Now when I say long term review, I really do mean long term. By my reckoning, I’ve had this jacket now for approximately 5. Let me point out that I don’t just use this jacket out on the hills. I’ve worn it to work every chilly day for the last 5 years (that’s a lot … More Rab Microlight Alpine Jacket – Long Term Review
Last Sunday we went for a hike up Roseberry Topping (check out my Instagram for pics), across Newton Moor and then on to Captain Cook’s monument (this walk is a favourite of ours).The weather was moody. The sky was grey with the occasional rays of sunlight piercing the clouds. It also kept spitting on and … More My Salomon boots finally gave up!
This weekend we had the opportunity to test out Stephanie’s new OEX Vallo Air backpack. It’s the first product we’ve owned by the OEX brand and for those of you who dont know, it’s one of Go Outdoors own brands. As the name suggests, it’s a 36 litre capacity backpack which comes with a multitude … More OEX Vallo Air 36 Backpack Review
As some of you will already know, Steph is now accompanying me on my little excursions into the countryside and as such, she’s been purchasing gear here and there. Steph’s starting from scratch, so she’s needed everything – from hiking socks and boots, to a backpack and a waterproof jacket. As I’m a bit of … More Berghaus Women’s Brampton 3.0 Fleece Review
Another parcel, another piece of kit we’ll be testing out! This time, it’s the Rab Kangri GTX jacket. There’s weather warnings in place for rain this weekend so should be the perfect opportunity for Stephanie to test it’s waterproof capability! Stay tuned for our full review once we’ve given it a good soaking!
Women’s Berghaus Bamptom 3.0 Fleece, OEX Vallo Air 36 Daypack and Rab Women’s Kangri GTX Waterproof Jacket reviews inbound! Look what arrived today! We’ll be reviewing these after Steph has put them to use. Keep an eye out for our full review coming soon.
Hi everyone, I’ll be doing gear reviews in the near future! The reviews will focus on hiking gear – backpacks, jackets, boots, etc. This will be on gear that’s been tried and tested by myself and my partner. What would everyone like to see most, Jackets, Boots, Backpacks, Trousers, something I’ve not mentioned? Let me … More Gear Reviews
So I guess most people start blogs and then think of exciting, interesting things to document. Me? I’m doing this backwards. I’ve decided to do something and decided to write about my experience along the way. I’ve always enjoyed being outdoors, and living in the North East of England, I’m not too far from the … More Ambitious Goals
Thanks for joining me! My name is Matt and I’ll be starting an adventure soon… More to follow later! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton