First Look: Osprey Transporter Duffels

Increasingly so it seems, my life is routinely packed into a big sack and lugged around. In the back of vehicles, traipsed through airports, across mountain passes lashed to yaks... you get the picture.  This...

All About Trekking Poles

What are Trekking/Walking Poles Trekking poles are simply walking sticks and they take many forms, ranging from single staves made from found wood to pairs of sophisticated height-adjustable poles made from...

Visiting Rab in the UK

For the previous few years I've been using Rab clothing and equipment quite a lot. My Rab kit has had my back countless times and kept me safe through some rather harsh conditions. From trips into the rugged...
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Review: Scarpa Force V Shoe

Rock climbing shoes are a tricky category to review. Everyone has feet that are as different as their individual climbing needs. A shoe that performs exceptionally well for one person, could quite possibly not...
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Review: Rab Kinetic Plus Jacket

Long have I been searching for the perfect jacket... Now before this gets too carried away, allow me to clarify exactly what that is. This holy grail of outer layers has always gone something like this in my...
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REVIEW: Arc’teryx Atom Lt Hoody

The Arc'teryx Atom Lt Hoody Men's & Women's is one of those garments that you will find yourself making excuses to wear, even when it's not quite appropriate. The good news is that this is a pretty darn...