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Review: Mammut Runbold Trail SO Hooded Jacket Womens

RRP: £110 Weight: 365g This softshell from Mammut comes midway on the spectrum of these jackets that fill in the gap between seam-sealed waterproof hardshells and super-light windshirts. The Rab Runbold Trail SO is made from Mammut’s SOFtech fabric which

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Review: AKU Alterra GTX walking boots

Recommended Price: £180 Weight: 670g AKU may be an unfamiliar brand name to UK walkers, but the Italian company has 30 years experience making boots. Although based in Treviso, Aku also have a second production base in Romania where these

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Review: Leki Micro Vario Carbon poles

The Micro Vario Carbon poles from Leki have a premium price tag – but are they worth it? RRP: £144.95 (pair) Weight: 229g (per pole) The first thing that strikes you about these poles is their incredibly short length when

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Gear of the Year 2016 – Part Two

David Lintern continues his round up of his favourites from an outdoors year in gear. You can see his pick from 2016s trailshoes and layers – including jackets, trousers and gloves – in the first part here. Pack Millet Prolighter

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Gear of the Year 2016 – Part One

David Lintern begins his round up of some of his favourites from an outdoors year in gear. OK, so the easy rhyme of the title aside, this is not the definitive list… because no such thing exists. It’s just my

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Win one of three 60 litre Mammut Cargon holdalls

We have three 60 litre Mammut Cargons to win in this exclusive Walkhighlands competition. Simply answer the question: In which European country are Mammut based? Product Details The Mammut Cargon is a heavy duty holdall perfect for expedition and travel

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