Garmin's brand-new GPS smartwatch, the Instinct, promises sophisticated analytics in a lightweight design. What better way to test the watch’s running credentials than in Sunday’s Manchester Half Marathon? Read more17-10-18 • Neil McRobert
The rainy season is almost upon us! Time to pack away your insulated layer and dust of your hiking boots as we get you up to speed on the latest waterproof tech from some of the best brands out there. Read more17-05-18 • Sam Taylor
The 2018 Via Trail Series® promises a comprehensive kitting-out for all kinds of off-road running, with a focus on lightweight, flexible and immensely breathable gear. I enjoy escaping the pavement whenever possible. So, with both a marathon and trail ultra to train for, I thought I’d... Read more26-04-18 • Neil McRobert
Tryfan was the ideal playground to test how the shoes coped with different terrain. The gently sloping foothills were perfect for some moderate, introductory running, before the massive rock scramble put their mountain credentials to the test. Read more23-04-18 • Neil McRobert
When Berghaus claimed that they had created the world’s most breathable 3-layer GORE-TEX® jacket, we couldn’t help but be excited. It’s a bold statement: the promise of lightness, waterproofing and breathability held in such fine balance. Over the course of two cold days we donned the... Read more01-03-18 • Neil McRobert
Our new additions to the Berghaus Air Tent Range are not to be underestimated, inspired with the Berghaus Mera Peak coat in mind, the air tent range is reminiscent of everything Berghaus are well known for, durability, functionality and great designs. Read more22-02-18 • Sophie Gibson
We recruited travelling guru and outdoor junkie, Joey from 'Cool of the Wild' to help us review the new, women-specific, Fairview 70 from Osprey. Join us as Joey 'unpacks' the best and worst features of this revelation in travel.
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