Waterproof Jacket Guide | How To Choose A Waterproof Jacket For This Years Hiking Season

Waterproof Jacket Guide | How To Choose A Waterproof Jacket For This Years Hiking Season

Buying a great waterproof jacket this year is not as easy as you might think.  The problem with buying a waterproof jacket is getting the balance correct between the right amount of waterproofness with the right amount of breathability.   In an idea world, you would simply buy a plastic jacket that offers 100% waterproofness.  The problem with this, especially for … Read More

How to Choose Hiking Socks to Stop Your Feet Getting Blistered

A good pair of hiking socks can regulate temperature, absorb shock, prevent blisters, and improve circulation. On a long hike they can be the difference between finishing and giving up.Types of MaterialHiking socks are generally made from 5 types of materials; silk, Merino Wool, wool, cotton and IsoCool.Merino Wool Made from natural fibres, Merino Wool socks are warm, breathable and … Read More

Great Snacks For Hiking - Dehydrated Fruit

Great Snacks For Hiking – Dehydrated Fruit

Dehydrating fruit has been going on for centuries. Before people had dehydrators, they preserved their fruit by drying it out on the sun. Who doesn’t like sun dried tomatoes in olive oil for example? Some cultures even wrapped their food in leaves and buried it under the hot sand. If you preserved enough, it could keep you going through a … Read More

How to Wash A Sleeping Bag / Expert Advice

How to Wash A Sleeping Bag / Expert Advice

On average, we probably wash our sleeping bags once every three months, but it really depends how much they’ve been used and more importantly, in what conditions they have been used in. Most of the time sleeping bags will just need a spot wash where you simply take a sponge to your sleeping bag rubbing the dirty area, however if … Read More

This is The Only Way To Stop Condensation In Your Tent

This is The Only Way To Stop Condensation In Your Tent

It’s difficult enough to have a good night’s sleep in a tent, but it’s even worse when you wake up in a tent lying in a pool of water. You can feel like you’ve hardly slept at all. Hardly the preparation needed for a long hike. The good news, however, is that your tent doesn’t have leak. It is most … Read More