Clothes

Don’t get us wrong, hands are fantastic. Couldn’t have gotten this far without them. But take on a slight chill and evolution is reversed; they become useless paws unable to even tie your boot laces. They need a bit of extra protection. People tend to forget about their hands when

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When you’re hiking, one of the most important things is that you are comfortable doing so. If you’re going to be up on your feet for what could be hours, then you need to make sure that you are well supported. This can be a bit of a challenge if

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With the right kit, there’s absolutely no reason why you shouldn’t enjoy the great outdoors all year round.  Of course, finding the right kit that is in your price range can be a difficult process. The market is flooded with low-cost, low-quality outdoor gear. Not only do these products waste

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After a day's walk, everything has twice its usual value - G.M. Trevelyan After a busy week in the office or an unbearable couple of days on the factory floor, there’s nothing like getting out into nature to recharge your batteries so that you can just let all of your

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Hiking is great, isn’t it? It gets us out in the fresh air, the beautiful views, picnic dates, and the oh so delightful panoramic pictures ready for Instagram!  What isn’t so great is the sore feet. The blisters, the dull ache, the rubbed raw heels. Spending so much time walking,

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When it comes to hiking or backpacking, the value of durable, waterproof equipment cannot be overestimated. If you like rambling or camping across vast terrains over many days, you’ll know the chances are that the weather will change at the drop of a water-resistant hat. The same goes for sports

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To walk in nature is to witness a thousand miracles - Mary Davis Whether we want to escape from the rat race or just find some peace of mind, the comfort, and serenity that nature offers are almost irresistible. The urge to get out of our comfort zones, to see something

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Whether you live in a cold area, travel on skiing trips, play golf early in the morning, or are just prone to feeling cold, a base layer can be a great investment.This extra piece of clothing acts as a second skin, concealing heat between the material and your body to

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When you first get into hiking, there are a few pieces of kit that are obvious: boots, a water bottle, and some snacks (the most important items). But what about clothing? Depending on where you live or the hiking trails you’re planning on heading to, you’re going to need specific

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Ski pants are an essential piece of gear when you’re getting ready to hit the slopes. You need to remain warm from top to bottom, as you’ll find it a little difficult to steer down the slopes as your limbs are turning blue and numb. To avoid this disaster, you’re

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Hiking in the summer is one of life’s little pleasures. The sun is shining, you’re soaking up that vitamin D, and your load is so much lighter without all those heavy layers.  But there is one struggle most hikers face when the heat starts rising: the endless battle to keep

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Skiing is one the best winter sports you can participate in. There is no greater thrill than winding down the slopes with your friends and family, feeling the wind whipping against your skin.  One of the biggest setbacks that comes with skiing is the cost. You simply cannot go through

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Hiking is a great way to keep fit, enjoy time with your family and friends, and make the most of your surroundings. Not only this, but it promotes a healthy state of mind and is completely free to do, making it a highly accessible and cost-effective activity.  However, we understand

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Have you ever excitedly opened a present on your birthday, only to realise halfway through unwrapping it that you’ve been gifted yet another pair of socks? Well, for the hiking enthusiast, this is no disappointment. When it comes to hiking, a pair (or, depending on how your Christmas goes, a

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Down jackets are great when you need that bit of extra warmth when you’re outdoors! They insulate the body with the soft under feathers from ducks or geese, which create thousands of tiny air pockets that trap warm air and retain heat.  And that’s not all. Down fill has an

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When planning a hike and going through your list of equipment, people will always remind you about the importance of comfortable and practical clothing. They’ll recommend a certain t-shirt, or a pair of specific hiking trousers, or a rain jacket for when it gets cold up at the top of

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The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step - Lao Tzu As the pace of life gradually gets faster and faster, it’s important to try and find a way to occasionally slow down and escape the turmoil of the rat race. It’s crucial to our physical and

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Hiking is fast becoming one of the world’s most popular activities and hobbies, with more and more men choosing to brave the great outdoors and tackle a range of climates and terrains that give you those thrilling adrenaline rushes, stunning vistas and unforgettable experiences. But when you are out for

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Down jackets are a great choice of outerwear as they are soft and warm but still sturdy and durable. They are great for sports, especially hiking, as they will provide you with the comfort and protection you need, whilst still being easily packed away in a backpack. Down jackets can

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We would all love for our camping expeditions to be sunny all the time. Alas, this is not always an option. Sometimes, when we least expect it, we may get caught in a downpour! That’s why it’s important to make sure that you’re prepared for every eventuality - you need

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