tested and reviewed

 Designed to be 100% dry, with easy access, the Red Original Watertight Cool Bag is marketed with adventures on the water in mind, but it's far more than a dry bag replacement…
June 01, 2018

Oomph Coffee Maker for the outdoors - tested and reviewed

Oomph claims to be the "World's most advanced portable coffee maker" and with coffee being one of our outdoor essentials we just had to put one to the test.