Searching for hygge: cosy autumn style

Ever heard of hygge? It’s Danish for that untranslatable feeling of cosiness which creeps up in winter, all woolly blankets, log fires, red wine and…

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Top five women’s mountain bikes of 2016

The quiet trail. The crunch of rubber wheel on scree. Dirt on your face. Mountain biking is an incredible, adrenaline-filled way to explore on two…

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Review: SunGod Classic custom sunglasses

Shade your peepers from the sun with awesome, adventure proof and fully customisable SunGod sunglasses, from £45.

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Review: Robens Fairbanks Tipi tent from Outdoor World Direct

Sleeping under the stars is a delight in the Robens Fairbanks Tipi, £399 from Outdoor World Direct. This spacious canvas tipi is a canvas home…

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Review: Quechua Two Seconds Easy Fresh&Black Pop-Up Tent, Decathlon

Quechua Two Seconds review: Despite its mouthful of a name, Quechua’s latest popup at Decathlon (£59.99) comes with decent looks and promises to be quick…

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Review: Berghaus Remote 25 Rucksack

In my quest for the ultimate all-rounder rucksack I review the Berghaus Remote 25l backpack, £55, modelled here by the gorgeous Florence.

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Review: Fjallraven Kanken rucksack from Blackleaf

I doubt I have to introduce you to the coolest backback on the block – Fjallraven’s iconic Kanken design. I’ve been wanting one of these…

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What to pack for a summer hike

Planning a single or multi-day hike in the hills this season? Make sure you pack some of my favourite kit for mountain jaunts, from sturdy…

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Review: Polar A360 Fitness Tracker

I spent a month gadding about with the Polar A360 fitness tracker, £149.50, attached to my wrist. Here’s my review of a gadget which feels…

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Review: Waterproofing down with Nikwax

They say there’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad gear. But good clothing which can’t stand up to showers is going to kill…

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Review: Berghaus Ancroft parka

Berghaus Ancroft parka review: In my quest for outdoors-ready gear that you can wear down the pub I review the fully waterproof Berghaus Ancroft parka,…

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All kitted up for spring

Snowdrops! Sunshine, kind of! To celebrate spring attempting to rock up to the party here are my latest favourites for beach days and active travel,…

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Review: Animal Amp 5/4/3 wetsuit

On the hunt for a comfortable, warm winter wetsuit? The entry-level 5/4/3 Animal Amp, £120, promises flexibility and strength in the face of the freezing…

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Review: Aku Tribute II GTX trekking boots in Japan AKU Tribute II GTX and the price is

How to best test out the new Tribute II GTX trekking boots, £139.95 from Aku? Give them to your awesome travel writer bestie before she…

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Review: Arcteryx Atom SL Hoody

Testing out Arcteryx’s new Atom SL Hoody (£170). Super light at just 235 grams and compact enough to fit in a pocket, this is an…

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Review: Odlo Blackcomb Evolution winter base layers

I’ve been tearing around the Austrian pistes and the Welsh mountains in Odlo’s Blackcomb Evolution range of winter sport underwear, partly made from recyclable materials.…

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