Tent Review: Coleman FastPitch Air Valdes 4

Tent Review: Coleman FastPitch Air Valdes 4

I’ve been thinking about this review for a while, but I wanted to wait until we’d tried out our new Coleman FastPitch Air Valdes 4 a few times and given it a proper test. After 4 nights of wind and

UK Tent Shows Summer 2019

UK Tent Shows Summer 2019

Buying a tent can be a long process. There’s a lot to consider, not to mention an awful lot of choice! It is really helpful to be able to see different tents set up in order to compare your options

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

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

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

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

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

Meet The Outdoor Entrepreneurs: Freeloader

Meet The Outdoor Entrepreneurs: Freeloader

Welcome back to another edition of ‘Meet the Outdoor Entrepreneurs’. Last week I featured Lucy from Bundle Beds, who I first came across when she got in touch to tell me about their crowdfunding campaign. This week stars another exciting

Meet the Outdoor Entrepreneurs: PACMAT

Meet the Outdoor Entrepreneurs: PACMAT

A little while ago I had (what I thought was) a great idea. Through my blog I’ve come into contact with an array of outdoor businesses. From established household names, to start ups and everything in between. I think that

Review: Buff Headwear

Review: Buff Headwear

I must be the last person in the world (well, among outdoor lovers anyway) to finally start appreciating the wondrous tube of fabric that is the Buff. If you’ve never heard of it before, the multi functional headwear has a