Space is at a premium in a campervan, and in a micro-camper you need the lightweight-camper ethos of everything you carry having more than one use. Even taking this into account, once the insulation and lining is in those few millimetres less on all sides seem like metres.
The Inov8 X-Talon 230 arrived for Spring/Summer claiming "Phenomenal Grip". We asked Jon Barton to put them to the test and see how they fare in the hands (or feet) of an everyday park and trail runner.
Inov-8's Trailtalon is described as a lightweight, stripped-back, responsive shoe specifically designed for running on hard-packed trails. Giles Thurston put it to the test for 100 miles before giving his review.
The sun has shone on thousands of visitors to the 2018 Keswick Mountain Festival (KMF). The great weather encouraged people of all ages to enjoy a host of activities and entertainment at the event, both in the Festival Village in Crow Park on the shore of Derwentwater and in the Theatre by the Lake.
This year LifeStraw commits to reducing the amount of plastic used in its products and packaging, and only work with plastic materials that are recyclable – whilst helping consumers to limit the amount of plastic they consume.
Korean-based outdoor brand Helinox has joined the European Outdoor Group (EOG). As the business continues to build its presence and turnover in Europe, the move is a sign that the company intends to play a full and active role in the outdoor trade community.