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Win an Osprey Hikelite Daypack!

A pack made for fast ascents, for those who live and breathe the trail. Whether scaling a peak or out for a day’s ride, it stands up to the elements and offers breathability and comfort with its Airspeed™ trampoline back system. It seamlessly combines technical excellence and functionality with a sleek, modern aesthetic. It’s the only bag you’ll need for an active outdoor lifestyle.

We took to the Peak District’s stunning Derwent Water Reservoir to test out the new Hikelite pack, and now we want to know where you would go with your Osprey Hikelite 18L Daypack. We’re giving one away and all you have to do is share our Facebook post and comment telling us where your favourite place to 'hike light' would be. To streamline your next adventure, click the link below for your chance to win an Osprey Hikelite 18L Daypack.

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Welcome! Willkommen! Konnichiwa!
(whispering) Now lean in we're going to tell you a secret…
Sam is not actually an outdoorsman! ...yet.

In fact Sam is actually quite new to this whole outside doors business, is that how you say it?
Sam lived in London for 4 years and claims that the closest he got to green space was when he re-painted his flat.
However, after moving to Japan to live and work as an English teacher Sam had the opportunity (and the time) to explore the length and breadth of the southern most isles of sleepy, rural Kyushu. It was here where the obsession with the great outdoors started. Nothing propels you faster along a trail than the knowledge of a long hot soak in one of Japan’s many Natural hot springs. Sometimes buried deep in the mountains!

On his travels Sam visited the hiking island of Yakushima, skied in Blistering snow in Hokkaido and completed a 3 day trek through the Tu Lan cave system in Cambodia, but more on that later.

For now though, Sam is making up for lost time by spending more of it in the great British countryside and exploring the beautiful hikes and trails we have right here on our doorsteps. Sam will be writing for the more lightweight outdoorist, soaking up as much knowledge he can about Modern Bushcraft, Design and Function, Books and much more.

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