In addition to rucksacks, tents and sleeping bags, hiking boots are another investment of time and money towards any good collection of kit. Buy the right pair and regularly maintain them, and they will last years. Listed below are some helpful instructions and tips to properly clean hiking boots and ensure they will last for walks to come.
Choosing the right sleeping bag for your trip is arguably one of the hardest decisions to make for any globetrotting journey. With so many different choices out there, and all the technical jargon used by the retailers, it easily turns your anticipation for the big trip into a headache. To help ease the strain of finding the right bag, take a look at some of the tips and explanations below.
Possessing more UNESCO heritage sites than any other country and the infamous Himalaya range, it is obvious why Nepal is such a popular destination for backpackers. However its combination of various altitudes and seasonal weather makes deciding what to pack almost as difficult as deciding what sites to visit! Listed below is a packing guide for one of the most popular times to visit Nepal, its dry season, between September and November.
Occasionally I contribute blog articles to Go! Girl Guides, a creator of travel guidebooks specifically tailored for women. One of the most frequently asked questions I received when I worked in outdoors stores was how to protect your luggage when travelling. Just follow the link below….
There was once a time when running was simply running. You bought standard trainers from the local shoe store in town, and then ran your daily route. However decades of scientific research and studies have produced a myriad of running shoes ranging from super-chunky high-tops to little more than strappy leather sandals. To help those new to running understand the mires of terminology out there, here is a quick guide to the three most popular types and shoe styles of running out there today.
In addition to rucksacks, tents and sleeping bags, hiking boots are another investment of time and money towards any good collection of kit. Buy the right pair and regularly maintain them, and they will last years. However, with the different fabric technologies and leathers available on the market in today’s boot collections, knowing the proper method for caring for hiking boots can be difficult to discern. Listed below are some helpful instructions and tips to properly care for your boots and ensure they will last for walks to come.
Gore-Tex is the reigning king of waterproofing in outdoors clothing, but comes in many forms. Here's a short guide to finding the right Gore-Tex membrane for any sport or activity.
When choosing the best rucksack for your trip, the sheer choice available can make choosing one a daunting decision. Should you go for one with wheels, or one that opens around the middle? Why is one rucksack more expensive than the other?
To help make the decision-making process easier, take a look at some of the following tips below:
Newbie hikers, here’s everything you need to find the right hiking boots that will leave you walking on cloud nine along the trails.
Bum bag: snug protector of all valuables while on-the-go, or thief magnet to travellers? In truth, the effectiveness of waist pouches can be difficult to measure, especially when considering how hideous they make any outfit look.