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Outdoor shirts group test

If you look through old guide books there’s a good chance you’ll see the folks in the photos wearing button-up shirts along with their hobnail boots and canvas rucksacks. Times changed, we all went over to “proper” baselayers and shirts

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Baselayers group test

Base layers are something you have to get right to help make sure you’re comfortable and still smiling at the end of a long day on the hill. However, if you’re looking for something new, the proliferation of fabrics and

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Gear Test – Haglöfs L.I.M system

Usually a gear test takes the best contenders from various brands and weighs them up against each other, but for my first Walkhighlands gear feature I’m going to test a familiar claim made by many of the manufacturers – that

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Finisterre gear review

It doesn’t get much more niche than Finisterre – a Cornish company specialising in cold water surf apparel. It may seem strange that a surf company would appear on the radar of a hillwalking website, but amongst the hoodies and

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Midlayers for Women

Gear editor Phil Turner writes, “Generally taking the form of a light fleece pullover with a half-zip I find the combination of baselayer, microfleece and a windproof capable of dealing with most of my non-winter hillwalking. The beauty of the

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Midlayers for Men

In previous reviews we’ve looked at baselayers and waterproof jackets, so it’s time to look at the next item in the standard hillwalking layering system – midlayers. Generally taking the form of a light fleece pullover with a half-zip I

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