Half price Berghaus Rucksack – Unisex Trailhead 65

Was: £140.00 £70.00 Buy now and Save: £70.00 The Unisex Trailhead 65 has an updated design with all the great benefits we’ve seen before, plus some new tricks. For extra comfort, the customisable BIOFIT™ back system has enhanced padding, while its adjustable chest straps combined with top tension straps to achieve a supportive fit, for … Read more

Arcteryx Jacket Best Deal

It’s not often there are good offers on Arc’teryx Jackets – Inspired by persistent athlete demand, and redesigned to their exacting specifications, the next-generation Nuclei FL Jacket is lighter, more resilient, and delivers outstanding thermal performance for remarkably little weight. The Arato™ 10D ripstop is windproof and durable, Coreloft™ insulation provides effective warmth – even … Read more

Keeping Children Warm on a Hike

Although most children seem to keep warm just by being active on walks of any distance, it’s important to keep that warmth when taking a break. Here are some good options for kids outdoor clothing for a range of terrains. North Face Reversible Mossbud Swirl Jacket KIDS Petticoat Pink or Algiers Blue This North Face … Read more

Berghaus Trailhead Rucksack Long Term Review

Berghaus have a strong reputation for building rucksack that are made to last. Their Trailhead series is a no-frills range of rucksacks that do not cost the earth. We recently put one through its paces on an overnight hike along the Pennine way. The model tested was the Women’s Trailhead 65 Rucksack, but the Men’s … Read more

The Best Gilets for UK Summer Hiking Under £100

Hiking in the summer in the UK can be unpredictable, especially if you are climbing mountains over 500 meters. A change in wind speed can mean a sudden drop in temperature and you can get caught out especially when descending. A gilet is a great item to stuff in your day pack that will take … Read more

Best Men’s Synthetic Hiking Jackets For Under £100

Staying warm outdoors on the mountains of the UK during winter months is a challenge. You’ll need the right gear for the wrong weather. A synthetic insulated jacket is ideal for keeping you warm and has the advantage over down jackets in that it will keep you warm when wet. The jackets we have compared … Read more

Apps and Websites for Travellers

There are sites and apps which are great for planning trips, and others which I would not want to be without while on the move. This is a personal selection, but it would be great to hear of any sites or apps you find invaluable on your treks. Sites and Apps for Planning your Trips … Read more

Always keep one with you

I have used my Buff to protect my kindle, support a sprained wrist, pad under a fraying rucksack strap – oh yes … and to keep the sun and wind off in summer and keep my neck warm in winter. Maybe I need more than one! Though I have to say I have never worn … Read more

HELP and Advice for Stopping Blisters

If you have ever suffered blisters – help is here Compeed are fantastic, use them as soon as you get a hot spot and watch the video for more useful tips. I never hike without them. Don’t set off without them >>>