Category: Kit Reviews

Review: Halfords Family Tent Pack 6

Review: Halfords Family Tent Pack

I was doubtful that 9pm on a Friday evening was the best time to begin putting up a new tent. I doubted, too, that the previously consumed large G&T would be the greatest aid....

Reebok EasyTone trainers 0

Reebok EasyTone trainers

I didn’t do any exercise this weekend – but strangely I woke up on Monday morning with tired leg and glute muscles. Now I’m aware that folks who know me will find it hard...

Hi-tec walking boots for kids and women 0

Hi-tec walking boots for kids and women

Eleven-year-old daughters are notoriously difficult to please. Little Miss Outdoors is no different and she knows what she likes, especially when it comes to clothing. “Funky, black, pink and purple are good,” says Little Miss....

Oh-so-happy with my new Helly Hansen top 0

Oh-so-happy with my new Helly Hansen top

I started with the traditional dark blue version of the Helly Hansen long-sleeved baselayer many years ago. It’s the one that almost all sporty, outdoorsy types will have owned/still own. Certainly anyone who ever...

Kit review: The Slanket! 1

Kit review: The Slanket!

With forecasters predicting a sunnier summer and tourism bods reporting a rise in the value-for-money staycation, it’s likely that good old-fashioned camping is going to be a hot trend. So maybe this strange new...

Daring 2b different 0

Daring 2b different

One minute the sun is out, the next it’s hidden behind a cloud. Five minutes later I feel spots of rain and then nothing but a cool breeze. If you spend any time in...