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REVIEW: Patagonia Leashless GTX

When you're in the wilderness and the weather turns foul, a hard-shell jacket can be worth many times it's weight in gold. But, as many will know, not all jackets of this variety are created equal. Some are...

REVIEW: Gear for an 84 Day Trek

Editors Note:  Between April 26 2014 and April 23 2015 Huw Kingston completed mediterr année; a 12 month, 14,000km, 17 country circumnavigation of the Mediterranean Sea by foot, kayak, ocean rowboat and...

Best of the ORA Trade-show

The Outdoor Retailer Australia (ORA) Trade-show was held in Sydney last week. Basically for someone like me that translates to three jam-packed days spent in gear-nerd paradise. Some of the Paddy Pallin team...

ALEX CEARNS & SENSIBLE SHOES

I was packing for a 4 day hike into Tasmania’s Tarkine Wilderness last year, when my mother’s voice popped into my head saying, “Wear your sensible shoes!” As a child I’d roll my eyes at such a...