Ordnance Survey Locate

Ordnance Survey Locate

Ordnance Survey have just released a new iPhone App to help you pinpoint your exact location in the United Kingdom.  Whether you are completely lost or on a long trek and just want some reassurance this is a helpful app to show you where you are. The App uses your …

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Lightweight Camping Stoves

Lightweight Camping Stoves

In this post we round up a selection of the lightest weight camping stoves.  Each has different attributes and may suit different purposes so the best advice is always to be prepared, consider what you would be cooking, do you need to carry water for cooking (in addition to drinking!) …

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Top T-Shirts for the Outdoors

Top T-Shirts for the Outdoors

I thought it was about time for a T-Shirt post, as I write this in late May the Sun is out, the air is warm so time to throw your fleeces into storage and break out the short sleeve T-Shirts.  Here are a selection of Tees to look great whatever …

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The North Downs Way

The North Downs Way

The North Downs Way is a 153 mile route from Farnham in Surrey to the Coast at Dover in Kent. The route is one of fifteen National Trails in England and Wales and a great one for weekend walkers or campers as it is easy to split up into sections …

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The Whats and Hows of Backpacks

The Whats and Hows of Backpacks

There are a plethora of backpacks available to buy, but what should you choose?  The below infographic from REI takes you through the steps of picking a backpack and packing it.  There are lots of useful tips and advice to help you select the right backpack for you. What capacity …

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Exotac Matchcap

Exotac Matchcap

Exotac’s goal with the Matchcap is to create a virtually indestructible and waterproof match case for you to keep matches or any other firestarting materials that must be kept dry. The case as a red phosphorus striker in the threaded core of the capsule so there is no need to …

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Grower’s Cup Coffee

Grower’s Cup Coffee

Sometime when your out on the trail or camping the only thing that will do is a “proper” coffee.  There are numerous solutions on the market, stoves with coffee plungers, the Handpresso and more.  But today we’ve found something a little more compact.  The Grower’s Cup Coffee Pouch. The picture …

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Handpresso Wild Hybrid Outdoor Set

Handpresso Wild Hybrid Outdoor Set

Are you a fan of coffee, can you not bear to be without the luxury of a fresh espresso even when camping?  Then for a little luxury in your outdoor life try Handpresso. The Wild Hybrid Outdoor Set contains the most versatile portable espresso maker that Handpresso have produced. As …

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Therm-a-Rest Sandals

Therm-a-Rest Sandals

If I said Therm-a-rest then I’m sure most of you reading would instantly think inflatable sleeping mats, and I’m sure many of you (like me) own a Therm-a-rest! What may not spring to mind is sandals, but all that is soon to change. Therm-a-rest and footwear manufacturer Freewaters have partnered …

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Vango Banshee 200

The Vango Banshee 200 is a best selling tent and part of Vangos core tent line.  The tent is a 2 person lightweight and compact tent, suitable for many uses including hiking or overseas travel.  The tent is 2.14 kg in weight, packing down to a size of 45 x …

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