Vaude Lizard GUL tent review

If you're a regular here, you'll know that the Vaude Power Lizard is one of my favourite tents. It's light and spacious, ...

MSR Freelite 1 tent review

I've been using this tent for ages, it's long overdue for a write up. This is the MSR Freelite 1. The Freelite is ...

Haglofs LIM Strive 50 review

I hate zips on rucksacks, I really do. They fail. Every rucksack I've had with a zip closure has seen it fail within 12 ...

Haglofs Spitz jacket review

It's been a while, but we all know why so let's just barrel on with it shall we? What better way to get back in the sadd ...

Transition

A boy does not become a man until he buries his father, or so the saying goes. So it was that I become a man on the ...

Adverse Camber

The girls were off to Brownie camp and I was in possession of a rare jewel which is seldom seen around these parts: a fr ...

Hanwag Badile Combi II GTX boot review

There's probably not much of winter left if this week is anything to go by, but the snow will be around for a while, so ...

Dannah Alpine Jacket review

Here's something interesting, a new manufacturer for these pages and it's a British one too. Crikey. This is the Dann ...

Red light indicates doors are secure

The previous week I'd played a blinder. There had been no snow and no view, but I was on form, knocked ten minutes off m ...

Arc’teryx Proton AR Hoody review

Winter is a joyous time of prancing through the snow trying not to get sunburn from the reflected sunlight. Perhaps not. ...