• CrotchGuard: Tested and Reviewed

    CrotchGuard: Tested and Reviewed

    I enjoy testing products but one of the downsides is that (understandably) the PR companies and manufacturers want a quick Read More
  • Fat Lad at the Back Hexy Multi Short Sleeve Jersey: Tested and Reviewed

    Fat Lad at the Back Hexy Multi Short Sleeve Jersey: Tested and Reviewed

    Many of you have probably heard of Yorkshire based company Fat Lad at the Back. First appearing on my radar Read More
  • Teko Socks: Tested & Reviewed

    Teko Socks: Tested & Reviewed

    Socks - where would we be without them. After all without them you wouldn’t be able to put them in it. Read More
  • GP Batteries PHR15 300lm headtorch tested and reviewed

    GP Batteries PHR15 300lm headtorch tested and reviewed

    GP Batteries in this latest offering bring three headlamps each with individual features to fit various needs. Starting straight out Read More
  • MSR PocketRocket Deluxe: Tested & Reviewed

    MSR PocketRocket Deluxe: Tested & Reviewed

    MSR have taken their PocketRocket and enhanced it with some engineering wizardry. The stove has gained a lot of features Read More
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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

Thursday, 13 September 2018 16:05

Hiking & Approach Shoe Group Test Results

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. 

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 17:13

Lowa Locarno GTX Lo: Tested & Reviewed

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.

Tuesday, 11 September 2018 23:10

Zamberlan 125 Intrepid RR: Tested & Reviewed

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.

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.

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Clothing & Footwear

  • Teko Socks: Tested & Reviewed +

    Socks - where would we be without them. After all without them you wouldn’t be able to put them in it. Read More
  • Hiking & Approach Shoe Group Test Results +

    Now it's time for the scores from each of the reviewers on the respective shoe. The team has put the Read More
  • Berghaus Explorer Active GTX: Tested & Reviewed +

    Berghaus call the Explorer Active a ‘Fully waterproof, high performance hiking shoe…bring(ing) all-day comfort to a host of activities’. Its Read More
  • Lowa Locarno GTX Lo: Tested & Reviewed +

    Next on the Hiking & Approach Shoe group test, cycling editor, Stu takes the Lowa Locarno GTX Lo from the mean Read More
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Tents & Sleeping Bags

  • Women's Rab Neutrino Endurance 400 Sleeping Bag tested and reviewed +

    Sleeping under the stars sounds idyllic - but what if you’ve never done it before? Read More
  • Snugpak Journey Duo tested and reviewed +

     Snugpak are renowned for building solid, military grade, shelters and sleeping bags and in the latest offering, the Journey Duo, Read More
  • 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
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