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On test | Vango Ultralite Pro 200 sleeping bag review*

When the Vango Ultralite Pro 200 landed on my doormat I was pretty excited to get out to the hills and test it out and review. However, life intervened and my first chance to test this sleeping bag out came on a cold blustery December night in the Lake District…

Review | Trakke Storr Carry On rucksack

As the crisp paper package was handed over to me I took it with mixed feelings. Wrapped carefully inside, free of plastic and handmade in Scotland was one of the most beautiful and yet practical bags I had seen. I’d been hankering after it for several months and upon returning…

Why you shouldn’t climb Snowdon on your next trip to Snowdonia

Strange one, huh? As I was flicking back through my blog I realised that I don’t really have anything from Snowdonia and those posts that I do, I talk about Snowdon. The thing is that a visit to this north Wales national park does not have to be all about…

Please vote! GoOutdoors blog awards

I had to take a second look when the email notification popped up on my phone screen. Things like this just don’t happen to me… But there it was. This email kindly stated that my blog had been put forward by somebody to go into the mix for the GoOutdoors Outdoor…

Review | Columbia Montrail Rogue F.K.T II shoe*

This review of the Rogue FKT IIs has taken me a good long while to get out as, what with various health issues this year, it’s taken me some time to give these a good testing and I wanted it to be a thorough review but I am delighted to…