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The Best Down Jackets for Women (Plus 3 Superb Synthetic Options)

Is the winter cold finally getting to you? Get some down clothing into your life and you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it! A cosy down jacket …

Valentine’s Day Adventures: Unique Ideas for the Perfect Date

If, like us, you are always after an excuse for an adventure with your other half, then look no further. We have compiled a list of Valentine’s Day …

Inflatable Tents: 14 Superb Options for Quick and Easy Camping

Inflatable tents are by no means a new concept as an alternative camping tent, and in recent years, the vast improvements in the designs and …

How to Make Cowboy Coffee That Actually Tastes Amazing!

It’s 9.26am and you’ve just spent hours driving out into the middle of nowhere after a pre-dawn departure from home. You’ve taken more time than is …

Review: Big Agnes Women’s Shovelhead Hooded Jacket

An exceptionally good value, super technical mid-weight down jacket that is bursting with great design features and cosy warmth.<p>Finally, a highly …

10 Best Hiking Boots for Women in 2018

Learn what to look for when choosing from this top class selection of the best hiking boots for women<p>Walking boots are certainly made for walking and …

Backpacking

Review: Goal Zero Lighthouse 400 Lantern

A super bright, lightweight, rechargeable camping lantern that can power your devices too!<p>Light up your camping life with the mega bright yet ambient …

Hammock Camping: The Ultimate Guide

• If you’re thinking about jumping into the world of hammock camping but are not sure where to start, this guide is for you.<br>• If you already own a …

How-To's

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Thank you for your interest in UGQ Outdoor LLC where we make some of the best outdoor gear available.<p>We have moved to the following address, please …

Cuben Fiber Hammock Tarps

Dyneema Composite Fabric Hammock Tarps<p>Features:<p>These tarps are designed specifically for your hammock. Three sizes are available below.<br>• Constructed …

Hammock Tents Will Have You Sleeping In The Heavens

If you love sleeping under the stars but hate the discomfort of traditional tents, we have two words that will change the way you do the outdoors: Hammock. Tents.<p>Imagine falling asleep suspended over the rugged earth and <i>not</i> directly on it. Yep. Champion levels of outdoor relaxation …

Camping

Hammock Camping Part III: Helpful tips and resources for a virgin hammock camper

By onDecember 10, 2012 in Shelters 24<p>Tags: Guest Post<p><i>Short-term, low-risk outings are ideal for discovering the optimal applications for and extreme</i> …

Stingray Tents

If you’ve always wanted your camping experience to be more elevated, the new Stingray Tent, built by UK company Tenstile and distributed in San …

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The Ultralight Hummingbird Hammock (7oz)

The Hummingbird single person hammock weighs just 7oz, is rated to hold 275 pounds, and is made in USA by an FAA certified parachute rigger.<p>I’ve been …

Life of a Mountain: Blencathra exhibition at Keswick Museum | The Great Outdoors

2nd September 2017<p><b>Keswick Museum and award-winning film-maker Terry Abraham present an exhibition exploring ‘the people’s mountain’</b><p>From 20 May 2017 – …

5 Surprising Ways that Yoga Benefits Trail Running

After having advocated through teaching and writing about the benefits of yoga for runners for many years, it now seems that finally there is a much …

Review: Platypus Tokul XC 5 Hydration Backpack

A highly user-friendly and simple hydration backpack with enough features and storage for big rides out in the wild or short, sharp off-road missions.<p>…

10 Best Camping Coolers in 2018

Camping coolers are one of the most versatile pieces of outdoor gear. Whether storing meals for a week-long car camping trip or just keeping drinks …

63 Useful Rock Climbing Terms Every Climber Should Know

When I first started climbing I was so engrossed by the intensity of the sport that I failed to even notice all the technical lingo and rock climbing …

The Ultimate Backpacking Coffee Setup You Need to Know About

Let’s be clear from the get go: this article is for those who love coffee. And I mean really love coffee. Love it so much that even considering going …

The 10 Best Climbing Harnesses in 2018

Choosing a climbing harness used to be a matter of plumping for the lesser of two, maybe three, crotch and hip-nipping evils. Many of the earliest …

Climbing

Yoga for Surfers: 4 Essential Poses

Practising yoga is an excellent compliment to so many sports and physical activities. Any sportsman or woman can benefit from the physical aspects of …

The 10 Best Daypacks for Hiking in 2018

A great daypack for hiking should be comfortable, easy to use, durable and have enough space to carry everything you need. Simple right? Well, not …

13 Types of Backpacks For Every Kind of Adventure

Having something to carry your stuff in is an essential need for almost every human being on this planet. From the most basic items like food and …

Review: MSR PocketRocket 2 Stove

MSR PocketRocket 2 review<p>This brand new version of the already excellent Classic PocketRocket by MSR has really reached new heights in both its …

The 11 Best Thermoses and Insulated Bottles in 2018

When we’re out on a long trek or camping overnight, the absence of some of our dearest ‘home comforts’ can make things pretty trying. Sadly, hauling …

4 Multi Room Tents For Group Camping Luxury

Multi room tents really are the pinnacle of camping luxury. For hardened campers it’s easy to scoff at the vastness and sheer volume of these …

Review: Helikon-Tex Outdoor Tactical Pants

Rugged, robust and highly versatile. Snug fitting tactical pants that step up to the demands of hiking, camping and general outdoor use.<p>Based on the …

The 12 Best Hiking Socks in 2018

How often do you think about your socks? If you’re like most people, you probably only notice your socks when one half of a pair goes missing. Even …

Review: Primus Kamoto OpenFire Pit

Stylish, solid and portable, this foldable fire pit can be used as a BBQ as well as a safe place to build your fire with minimal impact on the ground.<p>…