Review: CimAlp Quebec 2 F Warm & Waterproof Outdoor Trousers

Review: CimAlp Quebec 2 F Warm & Waterproof Outdoor Trousers

I don’t know what it is about me, but I always find trousers difficult to buy. Hence I tend to go cheap and cheerful and resign myself to the fact that I’ll never find a pair I really like. This

7 Autumn Hiking Essentials

7 Autumn Hiking Essentials

I love this time of year, Autumn is definitely my favourite season. There’s nothing better than spending time outdoors on a cool, crisp day surrounded by beautiful colours. However, the colder temperatures and shorter daylight hours bring new challenges. It

Top 5 Beer Gardens in The Lake District

Top 5 Beer Gardens in The Lake District

Did you know that the Lake District hosts the highest concentration of small breweries in the UK? We’ve enjoyed many amazing walks in the Lakes, and equally had many a happy time in many a Cumbrian pub. So why not

5 Reasons you should use Walking Poles

5 Reasons you should use Walking Poles

I generally try to keep my kit to a minimum when out walking, however there are a few essential items that are always in my rucksack, I’ve also recently been persuaded of the benefits of using walking poles. I used

Review: Rohan Women’s Winter Roamers

Review: Rohan Women’s Winter Roamers

I don’t know what it is about me, but I can never find a pair of walking trousers (well, actually any trousers) that fit well. I consider myself average height and size, but it’s always a nightmare finding a pair

A Guide To The Best Hiking Trails In The World

A Guide To The Best Hiking Trails In The World

You can ask 100 avid hikers which is the best hiking trail in the world and chances are you will get a lot of different answers. But, if you ask a hundred hikers what makes a trail great, they will

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

Review: FIREPOT Meals by Outdoorfood.com

Review: FIREPOT Meals by Outdoorfood.com

My last experience of dehydrated food was about 15 years ago during my brief foray into the world of the Duke of Edinburgh award. I wasn’t impressed. In fact, I haven’t eaten any since. Then recently, in our quest to

Review: The Freeloader child carrier

Review: The Freeloader child carrier

Our son, Finn, has reached an awkward age when it comes to going out on walks. Up until now we have used a LittleLife ‘Voyager’ child carrier, and it has served us well. We’ve used it since Finn was about