Find it near-impossible to do anything in insulated gloves? Looking for some minimal gloves to keep you warm and dry on those springtime adventures? XTM Performance have the answer for you with their Gore Infinium gloves; warm, water-resistant, windproof + touch screen compatible.
The legends of Osprey have come through with the goods for us women! Introducing the Renn 65; a lightweight yet durable ventilated pack with plenty of the quality features making it the perfect companion for backpacking trips. We took it to the Royal National Park for some thorough testing.
“Since 1966, we have viewed walls not as obstacles, but as opportunities. We believe in a world that is united by difference, bound by empathy and strengthened by understanding.” Celebrate Global Climbing Day with The North Face.
Three gals and one guy hatched a plan for an adventure, one that didn’t require plane tickets or passports, but would encompass the wonders of……..HOME. And so off they went to travel the length of Wales, covering over 400 kilometres in 21 days, all on foot and in one-man inflatable pack rafts!
XTM Performance’s Layla Snow Bib Pants - where style meets fit meets functionality meets comfort. And your chance to win an XTM Performance snow outerwear prize pack!
Ultra Trail Australia or UTA is basically a massive trail running party, held over 4 days in the Blue Mountains. You can sign up for either the 11, 22, 50 or 100 kilometre course. It may seem extreme but Joanne Woutersz went from hiking to trail running to ULTRA trail running in less than six months and here’s her story…
Ski touring is the activity of walking (also called skinning) uphill on skis, often away from the main ski resort area, and then skiing downhill off piste. It allows you to spend a day in the mountains with constantly changing scenery and often never covering the same ground twice. Here’s how to get started.
Finding outdoor gear for your little one involves jumping headfirst down as deep a rabbit hole as selecting gear for yourself. Even though they are, like, a third of your size. We’re here to make it easier with a list of our favourite layers, outerwear and backpacks!
Rain jackets are notoriously uncomfortable and unflattering…but in comes the Patagonia Recycled Rainwear Collection which feature rain jackets that are not only supple, designed with a clean silhouette and high-performing, but are also made of unique recycled materials.
Frequently spoken about as one of the best dive sites in the world, Sipadan is likely to end up on your scuba bucket list! However, due to political turmoil, travel to Sipadan is advised against. So is it worth the risk?
LIVE: follow in real-time (well, almost!) the conversion of an old school bus into a tiny home and mobile film production unit with Louisa Gilbert, a film producer with big names like the BBC, Nat Geo and Discovery Channel in her portfolio.
My family has always been interested in my stories of multi-day hikes, kayak trips and canyoning escapades but I knew they didn’t quite fully understand what I actually do when I disappear for the day with a car loaded with ropes, harnesses, hardware and camping equipment. So when my dad, Dave, called and asked if I’d take him abseiling, I jumped at the chance to teach an old dog new tricks!
When it comes to choosing hiking boots Rachel Dimond has made more mistakes than you’ll find in a bottle of tequila. Now she’s sharing her knowledge so you can get the right kit for your feet.
The Scottish National Trail, known as one of Britain’s toughest hikes, is an 864 kilometre route that runs the length of Scotland. In May 2018, Yvette Morrissey became the first solo female to complete the Trail. We get all the ins + outs of the hike straight from her!
We all want our kids to grow up active, healthy, physically fit and mentally agile. What you may not have known is that there’s a great activity that can develop all of the above at the same time…while also being a whole lot of fun!
Ziplock bags have long been part of a backpacker’s essentials. Besides food storage, they’re handy for organisation, basic waterproofing and trash disposal (including toilet paper…aaanddd as a pee bag during winter camping…) But of course, plastic is not ideal so here are 4 alternatives to ziplock bags for your next adventure!
When you’re starting out, everything to do with an overnight hike is overwhelming. What equipment do you need? What food do you take? What’s the deal with drinking water? What do you wear?! Here is a succinct but thorough guide to planning an overnight hike.
Nobody forgets their first winter camping experience. And especially not one in the Canadian wilderness, miles away from the nearest town, for a 3-day backcountry snowboarding and skiing campout…
For anyone who loves hiking or appreciates the natural beauty of the earth’s mountains, the Himalayas in Nepal are often a highly ranked bucket list experience. Most people choose to book a trek through a travel agency or company. However, organising a trek yourself in Nepal is surprisingly not that difficult and obviously, much more affordable too…
The Arc’teryx Oriel Legging are a newcomer to the scene, boasting technical outdoor functionality, comfort and durability. “This is tough love”, Arc’teryx say. And so we took a pair to the Budawangs for some tough lovin’ on the epic The Castle hike.
Brought up by the sea in the City of Edinburgh, I was never taught how to ski or snowboard. Experienced, even professional, skiers and boarders from all over the world come to Gulmarg for the endless opportunities exploring the backcountry terrain. I had no idea what I was in for. Will I ever belong here, will I ever fit in?
The path to becoming competent at an outdoors sport is not always clear. Sometimes, enlisting the help of a professional guide whether it’s one-on-one or a weekend workshop or a long expedition is the best starting point! Joey shares what she learnt from a guided climbing trip and how it got her confident and skilled enough to lead climb.
Whenever I plan a multi-day hike, I spend the few weeks before it getting excited about the beautiful landscapes, camping under the clear night skies and the freedom of being away from the world. But as the date draws closer, I start to remember that there is actually a 45 kilometre hike ahead and I begin to doubt whether it has all been one giant silly idea. BUT IT IS ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA.
The choices we make have an impact on the environment. When it comes to outdoor clothing, the golden rule is to only replace when absolutely necessary and to reuse and repurpose when possible. But sometimes you’re going to buy new. And when you are, look to these brands embracing the recycled material movement.