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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Review: Hi Tec V-Lite Nazka trail shoes

Meet my newest trail running kicks. The V-Lite Nazkas, £64.99 from Hi Tec, are a budget-friendly shoe that’s perfect for transitioning to barefoot running. Hi-Tec trainers review Product description: “For the runner who wants to transition to a more natural…

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Review: F1T1 storm kettle from the Storm Kettle Shop

I’ve got a new storm kettle! It’s a little portable F1T1 from the fantastic Storm Kettle Shop (£49.99). It boils up water for two cuppas in a jiffy and it makes everything smell like woodsmoke. Score.

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Review: Arc’teryx Epsilon hoody

Arc’Teryx hoody review: Do have a little perusal of my review of the very fetching Arc’teryx Epsilon hoody (£150), a versatile, breathable softshell layer that’s ready for all your springtime shenanigans. Product description: “Provides moderate warmth as a midlayer and…

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Trail Running: my favourite kit

My idea of a nice jog is definitely less pounding the pavements and more getting lost in the woods (and covered in mud in the process). I’ve been very good at training for my fast-approaching Endurance Life coastal trail run…

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A lovely lot of new kit for spring

Bright and bold wetsuits, fresh new running gear and other lovely rugged bits and pieces that are perfect for all your spring adventures. Because it’ll stop being cold soon, right?

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Review: Didriksons Ronja jacket from Outdoor World Direct

My cosy new Ronja jacket, £150 from Didriksons at Outdoor World Direct, has been keeping me warm all winter. Here’s my review of a snow-friendly coat that feels like you’re wearing a waterproof cuddle. Didriksons Ronja review Product description: “The…

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Review: Merrell Decora Sonata boots

I’ve been stomping about in the cold and in snow in my new Decora Sonata winter boots, £140 from Merrell. Here’s how well they’ve battled the elements.

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Learning to run in Vivo Barefoot shoes, part 2

Here’s part two of my running re-education – building up to a 5k in Vivo‘s revolutionary barefoot trainers.

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Review: HiGear Snowdon walking boots from Go Outdoors

HiGear Snowdon boots review: Other girls may lust over Louboutins, but I like hiking boots. I really like hiking boots. Mainly because I can actually walk around in them without falling over. Here’s my review of how my latest pair,…

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Review: Berghaus Flux 20 Litre Day Sack

I took my nice new Berghaus Flux daysack, £50, out for a little spin around Ashton Court’s mountain bike trails to see how it dealt with mud, sweat and falling into bushes a lot. Ouch.

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Review: Meindl Sölden snow boots from Complete Outdoors

Whether you’re off on a ski season, planning a little foray to the Alps or just want to keep your toes toasty on wintery walks, a pair of chunky snow boots are an outdoor wardrobe essential. Here’s my review of…

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Review: Fjallraven rucksack from Complete Outdoors

I do like rugged outdoors gear that also manages to be über beautiful. Hence, I have a bit of a style crush on my new Fjallraven rucksack, £125.99 from Complete Outdoors, which I have been cycling with, hiking with and,…

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