James Forrest, Author at Outdoors Magic

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James Forrest

Recent Articles By James

Waterproof Jackets

Field Testing Helly Hansen's Search & Rescue-Approved New Range

The Helly Hansen Odin 9 Worlds Jacket and Odin Stretch Hooded Insulator get put to the sword within the Arctic Circle

Helly Hansen Odin Jacket Collection | Field Test

Best Solo Tents For Backpacking 2019 | Top 6

Our test team's pick of the top 6 solo tents for backpacking in 2019

Best Solo Tents For Backpacking 2019 | Top 6
Walking Equipment and Accessories

Top 6 | Best Bivvy Bags For 2019

Simple and lightweight, bivvy bags are a popular alternative to tents for a night of wild camping under the stars

Best Bivvy Bags For 2019 | Top 6

Top 6 | Best Lightweight Backpacking Quilts

Favoured by thru-hikers and ultra-light backpackers, quilts are a popular alternative to traditional sleeping bags. Here’s 6 of the best options out there.

Best Lightweight Backpacking Quilts | Top 6
Group Tests and Best Buys

On Test | 16 Energy Snacks For Fuelling Big Days In The Hills

James Forrest takes a look at some of the most efficient (and tasty) options out there

The Best Energy Bars To Fuel Hiking And Running | Top 16
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