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Osprey Talon 22 | Preview

Osprey's all-round lightweight Talon daypack range has a had makeover for 2017 with sleeker lines and a revised back system.

Osprey Talon 22 | Preview
Reviews

Mammut Rime Pro Hooded Jacket | Review

The Swiss brand's sleekly-cut, Primaloft-filled insulated jacket makes an excellent winter all-rounder for the slim at heart.

Mammut Rime Pro Hooded Jacket | Review
Walking Equipment and Accessories

Coleman Fyrestorm PCS Stove | First Look

Coleman's new backpacking stove is a sort of cross between a remote canister one and an integrated PCS system - interesting...

Coleman Fyrestorm PCS Stove | First Look
Walking Trousers

Meet the Fjällräven Keb Trouser, brilliant yellow legwear coming right at you from Sweden

Made from the Swedish brand's own G1000 fabrics, the Keb Trousers are a seriously Scandinavian take on mountain legwear.

Fjällräven Keb Trousers | Review
Waterproof Jackets

Waterproof Jackets | Buyers' Guide

All the information you need to help you choose the right waterproof jacket for walking, scrambling, climbing or mountaineering.

Waterproof Jackets | Buyers' Guide
Waterproof Jackets

VauDe Croz 3L Jacket | Review

Vaude's lightweight stretch-fabric, waterproof mountain jacket is a well-specced mixture of sustainability and year-round function.

VauDe Croz 3L Jacket | Review
Waterproof Jackets

Craghoppers Jerome Gore-Tex Jacket | Review

Shorter-cut, two-layer Gore-Tex hill-walking and trail jacket with contemporary styling and a hood that works decently.

Craghoppers Jerome Gore-Tex Jacket | Review
Reviews

Mammut Rime Pro Hooded Jacket | Review

The Swiss brand's sleekly-cut, Primaloft-filled insulated jacket makes an excellent winter all-rounder for the slim at heart.

Mammut Rime Pro Hooded Jacket | Review
Reviews

Alpkit Katabatic Jacket | Review

‘Alpkit’s new PrimaLoft Active jacket takes the traditional virtues of synthetic insulation and adds more comfort on the move in a neatly styled, nicely thought-out...

Alpkit Katabatic Jacket | Review
Reviews

Rab Electron Down Jacket | Review

A cracking medium weight, medium warmth down jacket with the added reassurance of Nikwax hydrophobic down and water-resistant fabric

Rab Electron Down Jacket | Review
Softshell Jackets

Rab Alpha Direct Jacket | First Look

Rab's new all-day, sort of 'softshell' is a brilliant mix of warmth, protection and breathability in a neatly cut, super versatile package. Brilliant!

Rab Alpha Direct Jacket | First Look
Softshell Jackets

Arc'teryx Women's Cita Hoody | Review

The Canadian mountain brand's women's trail running windproof has an ace, lightweight, Goldilocks balance of comfort and protection.

Arc'teryx Women's Cita Hoody | Review
Softshell Jackets

Patagonia Houdini Windproof Jacket | Review

Neat, hooded Houdini windproof jacket from Patagonia is ideal for trail-running use and packs down into its own pocket for compact stowage on the move.

Patagonia Houdini Windproof Jacket | Review
Walking Trousers

Meet the Fjällräven Keb Trouser, brilliant yellow legwear coming right at you from Sweden

Made from the Swedish brand's own G1000 fabrics, the Keb Trousers are a seriously Scandinavian take on mountain legwear.

Fjällräven Keb Trousers | Review
Walking Trousers

Alpkit Koulin Trail Tights | Review

Bargain-priced trail-running tights from Alpkit offer a whole lot of legwear for the outlay and even have handy stash pockets.

Alpkit Koulin Trail Tights | Review
Walking Trousers

Montane Trail 2SK Shorts | Review

Montane's trail-running shorts combine the advantages of Lycra and conventional designs in an ingenious 'twin skin' construction.

Montane Trail 2SK Shorts | Review
Walking Boots

KEEN Wanderer WP Boot | Review

Half-shoe, half-boot - the Wanderer is a brilliantly comfortable all-round walking mid.

KEEN Wanderer WP Boot | Review
Walking Boots

La Sportiva Mutant | Review

Confident, toothy. Mutant mountain running shoe is as good on wet rock as it is on softer ground with monster grip...

La Sportiva Mutant | Review
Walking Boots

Salomon Quest Prime GTX | Preview

Salomon's lightweight backpacking and hiking boot is a nice mix of support and lightness at a reasonable price.

Salomon Quest Prime GTX | Preview
Trail and Scramble Shoes

Salomon Wings Pro 2 Shoe | Review

Solid and dependable trail running shoe that's happiest on dry to medium terrain and can also double as supportive walking and hiking footwear.

Salomon Wings Pro 2 Shoe | Review
Trail and Scramble Shoes

Inov-8 Trail Talon 250 | Review

Inov-8's new lightweight trail-running shoe is a featherweight mix of grip and trail feel, but at the expense of some comfort.

Inov-8 Trail Talon 250 | Review
Trail and Scramble Shoes

Inov-8 Trail Talon 275 | Review

Beautifully natural feeling all-round lightweight trail-running shoe that makes you feel like a border collie on speed...

Inov-8 Trail Talon 275 | Review
Reviews

Osprey Talon 22 | Preview

Osprey's all-round lightweight Talon daypack range has a had makeover for 2017 with sleeker lines and a revised back system.

Osprey Talon 22 | Preview
Hiking Packs

8 of the Best Walking Backpacks for Women 2016/17

Finding a backpack that caters for women's needs can be a bit of a nightmare. But luckily, help is at hand! A selection of some...

8 of the Best Walking Backpacks for Women 2016/17
Reviews

Camelbak Octane LR Pack | Review

A hydration pack with a twist, the lumbar reservoir sits weight low down for better balance and load transfer.

Camelbak Octane LR Pack | Review
Reviews

Salomon 1/2 Zip Agile S/S Tee | Review

‘Super smart, contemporary looks are matched by decent functionality with Salomon’s half-zip neck design giving a venting edge over more basic, round-neck, tee-shirt designs.’ 1/2 Zip Agile...

Salomon 1/2 Zip Agile S/S Tee | Review
Reviews

Rab Aeon Tee | Review

High-wicking, fast-drying baselayer tee with excellent Polygiene anti-odour treatment, makes a faithful running and travel companion.

Rab Aeon Tee | Review
Reviews

Jöttnar Uller Yak Wool Base Layer | Review

One of the best winter baser layers we've used, desgined with a blend of Tibetan yak wool and polyester.

Jöttnar Uller Yak Wool Base Layer | Review
Sleeping Bags

Western Mountaineering HighLite Sleeping Bag | Review

US down specialist's HighLite is their ultra-lightweight sleeping bag aimed at adventure racers and mountain marathoners.

Western Mountaineering HighLite Sleeping Bag | Review
Sleeping Bags

Mountain Hardwear HyperLamina Spark Sleeping Bag | First Look

Zoned construction ups the ante for MHW's benchmark 'lightest and warmest synthetic bag on the market'.

Mountain Hardwear HyperLamina Spark Sleeping Bag | First Look
Sleeping Bags

Therm-a-Rest Mira Sleeping Bag | First Look

Ingenious women's-specific down sleeping bag and mat combo from Therm-a-Rest arrives.

Therm-a-Rest Mira Sleeping Bag | First Look
Tents

Vango Air Away Sapera Tent | First Look

Vango's inflatable AirBeam system makes an ideal basis for a spacious camper van awning.

Vango Air Away Sapera Tent | First Look
Tents

Rab Ridge Raider Bivi | Review

Minimalist, bottomless sleeping teamed with hooped one-person bivvy shelter gives a great balance of lightness and acceptable comfort.

Rab Ridge Raider Bivi | Review
Tents

Vango Velocity 300 | Review

We test out the new Vango Velocity 300 with its AirBeam technology in fierce Lakes conditions.

Vango Velocity 300 | Review
Walking Equipment and Accessories

Coleman Fyrestorm PCS Stove | First Look

Coleman's new backpacking stove is a sort of cross between a remote canister one and an integrated PCS system - interesting...

Coleman Fyrestorm PCS Stove | First Look
Walking Equipment and Accessories

MSR's New 2017 PocketRocket 2 Stove | First Look

We thought you might like an early look at the new for 2017, completely revised, MSR PocketRocket 2 ultra-lightweight stove which is on sale this...

MSR's New 2017 PocketRocket 2 Stove | First Look
Walking Equipment and Accessories

Small package, big punch from BD's new headtorch

Black Diamond's new compact headtorch packs a lot of punch into a tiny, USB-rechargeable package.

Black Diamond Iota Headtorch | Preview
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