Accessories

So you've spent the day hiking only to arrive at your destination for the night and find that you are unable to suspend your hammock from the tree correctly. After a long day traveling by foot the last thing you want to be doing is trying to figure out how

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You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way - Dr. Seuss It’s in our nature to seek adventure, to aspire to see and do everything that we can, and experience the many wonders of our world. Emboldened by our thirst

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The great outdoors. How many of us ventured out during lockdown to our green spaces for exercise, and sometimes our only form of social interaction?Whether you are a hiking newbie or a seasoned hiker, one thing is for certain, our bodies can be pushed to their limits as we climb. Knees

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Camping has been with us for a few hundred years now and shows no sign of waning, with plenty of people craving to be at one with nature and brave the many challenges thrown at them by the great outdoors. Die-hard campers report that this pursuit gives them either a

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Backpacking has been a popular activity for over one hundred years now, with many people choosing to grab their camping gear and traverse the great outdoors, climbing over mountain, river and desert. But when you are in the great outdoors, you’re exposed to the elements. Miles away from the nearest

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Freeze-dried foods are a godsend on long backpacking trips. They are lightweight and compact so they don’t take up too much space in your bag. They provide you with a warm, filling meal at the end of a long day of hiking and are super easy to make. We have

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When you’re about to set off backpacking, there are quite a few things that you will need to fill that backpack. One thing that you might not think of straightaway is a multitool.  Multitools are, as the name suggests, tools that have a wide range of features. It’s an easy

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If you live in the city or even a build-up town, you will probably be acclimatized to the sheer abundance of streetlight that is available. But this means that you might underestimate the true thick levels of darkness that you can find once you’ve left the city limits.Because when you

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Hiking is such a great way to keep fit and explore the local or far away sights. When the weather is good, why not spend the day in the great outdoors with your family or friends? Hiking is one of those activities where you don’t need lots of expensive equipment

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Packing a mighty energy punch in one pocket-sized snack, energy bars are an excellent travel companion, especially if you’re heading out into the wilderness for a hike and plan to be out for the whole day, without filling up your pack with bulky fruits and trail mix. Knowing which bars

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Picture this: you’re hiking in the mountains; it’s been a rocky, sweltering climb to the top but the view makes it worth it - the sky is a vivid blue and the view is awe-inspiring, the sun is shining...but wait - sun glare.While we often associate a pair of sturdy

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If you take on some challenging terrains or you just need a little bit of extra support, a trekking pole is an essential piece of gear. In many instances, it might be the only thing stopping you from a serious fall or misstep.A good trekking pole will help you scale

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When you’re prepping what you need for a camping trip, a shovel might not be the first thing on your list. For any camping newbies, the need to take a shovel might not be immediately apparent, but they are a necessary tool. If you’re going wild camping then, yes, one

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Knives are like credit cards; don’t leave home without them and always carry several - Richard MarcinkoThere hasn’t been a time in recorded human history when we weren’t reliant on knives. The first tools that we used were knives fashioned from flint and stone, and in the many millennia, since

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Load More Heading out into the wilderness and looking to make sure you’re armed with the gear you need to start fires, cut through foliage and protect yourself from the dangers that lurk there? Consider a camping knife a pivotal part of your pack. Depending on your size, strength, and

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Survival knives can be the difference between life and death in some situations. These multi-purpose blades are designed to serve you well in any situation you might find yourself in.  Whether you need to cut yourself free, skin game, create a shelter, or cut firewood, a survival knife is there

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What could be better than going out and enjoying the great outdoors? Hiking is one of the most natural ways to get back to nature and keep yourself fit and healthy. And, if you have a really good GPS to hand you can go absolutely anywhere you like without fear

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Sick of your phone biting the dust before lunchtime and not having a plug on you to charge it through an outlet? Perhaps it’s time to invest in a portable charger - handy to keep in your bag or pocket for emergencies, you’ll kick yourself for not getting one sooner.Whether

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Hiking is currently one of the most popular pursuits in the world, and what better vistas and terrains to navigate than those that you'll find in America's national parks? However, if you are an avid hiker or explorer through the backcountry of America, you’ll be aware that it is legally

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So, you want a hatchet. When backpacking, you’re expected to bring a lot of different tools and instruments with you to ensure your safety. You’ve probably got your trusty knife, but another great bladed instrument worth investing in is a hatchet. Even with the more experienced backpackers and hikers, we

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We could all do with drinking more water. Our bodies need it to stay optimally hydrated, healthy, and athletically fit, but it’s not exactly the most exciting drink, unless you’re one of those lucky souls who naturally enjoy an icy glass of H2O. However, in recent years, the trend of

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Welcome to our list of the five best gaiters for hiking. There’s nothing more disruptive to a fulfilling day out amongst nature than being unprepared, and the most horrendous thing that will happen to ruin a wonderful hike, way up there with death, injury, and getting hopelessly lost, is moisture

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Whether you’re spending the week hiking in the backcountry or planning on spending a few months country-hopping and experiencing new cultures, having access to clean drinking water is extremely important. Drinking unfiltered water can bring about a whole host of different health issues and, if you’ve ever drunk ‘raw’ water,

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Whether you’re a hardened adventurer who’s constantly throwing themselves into challenging and exciting situations, or you just like to have a little tinker with things around the house, a good Swiss army knife can be an invaluable assistant. It could save your life, or it could save you running back

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