We test out a waterproof technical daysack from Swiss brand Exped
Lightweight Backpacking Gear Guide
This month we team up with the experts at Ultralight Outdoor Gear for a look at all the essential kit you need to go lightweight backpacking…
Meet the designer: Lowe Alpine’s Dan Jenkin
We talk to Lowe Alpine pack designer Dan Jenkin about how he got into his line of work and what goes into creating all-new designs such as the latest Altus range…
Pack-buying tips from the designer
We’ve just spent a morning with Lowe Alpine pack designer Dan Jenkin, talking about his background and the story behind the brand’s packs, and we took the opportunity to ask him for his top 5 tips when it comes to deciding which pack you need.
Lowe Alpine Altus 42:47 pack review
I’ve been using the Altus 42:47 ever since Lowe Alpine launched the pack last summer in the Austrian Alps and it’s rapidly become my default, ‘go to’, medium capacity mountain-walking pack…
The BIG Question: What size pack do I need?
Something weird has happened to packs over the past few years, to put it simply, they’ve got smaller. Okay, so they haven’t exactly got smaller, it’s more that the capacity of pack that most of us need and are buying has got smaller…
First Look: Gregory Miwok 12 pack
New for spring 2019 from ‘the other’ US pack specialist, Gregory, the Miwok 12 is a lightweight, multi-sport all-rounder…
Osprey Mutant 22 review
Will Harris tries out the smallest model in the newly-revamped Mutant climbing pack range, but how does it compare with the competition?
Lowe Alpine Altus 42:47 review
When Lowe Alpine invited us out to the Austrian Alps a couple of months back for the mountain-hut launch of the new Altus range of packs, we were told they would be available in February 2019. Turns out though that you can buy them right now from the guys at Ellis Brigham.
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