On are a swiss based company whose goal is to revolutionise the sensation of running, based on soft landing followed by explosive take-offs. Or as the brand call it, running on clouds.
I can’t say I’m much of a fan for waterproof trousers. It’s something we are often told to pack during Scouts and Duke of Edinburgh expeditions and now outside of the awards it’s something I often have to remind myself to pack.
Helly Hansen is a Norwegian producer of high end, professional clothing for a variety of activities from sailing, skiing, hiking and the outdoors. In 2019 Helly Hansen return to their roots with a whole new range showing their heritage.
New for this spring/summer, the AKU Trekker Pro GTX is designed for demanding treks on varied terrain. Marketed as an "all rounder" we've spent the early spring putting them through some serious testing in everything from mud to river crossings and solid trails to wading through snow.
Decathlon are a worldwide sports and activities retailer who offer a wide range of low-cost equipment for horse riding, water sports, climbing, football, running, hiking and plenty more!
Tickets are now on sale for 22nd Kendal Mountain Festival, the largest gathering of the outdoor community in the UK celebrating the mountains, wilderness, and their cultures. This year’s speaker programme is packed with tales of adventure shared by some of the world’s most fascinating and entertaining athletes and explorers.
GP Batteries in this latest offering bring three headlamps each with individual features to fit various needs. Starting straight out of the box, the packaging gives it a premium look but at a low cost. At £34.99 it sits in the middle with its offering compared to other headlamps on the market. Personally, I feel £35 for a rechargeable and waterproof headlamp is a good price for both new comers or those serious about the outdoors and sports.
MSR have taken their PocketRocket and enhanced it with some engineering wizardry. The stove has gained a lot of features and not a lot of weight. We have a look at how it performs.
At just 2 years of age, toddler Sonny Reed has become the youngest outdoor brand ambassador, as premium outdoor children’s clothing and accessories brand, ISBJÖRN of Sweden, appoints Sonny to represent its range of durable and sustainable products for kids of all ages.