How to look after outdoor kit: cleaning, maintenance and repair

How to look after outdoor kit Your outdoor gear is there to be used, abused and covered in mud – that’s the sign of a…

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Review: Montane trail running kit

Montane trail running kit review Montane‘s innovative, hard-wearing outdoor clothing has always been designed with lightweight endurance adventures in mind, and their Via Trail collection…

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How to buy the perfect daypack backpack with Fjällräven

Heading for a day in the great outdoors or exploring a new city? Make sure you know where you’re going to stash all your kit…

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How to buy the perfect winter coat with Fjällräven

Ready to battle the elements? A warm, insulated and weatherproof jacket is worth investing in if you want to get outdoors all winter long. My…

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The outdoors and travel Christmas gift guide 2019

Glad tidings, my friends! Once again, my outdoors Christmas gift guide is here to help you find the perfect present for the luckiest explorers in…

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How to pick the best walking trousers with Fjällräven

If you’re busy planning wild rambles and epic hikes this season, you’re going to need some pretty epic walking trousers to match. I think the…

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Review: Arcteryx Proton Lt Hoody

Hiking and exploring in the versatile, weather-ready Arc’teryx Proton Lt hoody, £210. Read my Arc’teryx Proton Lt Hoody review for more on how it performs…

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Foraging walks in FitFlop’s WonderWelly wellington boots

Foraging and walking for wellness Foraging walks in any season are one of my favourite ways to get outside, and now the clocks have gone…

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Review: Haglofs L.I.M waterproof jacket

Hiking, climbing and exploring in Haglof’s fantastic all-rounder, the L.I.M waterproof jacket for men and women, £220. Haglofs L.I.M jacket review Product description: “Minimalistic and…

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Review: Haglofs Grym Evo Jacket

Hiking come hell or high water in Haglofs’ excellent Grym Evo jacket, a waterproof marvel that’s proven to be well worth its £310 price tag.…

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Review: Acai Chino Hiking Trousers

These trousers are meant for walking. I hiked up a storm (and in plenty of storms) in the new Acai Chino Roll Up Trousers, £66…

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The best sustainable and eco-friendly swimwear

The tide is turning – these nine ethical and sustainable swimwear brands make a stand by using recycled materials to create their beautiful and sport-friendly…

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Review: Adidas Free Hiker boot

Bouncing around in the cheerful Adidas Terrex Free Hiker, £169.95, a versatile summer trainer/walking boot hybrid that’s big on comfort. Adidas Free Hiker Boot review…

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Review: Osprey Rolling Transporter wheeled duffel bag

International adventurer? Meet your new favourite travel bag. The fantastic Osprey Rolling Transporter 90l, £220, is a durable duffel on wheels that can travel has…

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Review: Joules Sailaway waterproof raincoat

Fear no shower in Joules’ Sailaway short waterproof rain jacket, £99.95, a great all-rounder of a raincoat for casual wear that can withstand a hefty…

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Review: Dryrobe short sleeve Advance robe

Winter swims and cold water surfs, I no longer fear you! I’ve been testing out Dryrobe’s Advance robe, £110, perfect for changing after surfs and…

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