A long way from the cold and miserable British winter, yet considerably closer and more economical than its Southern Hemisphere alternatives, Morocco is the perfect destination for the hibernating surfer. … Read more
Since their formation in 1996, Skins have fronted the development of compression sports products. Now market leaders in this field, Skins set themselves apart from other undergarment competitors with their … Read more
Five years ago, there were a number of superficial reasons to purchase the Giro Atmos. As the brand’s top offering, it represented the protection of choice for a number of Pro … Read more
Located midway along the Croatian Dalmatian coast, is the Šibenik archipelago, a collection of 40 islands strung out for your exploration during the 7 days of swimming. Nearby are the reefs of the Kornati National Park that provide excellent opportunities to explore some of the best waters for swim trekking in the Mediterranean.
The Smartwool PhD light sock is manufactured from Merino wool and utilizes SmartWool’s 4-Degree Fit System, which puts more cushioning where it’s needed for skiing and ski mountaineering. While any pair of socks will wear out in time, Smartwool have managed an ethical portfolio to defend that fresh pair feel.
The Norrona Narvik shell pant is a versatile piece of ski outerwear. It has a 3-layer Gore-Tex construction with reinforced inner leg panels to prevent sharp edges tearing the fabric. These features, … Read more
Jack Richards review the Gore Oxygen II Jacket, suggesting that the Gore Oxygen IV might be the only way to improve this great piece of cycling gear.
The Glenuig Inn is situated alongside a small sea inlet, 23 miles south of Mallaig on a wild and beautiful stretch of Scotland’s western coastline. Contained within the Sound of … Read more
Biosafe Solutions is a Scottish business which supplies alternative, non-toxic cleaning products. The company provide an environmentally safe solution that functions in the same way as a conventional cleaning product, … Read more
Type of Trip: Walking/Hiking Duration: 8 days Price: from £895 Departure Dates: For 2011: 11th June¬¬—18th June, 2nd July—9th July, 23rd July—30th July & 13th August—20th August. Ability: Previous hill-walking … Read more
Type of Trip: Sailing & Walking Duration: 10 days Price: £1350 Departure Dates: For 2011: between 23rd April – 30th September (provisional dates) Ability: No previous sailing experience is necessary … Read more
Type of Trip: White-water rafting Duration: 3 days Price: from £150 Departure Dates: For 2011: from February-March, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday Ability: No previous experience required, children welcome Start … Read more
Type of Trip: Kayaking Duration: 11 days Price: £995 Departure Dates: For 2011: May 12th-May 22nd Ability: No previous experience is required Start Point: Marrakech airport Finish Point: Marrakech Operated by: Water By Nature … Read more
Type of Trip: Hill Walking Duration: 7 nights Price: £499 Departure Dates: For 2011: between 1st April and 21st October Ability: No technical knowledge is required but a basic level … Read more
In late November I headed out with Olly Worsley and Will Ross to the Scottish Highlands to do some winter walking. We caught the 0821 train from Glasgow on Friday morning, … Read more
Type of Trip: Sea Kayaking Duration: 7 days Price: £995 Departure Dates for 2011: 22nd May-28th May, 17th July-23rd July, 18th September-24th September Ability: Some previous experience is recommended as … Read more
Type of Trip: Winter Walking Duration: 5 days Price: £535 Departure Dates: For 2011: 16th February-2oth February, 16th March-20th March. Ability: No prior technical experience is required, however a decent … Read more
First of all, the basics: the Edge 500 is the successor to the Edge 305, though could perhaps be best seen as a stripped-down, smaller, lighter version of the 705. It really is a remarkable package: light and compact, yet offering 41 options to choose from displayed on up to eight customisable fields per ‘page’, of which there are three available for full customisation.The main point of departure is the lack of GPS mapping; though for me this was of little importance and if this is something you consider essential then you are well-catered for by the new, touch-screen successor to the 705, the Edge 800.
When planning a trek in the Børgefjell National Park, the main criteria was to get reliable and lightweight gear that could cope with the wild weather that the park gets … Read more
The Platypus Insulator provides a simple remedy by using the trusted Big Zip SL Reservoir by adding an outer layer to help limit the rate of cooling and heating of water. The unit is reinforced by a Cordura exterior sheath to ensure the durability of the the soft insulation.