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Blackyak Pali GTX Pro 3L Women's Jacket | Review

Sophie Nicholson gives her verdict on this technical waterproof shell for mountaineering following some winter testing in the Scottish Highlands

Hiking Hacks | Nifty Tricks To Try On The Trail

Quick, easy and cheap! Alyn Wallace details some of the simple but effective gear hacks he uses when he's out hiking and camping

Advice For Camping In The Rain | How To Stay Dry

Our columnist Will Copestake has picked up a thing or two over the years when it comes to camping in the rain... and staying sane.

Komoot | The New App That Makes Route Planning Incredibly Simple

This new app by outdoor enthusiasts for outdoor enthusiasts could change the way you plan your adventures

London To North Wales For a Weekend Of Hiking | Route

Will from OutdoorsMagic experiences an epic weekend escape from the city, jumping on the train from London to hike, camp and hike some more in search of one of Wales's best viewpoints

The Finest Running Trails In The UK | Top 6

According to the woman who ran an entire lap of the UK coast

Isle of Skye Hiking | The Best Places to Walk and Explore

Mountain guide and outdoors writer, Alex Kendall, on the finest parts of Skye – high and low – to explore on a first-time visit.

Top 8 | Best Duffel Bags Reviewed 2018

We've tested out eight of the latest duffel bags this season. Click 'Full Review' for more details on each product...

Exploring the Remote Cambrian Way | The Editor's Column

Crossing the 'Welsh Desert', dodging storms in toilets, and finding perfect isolation on one of Britain's most gruelling walks

Best Camping Stoves 2018 | Top 7

We've cooked up a list of the best gas camping stoves to carry in your pack on any trail-based adventures

9 Best Adventure Movies On Netflix in 2018

If you're going to sit down for an evening of Netflix, don't just go back to chipping away at all 10 seasons of Friends. Try some of these adventure films and docs instead...

Hill Walking Vs Hill Running | Jonny Muir on Why He Prefers Pace

"To go to the hills by any means is prose. But to run among them? This is poetry..."

Entries Open for the OutdoorsMagic Trail Race

Like running on trails? Like camping and good vibes? If the answer is yes on both counts then we've got the perfect weekend for you...

Outdoor Gear Releases of 2018 Revealed at ISPO | New Gear

We made our annual pilgrimage to Munich where it's a week of gear halls in the day and beer halls in the night

Land Rover Explore Outdoor Phone Review | First Look

We got a chance to have a sneak peek of the new Land Rover smartphone. Here's what we thought...

Turning a Hatchback Car into A Mini Camper | How-To

We spotted Anna Blackwell's brilliant attempt at converting her car into a campervan on Instagram and we immediately had a number of questions for her... the main one being, did it actually work?

Photographing a Tent at Night | Expert Advice

Alyn Wallace is a photographer from South Wales who's been breaking new ground in astro photography over the last few years (just check out his Instagram page). He's kindly shared some of his secrets with OutdoorsMagic, explaining how he gets that perfect shot of an illuminated tent at night

How to Make 2018 Your Most Adventurous Year Yet

We asked 14 adventurers about their plans for the year ahead

10 Epic Trail Races and Outdoor Events in 2018

We're spoilt for choice when it comes to trail running races and mountain festivals this year. Just how big do you want to make 2018?