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Deuter Exosphere 0˚C Sleeping Bag review

1st February 2019 | 0 comments

Jon Doran tries out an unusual synthetic-filled sleeping bag with a gently body-hugging stretch seam construction that really does up both comfort and efficiency – if you’re a restless outdoors sleeper, this could be the bag for you.

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How to choose a sleeping bag

30th January 2019 | 1 comment.

Here’s the thing. No-one ever really regretted a sleeping bag that was slightly too warm, but there’s nothing more miserable than shivering all night in a bag that’s simply not warm enough…

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Rab Microlight Summit Jacket review

25th January 2019 | 0 comments

Rab’s new top-tier Microlight Down Jacket has a secret weapon in the shape of futuristic Pertex Infinity Weave fabric straight out of The Matrix. It eliminates stitch-lines between baffles, which in turn improves wind resistance in bitter arctic gales.

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KEEN Karraig review

4th January 2019 | 0 comments

Jon Doran tries out a really nice, broad-fitting, all-round mountain walking boot which features traditionally high ankle cuffs and traditional underfoot lateral stiffness, but without the accompanying discomfort or clumpiness.