Hammock Bliss Sky Bed Bug Free

Hammock Bliss Sky Bed Bug Free

Field Test – Sky Bed Bug Free by Hammock Bliss We all know how enjoyable it is to climb into ...
Montem Ultra Strong Trekking Poles

Montem Ultra Strong Cork Trekking Poles

Field Test – Montem Ultra Strong Cork Trekking Poles  When I first started hiking I never considered hiking poles as ...
Montem Diadema 18L Hiking Daypack

Montem Diadema 18L Hiking Daypack

Field Test – Montem Diadema 18L Hiking Daypack Over the years I have collected a number of packs of varying ...
CamelBak Fourteener 20 Pack

CamelBak Fourteener 20 Pack

The CamelBak Fourteener 20 is a comfortable, versatile and lightweight pack (weighing in at only 1.1kg). I look forward to ...
Find The Best Hiking Boots For You

Find The Best Hiking Boots For You

Taking on a trekking adventure can reward you in more ways than you may anticipate. During your treks, you rely ...
How to Lace Up Your Hiking Boots

How to Lace Up Hiking Boots

Most of us master shoe-tying in primary school and don’t give our laces much thought after that. If your hiking ...
Snowshoes for Winter Hiking trail hiking australia

Snowshoes for Winter Hiking

Who should buy snowshoes? If you want to enjoy back-country alpine environments, snowshoes enable you to do it with no ...
Tips For Using Stuff Sacks

Tips For Using Stuff Sacks

Stuff sacks and dry bags can make a huge difference for your packing, organisation, and protection of your gear. Mesh ...
Choosing A Hiking Pack

Choosing A Hiking Pack

Choosing the right backpack for your trip is essential for any hiking adventure as it will be your companion, even ...
Choosing A Sleeping Mat

Choosing A Sleeping Mat

Why put a mat under your sleeping bag when sleeping outdoors? Sleeping mats cushion you, but more importantly, they block ...
Choosing & Fitting Your Footwear

Choosing & Fitting Your Footwear

New footwear may feel a little stiff at first, but it should still be comfortable. Footwear can adjust to your ...
How To Fill A Pack

How To Fill A Pack

When embarking on a hike or travel, never underestimate the importance of pack organisation. It can affect your centre of ...
Caring For Your Sleeping Bag

Caring For Your Sleeping Bag

With proper care of your sleeping bag you can improve the life of your bag and the warmth in colder ...
Choosing A Pack

Choosing A Pack

Apart from looking good, every backpack is designed for a purpose. Different designs and sizes suit different activities. At Mountain ...
Choosing A Sleeping Bag

Choosing A Sleeping Bag

No matter how you've spent your day outdoors, with the right sleeping bag you can recover at night. The standard ...
Choosing A Tent

Choosing A Tent

Your perfect tent provides you with the right weather protection and space at a low weight. This leads you to ...
How To Care For Your Pack

How To Care For Your Pack

Cleaning your pack is probably the last thing you'll think about doing after a long trip, you'll empty your pack ...
Grivel G10 New-Classic Crampon

Grivel G10 New-Classic Crampon

Field Test - Grivel G10 New-Classic Crampon Hiking becomes much more challenging during the winter months when the trails are ...
Grivel G1 Plus Ice Axe

Grivel G1 Plus Ice Axe

Field Test - Grivel G1 Plus Ice Axe It goes without saying that the milder weather is a lot more ...
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Osprey Aether AG™ 70

Field Test - Osprey Aether AG™ 70 When I embarked on my first overnight hike, quite a few years ago, ...
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Down vs Synthetic Sleeping Bags

We are often asked the benefits of down filled vs synthetic sleeping bags. Both types have advantages and disadvantages but ...
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5 Ways to Lighten the Load

Are you new to overnight or multi-day hiking or an experienced adventurer who is looking at grabbing some new gear ...
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Packing Light: Our Guide to Minimalist Camping

Lightweight camping involves taking only what you need rather than everything you want, and allows for quicker and more comfortable ...
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Get the Right Daypack & Get Out There

With so many brands and styles, choosing the right daypack can get a little confusing. Taking a few minutes to ...
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How to Load your Pack

A well packed backpack can be the difference between pleasure and pain when you’re out in the wilderness. It is ...
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Jetboil Flash Java Kit

Field Test – Jetboil Flash Java Kit When I first started hiking all I was really interested in was day ...
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Helinox Chair Zero

Field Test – Helinox Chair Zero A few years ago I was leading a hike through the Lerderderg State Park in ...
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SNOWGUM Micro 600 Down Sleeping Bag

Field Test - SNOWGUM Micro 600 Down Sleeping Bag I remember with great excitement the first time I grabbed my ...
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Klymit Insulated Static V Lite

Field Test – Klymit Insulated Static V Lite Unless you are participating in the ultra-light movement and can be found ...
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Helinox FL135 Hiking Poles

Field Test – Helinox FL135 Hiking Poles Who would have guessed that there are hiking poles for every occasion? Aren’t ...
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Big Sky Chinook 2P 4 Season Tent

Field Test – Big Sky Chinook 2P 4 Season Tent When I first started hiking I spent the first twelve ...
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Sawyer Mini Water Filter

Field Test - Sawyer Mini Water Filter My recommendation is that everyone should own the Sawyer Mini water filter. Sawyer have ...
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Helinox TL Series Hiking Poles

Field Test - Helinox TL Series Hiking Poles I have owned at least five set of hiking poles over the ...
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Aarn Featherlite Freedom Pack

Field Test - Aarn Featherlite Freedom Pack A few years ago I came across my first Aarn pack whilst hiking in ...
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Helinox Ground Chair

Field Test - Helinox Ground Chair For two years or more I have been the proud owner of the Helinox Chair ...
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Use hiking poles

Use hiking poles, even on shorter hikes. None of the most experienced and hard-core hikers and backpackers I know ever ...