September 20, 2018

A big day in the mountains testing Decathlon’s latest range of trail running kit

I had often visited Decathlon stores when on holiday in France and had always been impressed by their range of sporting equipment. Their own brand clothing seems especially popular over…
June 11, 2018

Inov-8 Trailtalon 250 - 100 mile test and review

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.
October 06, 2017

Inov8 Parkclaw 275 tested and reviewed

So many shoes, so few feet! It sometimes feels as though there's a new model of running shoe every day and with each new model selecting the right shoe gets…
March 22, 2017

Arc'teryx Norvan VT Trail Running Shoes Tested and reviewed

I have long been aware of the Canadian brand Arc'teryx, and their excellent reputation for designing clothing for mountaineers and climbers.
January 17, 2017

TomTom Adventurer Watch tested and reviewed

Over the last few weeks we've been able to try out the new TomTom Adventurer, the latest smart watch from TomTom aimed at runners, multi-sport athletes and outdoor enthusiasts and…
November 07, 2016

La Sportiva Mutant Trail Shoe: Tested & Reviewed

La Sportiva for me are an extremely strong brand in the climbing and mountaineering discipline. The climbing shoes I currently use, as well as my previous ones, are La Sportiva.
June 26, 2016

Salming Elements - Tested and Reviewed

I was lucky to get my hands on the Element’s before general release earlier this year and they offer something different from the Trail T1 we previously reviewed. An aggressive…