Adidas launch the new Terrex Boost trail shoe

Adidas launched an awesome new trail shoe, designed for mountain runners and urban explorers. And then they threw a nice party for it.

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The best trail running kit for women

Up epic hills, down coastal paths, falling over a lot into bogs – I love trail running, but it takes tough gear to withstand an outing into the wild. Here’s my favourite tried-and-tested gear: the best trail running kit for…

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Review: Target Dry Xtreme Element men’s jacket

Intrepid TV director Ben Anderson reviews Target Dry’s Xtreme Element hiking jacket, £104.95, on the Cornish coast.

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Review: Adidas Terrex Climaheat Ice jacket

Keep the outdoors #openallwinter with Adidas’ new Climaheat range of insulated layers and down jackets, designed to keep you warm in extreme conditions. I’ve been testing out this day-glo orange stunner, the Terrex Ice Jacket, £110.

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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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