Review: 8K Flexwarm® Heated Jacket

Review: 8K Flexwarm® Heated Jacket

Disclaimer: I was gifted an 8K heated jacket for the purposes of this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links. if you click through and make a purchase I may earn a small commission,

Weird Fish Celebrates 25 Years

Weird Fish Celebrates 25 Years

Weird Fish, the popular lifestyle clothing brand is celebrating its 25th birthday, and we’re joining in with the party! The Weird Fish story began in October 1993, inspired after a walk along a coast path in Cornwall. The brand set

Review: Boba Hoodie and a guide to babywearing in winter

Review: Boba Hoodie and a guide to babywearing in winter

I have to admit that I didn’t really get into babywearing the first time around. I bought myself a carrier for Finn but then only used it a few times and ended up ebaying it. This was mainly due to

Introducing The Helpful Hiker’s Amazon Page

Introducing The Helpful Hiker’s Amazon Page

Exciting news! I have joined the Amazon influencer program, which means that I now have an easy way to share my favourite outdoor gear with you all. I have my own Amazon store featuring handpicked outdoor equipment and clothing for

Review: SunGod Sierras

Review: SunGod Sierras

I love this time of year, particularly the bright days when the sun is shining and the Autumn colours are so vivid. Due to the low sun, I find that I wear sunglasses now as much as I do in

Review: Travall® Guard

Review: Travall® Guard

As I have mentioned many times on here in the past, we have A LOT of camping gear these days. In fact, our tent alone takes up most of our boot space weighing in at a hefty 29.5kg and packing

Review: OUTXE Savage 20000mAh Rugged Power Bank

Review: OUTXE Savage 20000mAh Rugged Power Bank

We recently spent a couple of days camping in the New Forest and, unlike us, we opted to go without an electric hook-up. As it was only a short trip and a warm time of year, I was sure we’d

Review: Musto Essential Crew BR1 Jacket

Review: Musto Essential Crew BR1 Jacket

Choosing what to wear outdoors in the British springtime can be a minefield. This year we had an unusually cold winter, with widespread freezing weather and snow well into March, yet the early May bank holiday was the warmest on

Review: Vango Helix 300 Tent

Review: Vango Helix 300 Tent

Anyone who reads this blog knows that we are massive camping fans, and love heading off with our family tent for a few days under canvas. Up until now, we’ve shied away from smaller backpacking style tents in favour of

Review: Mother & Nature Outdoor Maternity Wear

Review: Mother & Nature Outdoor Maternity Wear

When I was pregnant with Finn, I didn’t get too massive and mostly just wore my normal clothes and lots of baggy t-shirts. This time around I made it to about 16 weeks before I suddenly found myself with nothing