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Gear review: bottles and bladders

Years back all we had were dented Sigg bottles in our rucksacks, but of course times move on. We now have a whole array of different ways of carrying water in the hills. The thing that mixed it up and

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Posted in Accessories, Gear reviews

Gear review: two person tents

There’s no way for me to avoid clichés when talking about tents because they’re true you know, every word. Tents are a gateway to adventure, a passport to freedom, a ticket to ride and also something you’re going to have

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Posted in Camping, Gear reviews, Magazine

Windproof jackets review

Your waterproof is windproof, so why carry two things for doing the same job? Waterproofs have got lighter and more breathable, windproofs were an escape from a heavy, sweaty jacket years back, but a windproof is still far better at

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Posted in Gear reviews, Jackets

Lightweight Waterproofs review

I know you might not believe it as we’ll be kicking through fresh snow in the hills this weekend, but summer is coming so it’s time to lighten the load a wee bit. I like big protective hoods in the

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Posted in Gear reviews, Jackets, Magazine

Gear review – backpacking rucksacks

If you think of backpacking the first thing that comes to mind is probably carrying a big rucksack and walking a long distance trail, or maybe exploring a new country while being as self-sufficient as possible. In Scotland, although we’re

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Posted in Gear reviews, Magazine, Rucksacks

A sideways look at outdoor gear

There’s no getting away from it. If we have shoes on our feet, a jacket on our backs and we’re carrying something on our back to keep our lunch in, we’re using outdoor gear. Of course as we’re human beings

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