How to pack for the Himalayas, a trekking packing guide

Are you heading for the magical high mountains of the Himalayas? The mountain range spanning India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, Bhutan and Nepal is one of…

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Review: Thule AllTrail 45 litre rucksack

On my neverending quest for the perfect backpack I put Thule’s 45l, female-specific AllTrail, £145, through its paces. Thule AllTrail rucksack review Product description: “A…

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The best women’s snowsports gear of 2017/2018

Ready to hit the pistes? I’ve been testing out the best snow jackets, salopettes and base layers for The Independent. My top picks will keep…

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Review: Keen Terradora leather hiking boots

Hitting the trails of Nova Scotia in the smart, waterproof leather Terradora boot from Keen, £119.99, a versatile hiking boot that is ready for the…

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Staying active all winter with Dickies Workwear

SPONSORED POST Winter is coming. But that’s no reason to hibernate – on dark, chilly days we need fresh air and exercise more than ever.…

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Adventure kit items that could save your life, picked for Red Bull

The great outdoors is an extremely beautiful place – but it can also be pretty inhospitable. Any adventurer worth their Himalayan rock salt should prepare…

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Review: Scarpa Velocity V climbing shoes from GO Outdoors

Rocking out in the Scarpa Velocity V, an easy and fuss-free climbing shoe aimed at beginners and available at the very purse-friendly price of £59…

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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,…

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