Review: Coleman Aravis 2 tent from Outdoor World Direct

Coleman Aravis 2 review: A review of the Coleman Aravis 2-man tent, £84.95 from Outdoor World Direct, an affordable, lightweight wild camping tent that comes cat-approved. Coleman Aravis 2 review Product Description: “The Coleman Aravis 2 tent is a fantastic…

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Review: Karrimor 3 in 1 waterproof jacket

Karrimor 3 in 1 jacket review: A review of Karrimor’s nifty, versatile 3 in 1 jacket, as modelled by the gorge Mary Spender. It’s a bargain, but is it a decent choice for the cold and rain? Karrimor 3 in 1…

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Best female ski brands on a budget

Keen to get kitted out for the slopes? Here’s my best female ski brands on a budget roundup, including kit that’s both snow and pocket-friendly. Now, if only the Alps had some decent powder… Best female ski brands on a…

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Review: Keen Durand WP mid boots

Testing out Keen’s new, all-American made Durand mid WP boots, £140, which they promise are good for a million steps. Sounds like a challenge. Read my Keen Durand hiking boot review to see if they went the distance. Keen Durand hiking…

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Review: Berghaus Voltage GORE-TEX shell jacket

Testing Berghaus’ hardy waterproof Voltage GORE-TEX shell, £140, in wind and wet weather.

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Awesome autumn apparel

It’s jumper wearing, bonfire building, leaf crunching autumn again! Let’s rejoice in all the cosy cliches shall we? There’s no need to hibernate, though – wrap up warm in some of my favourite finds for fall and you can keep…

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Top 10 outdoors and travel magazines

What’s your next adventure going to be? Give yourself a heavy dose of inspiration with a read of one of my ten favourite outdoors and travel magazines, in no particular order. I do like the smell of print in the…

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Review: Ultimate self inflating camping mat from Mountain Warehouse

Getting a good night’s sleep under the stars on Mountain Warehouse’s self-inflating camping mat, £24.99. Mountain Warehouse self inflating mat review Product description: “An essential accessory for your camping trip, the Mountain Warehouse Ultimate Mat will ensure you get a…

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Keen Uneek Review: Uneek aquatic sandals from Keen

My review of the weird and wonderful Uneek sandal, £89.99 from Keen – lightweight, semiaquatic kicks crafted from just two lengths of cord and a sole.

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Review: STM laptop backpack review

I’ve got a new rucksack! I tried out the rather nice-looking STM Drifter laptop backpack, £94.95, for size on camping trips and cycle rides.

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Trying beginner Stand-Up Paddle board Yoga

I attempted to do the peaceful warrior on a stand up paddle board in central Bristol. And it was pretty awesome.

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Review: Vivo Barefoot sandals review

Laugh in the face of flimsy flipflops with Vivo Barefoot‘s beaut new sandal, the Ulysses (£75), inspired by the ancient Tarahumara running tribe. Well if it’s all right for them… Vivo Barefoot sandals review Product Description: “Taking inspiration from a…

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Review: Merlin 23 litre backpack from Mountain Warehouse

Who said decent gear had to be expensive? This nifty Mountain Warehouse Merlin 23 litre backpack costs a pocket-friendly £16.99 and will see you proud on your travel and sporting adventures.

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Review: Adidas Solo Stealth approach shoes

Scrambling about in Adidas’ new solo stealth approach shoes, £95. Grippy soles + lightweight comfort + rad red and black styling = instant favourites. Plus Shauna Coxsey‘s a fan, so you know they’re going to be pretty cool. Read on…

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Review: Thule RoundTrip Transition bike case

My review of the Thule RoundTrip Transition case, £444.95, which makes taking your cherished bike on international trips a breeze. As modelled by Katie, on an epic cycle around Lake Como.

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Review: Merrell Grassbow Mid Sport Gore-Tex hiking boots

Got me some new hiking boots! Here’s my Merrell Grassbow Mid Sport boots review. They’re £120. They’re super lightweight (1.4lb, which is less than half a bag of sugar). They’re waterproof. And they have nice laces. Merrell Grassbow Mid Sport…

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