A lightweight windproof is a piece of kit everyone should have in their outdoor arsenal. I take a look at Alpkit’s offering, the Arro Wind Shell.
Peat, sweat and 40-year traditions make up the DNA of the Dark Peak Fell Runners (DPFR) as depicted in the latest film by Sheffield production company Coldhouse. Shot over the course of a year in and around the Peak District National Park, the film captures the eccentricity, endeavours and endurance of one of the biggest fell running clubs in Britain.
Alpkit are known for making good, solid kit at affordable prices. They are continually adding to their range of outdoor focussed kit designed here in the UK. I was given the chance to test the running pack Alpkit have added to their line-up, Artlu 10l.
Head protection whilst climbing is a no brainer, in more ways than one. Gone are the days when it’s seen as uncool to wear one and with the developments in technology no brains are likely to be injured, well it’ll lessen the likelihood.
In 2019 Lowe Alpine are taking their pack selection to the next level with the release of three new ranges designed to improve life on the move.
Polygiene has fast become the leading brand in preventing odour-causing bacteria from sweat. In just over ten years, the Swedish company has reached a recognition at almost one in five* people for its ingenious ‘Stays Fresh’ branded solution. Now this innovation has been further developed past just sweat-related odour and it was revealed at ISPO 2019, Munich.
Now it's time for the scores from each of the reviewers on the respective shoe. The team has put the shoes through various challenges and all have found a nice spot for each of them.
Next on the Hiking & Approach Shoe group test, cycling editor, Stu takes the Lowa Locarno GTX Lo from the mean streets of the big smoke to the North West of Scotland.
The next shoe in our group test is the Zamberlan 125 Intrepid RR. This time I take out Italian designed and built approach shoes. Lets have a look at what makes them tick and how they performed.