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Walking Boots

Salomon Evasion Mid GTX Boot | Review

Lightweight, mid-cut hiking boot is a typical Salomon blend of shoe-like comfort with some added protection for your ankles.

Salomon Evasion Mid GTX Boot | Review
Walking Boots

Meindl Bhutan MFS Boot | Review

The latest in a long line of iconic Meindl walking boots is a comfortable performer with impeccable build quality allied to memory foam padded comfort.

Meindl Bhutan MFS Boot | Review
Walking Boots

Zamberlan 1006 Vioz Plus GTX Boot | Review

The classic, solid, full-leather Vioz Plus is a traditional stiff-soled, mountain-walking boot that gives great underfoot support at the expense of weight.

Zamberlan 1006 Vioz Plus GTX Boot | Review
Walking Boots

Asolo Power Matic 200 GV Boot | Review

A seriously solid, well-made boot designed for full-on mountain walking and backpacking with big loads from the Italian boot specialist.

Asolo Power Matic 200 GV Boot | Review
Walking Boots

Anatom Q3 Braeriach Boot | Review

Scottish-developed, UK-friendly, mountain walking and backpacking boot, the Braeriach is supportive and sturdy, but still comfortable and great value too.

Anatom Q3 Braeriach Boot | Review
Walking Boots

Hanwag Tatra GTX Boot | Review

The Tatra GTX is a classic, high-ankled German-style, stiff-soled trekking and hiking boot with impeccable build quality.

Hanwag Tatra GTX Boot | Review
Walking Boots

Berghaus Fellmaster GTX Boot | Review

The label says Berghaus, but essentially this is the classic wide and comfortable Brasher hill-walking boot reincarnated.

Berghaus Fellmaster GTX Boot | Review
Walking Boots

La Sportiva Trango TRK GTX | Review

La Sportiva's Trango TRK has distinctive climbing-style looks, but is a super comfortable, high tech, lightweight hiking boot.

La Sportiva Trango TRK GTX | Review
Walking Boots

Scarpa Marmolada Trek Boot | Review

Scarpa's brilliant alpine-styled all-round Marmolada Trek mountain lightweight scores bonus points for its OutDry lining and blend of comfort and support.

Scarpa Marmolada Trek Boot | Review
News

Altberg Launches Range Of Walking Shoes

Yorkshire boot-making specialist Altberg has announced its first ever range of four walking shoes using technology honed over 27 years of cobbling.

Altberg Launches Range Of Walking Shoes
Walking Boots

KEEN Aphlex Waterproof Boot | Review

Distinctive looks from the plasticky reinforced uppers, but KEEN's Aphlex is is a comfortable, cushioned, waterproof, lightweight hiking boot.

KEEN Aphlex Waterproof Boot | Review
Walking Boots

AKU SUPERALP GTX Boot | Review

AKU's SUPERALP mixes neat alpine styling with plenty of underfoot stiffness, but excellent all-round comfort at a decent weight.

AKU SUPERALP GTX Boot | Review
Walking Boots

Arc'teryx Bora2 Mid GTX Boot | Review

Unusual technology and distinctive looks, but don't be taken in, the Bora2 is an excellent lightweight hiker.

Arc'teryx Bora2 Mid GTX Boot | Review
Walking Boots

Salomon X ALP MTN GTX | Review

Salomon's lightweight X ALP MTN mountain boot is a genius mix of scrambling-friendly edging prowess and comfortable walking flex.

Salomon X ALP MTN GTX | Review
News

Meet Mountain Equipment's 'Doctor Down' and his mission to make down sleeping bags great again for 2017 with a completely new range of bags.

British brand aims to make the sleeping bag great again with a completely reimagined, overhauled range for spring 2017

Mountain Equipment's Down Sleeping Bag Revolution
News

Altberg Launches New Boots For Wider Feet

Two new boots from Yorkshire specialist Altberg are engineered from the sole up to suit those with wider than average feet.

Altberg Launches New Boots For Wider Feet
Walking Equipment and Accessories

Ultimate Performance 'Performance' Head Torch | Review

It's not super bright or ostentatiously clever, but UP's emergency-friendly Performance Headtorch is decently light and very compact.

Ultimate Performance 'Performance' Head Torch | Review
News

Top Climber Neil Gresham Links up With Osprey | Video

One of Britain's best all-rounder climbers and climbing coaches, Neil Gresham, is set to work with top pack brand Osprey.

Top Climber Neil Gresham Links up With Osprey | Video
News

Keswick Festival Speaker Programme Line-Up Revealed

Headline speakers at this year's Keswick Festival event include ultra-runners Nicky Spinks and Jasmin Paris and climbers Sir Chris Bonington and Alan Hinkes.

Keswick Festival Speaker Programme Line-Up Revealed
Waterproof Jackets

Mammut Kento Jacket | First Look

The Kento is a trim-fitting, neatly designed walking shell from the Swiss alpine specialist that defies the 2.5-layer fabric norms.

Mammut Kento Jacket | First Look
Walking Equipment and Accessories

Edelrid Novalite Headtorch | Review

Edlerid's Novalite lightweight headtorch is powered by a single AA battery and mixes spot and wider beams for surprisingly useful light output.

Edelrid Novalite Headtorch | Review
Walking Equipment and Accessories

LED Lenser SEO 7R Headtorch | Review

German lighting specialist LED Lenser's SEO 7R is a good choice for moderate to medium trail running use with some added quirkiness thrown in.

LED Lenser SEO 7R Headtorch | Review
Walking Equipment and Accessories

Suprabeam V4pro Rechargeable Headtorch | Review

High-powered Danish Suprabeam V4pro has loads of good points, but we found light mode selection tricky and switch placement frustrating.

Suprabeam V4pro Rechargeable Headtorch | Review
Walking Equipment and Accessories

Petzl Nao+ Headtorch | Review

The new Nao+ ups the lumen count for 2017 and adds smartphone programmability to the best running headtorch out there.

Petzl Nao+ Headtorch | Review
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