Review: OSPREY AETHER & ARIEL AG

When I embarked on my first overnight hike, quite a few years ago, I bought myself a 75ltr pack which looked and felt really comfortable in the store. I put it on, walked around the store for a while and then decided this one was for me. Being new to...

Mothers Day Gift Ideas

This Mother’s Day, give the gift of the outdoors. Whether she is a hiker, skier, yogi, climber, traveller or camper, Paddy Pallin has all the Mother’s Day gift ideas to help her get outside doing what she loves. The Osprey Ariel AG with Rain Cover...

Overnight Hiking with Kids

Do your kids hear the call of the great outdoors? I used to hike a lot without my kids as I was fearful that they would not be ready or enjoy the experience. To me that would have been devastating as I really wanted them to enjoy hiking as much as...

9 Days Hiking in Patagonia

The Torres del Paine Circuit in Patagonia is consistently voted as one of the best hikes in the World & in January my wife and I spent 9 days hiking the "O". We had everything from sunshine to snow, 95km + winds and amazing views around every...