The Layering System Explained

The Layering System Explained

Unlike most of my posts, this one has come about at the most opportune moment! We are under a few inches of snow, and with the arctic blast set to continue for a few more days, it’s a great time

Review: Hi-Tec Altitude Alpyna Women’s Boots

Review: Hi-Tec Altitude Alpyna Women’s Boots

I’ve tried out a lot of footwear over the years and so I like to think I know what I’m looking for in a pair of walking boots. When Hi-Tec got in touch and sent me some boots to try,

Review: Summit to Eat Freeze Dried Adventure Food

Review: Summit to Eat Freeze Dried Adventure Food

We were recently sent some samples of freeze dried food adventure food from Summit to Eat  and we had great fun in the woods putting them to the test. We tried out a 2 day ‘Festival Kit’ which retails at £19.50

Review: Jan and Jul Childrenswear

Review: Jan and Jul Childrenswear

If you saw our exciting news recently, you’ll know that me and Finn have been chosen as brand reps for Jan and Jul clothing for the rest of the year. It means that we get to try out some fantastic

S’No Queen Thermals: Review and Giveaway

S’No Queen Thermals: Review and Giveaway

I’m a real winter baby and love getting outside in the colder months. But if there’s one thing I’ve learnt, it’s that if you want to spend time outdoors in the winter, you really need to invest in some proper

The Helpful Hiker and Jan & Jul

The Helpful Hiker and Jan & Jul

I’ve got some exciting news to share today. We have just been named as brand reps for outdoor childrenswear brand, Jan & Jul! “Based in famously beautiful and rainy Vancouver, Twinklebelle Design Inc. designs and makes “rain or shine” kids

Review: Sundried Activewear

Review: Sundried Activewear

Have you ever worn clothing made from coffee? Until recently I hadn’t either, but it’s been something of a revelation. I don’t go to the gym these days, but that doesn’t mean I’m not active. This is especially true when

The Best Outdoor Gear Deals for August

The Best Outdoor Gear Deals for August

My last round up of offers from outdoor retailers went down well so I thought that I’d put together another batch of deals to get your teeth in to. Hurry though-some of these offers are ending shortly! If you are

Review: Salomon X Ultra 2 GTX Men’s Walking Shoes

Review: Salomon X Ultra 2 GTX Men’s Walking Shoes

Everytime I get a new pair of walking shoes or boots to review, Luke rolls his eyes, or he’ll moan about the amount of packages that arrive at the house. Funnily enough, he didn’t complain when a lovely pair of

Review: Wigwam Socks Peak 2 Pub

Review: Wigwam Socks Peak 2 Pub

I’m getting very fussy in my old age, especially when it comes to my footwear. It’s taken me a long time to realise, but it really is worth looking after your feet; that means investing in decent socks as well