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  • JLW on the Road: San Pedro de Atacama

    25 May 2017

    Fresh from her epic adventures in South East Asia, outdoor hero JLW on the Road is trekking the length of Chile, and charting her highlights here. Currently she’s up in the North checking out San Pedro de Atacama. Read more...


    29 March 2017

    “March winds and April showers bring forth May flowers.” More than just a poetic proverb, after a fairly breezy March can we expect to see wetter weather this month, and will that bring a bright and colourful May? The short answer is yes. At length, yes, we can expect to see wetter weather this month, Read more...

  • Best Accessory 2017

    16 March 2017

    Thank you to everyone who voted for us in the UK Outdoor Industry Awards, we’re very excited to announce that our Mountain Pod group shelters have won! So, we asked designer Ed Cooper to tell us a little more about the process and technical excellence behind 2017’s Best Outdoor Accessory. After ten months, two shows, Read more...

  • Spring is here! What a releaf!

    1 March 2017

    Wake up, hear the birds singing in the trees, and pack away those winter clothes – at long last Spring has sprung! Read more...

  • Daylights Savings Time

    31 October 2016

    Yesterday, the country woke up to the twice annual confusion of what time it really was, and the utter distrust of our usually so reliable electronic equipment. Shady eyes were thrown towards our phones and computer screens as we questioned whether that was in fact the right time – 10:00 am, surely not! Quickly followed Read more...

  • Yukon call on me.

    20 July 2016

    Part 2 of Tony’s epic paddleboard adventure down the Yukon River. Read more...

  • Yukon do it!

    18 July 2016

    Billed as the longest adventure race in the world, the Yukon River Quest is 715kms of hard fought endurance racing for canoes and kayakers. This year, for the first time, stand-up paddleboarders were invited to enter, and our newest outdoor hero – Tony Bain – accepted the challenge. Read more...

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