Jetboil Joule Camping Stove

Jetboil Joule Camping Stove

I’m a big fan of the Jetboil brand and they have now added the Jetboil Joule to their range, I have a Jetboil Flash which I often take walking and camping.  The downside of the Jetboil Flash has always been as the name suggests that it is primarily for boiling water which it does very …
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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!) or will you be able …
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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 above may look like a …
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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 a Hybrid it allows you …
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Beyond the Beaten Track Flameless Ration Heater

Beyond the Beaten Track Flameless Ration Heater

Another of the companies that I met at the Outdoors show was Beyond the Beaten Track.  Their stand showcased a range of wet and dry meals and also a flameless ration heater that really caught my eye, but more on that in a bit.  At the show I tried a lamb hot-pot, from their wet …
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Grasshopper Foods Hopper Pots

Grasshopper Foods Hopper Pots

In my recent visit to the Outdoors Show I stumbled upon the Grasshopper foods stand.  Grasshopper foods create a range of dried soups and porridges which you just add hot water to, at the stand I tried one of their porridge’s, the plain porridge with cane sugar.  If I hadn’t seen them pour boiling water …
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Lifeventure Titanium Mug

Lifeventure Titanium Mug

If like us you can’t function without a proper brew, but want a lightweight but strong mug for backpacking we have just the cuppa for you.  The Lifeventure Titanium mug is a solid titanium design.  Manufactured out of titanium makes the mug extremely lightweight at just 54g.  Holding 450ml of water, or tea!  This is …
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The Essential Camping Cookbook: or How to Cook an Egg in an Orange and Other Scout Recipes

The Essential Camping Cookbook: or How to Cook an Egg in an Orange and Other Scout Recipes

Where better to go for camp cooking ideas than the Scouts!  Nick Allen is a professional chef and has been a lifelong Scout from the age of 6.  Now an Assistant Scout Leader he has cooked for many a Scout expedition and even several Jamborees. His book – The Essential Camping Cookbook: or How to …
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GSI Spice Missle

GSI Spice Missle

The GSI Spice missle proves that camp cooking can be good!  The “Missle” contains 4 compartments, 2 work as a salt and pepper shaker, and 2 hold spices.  Included are removable labels, and large and small screens for different sized spices.  The containers screw together which provides a tight waterproof container keeping spices dry and …
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Primus Express Lander

Primus Express Lander

The Primus Express Lander is one of the Smallest and Lightest Stoves we have ever seen.  As you can see from the picture above it folds up into the palm of your hand.  Despite its small size once you fold out the legs it is really stable.  The Express Lander is the Liquid Fuel Version …
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