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Neat lightweight belt with twin insulated bottles and small but handy storage pouch that's particularly handy on warmer trail running outings.

‘Limited carrying capacity, but the insulated bottles are a neat way of staying hydrated on short to medium-length runs’ Trail Mix Plus Hydration Belt PRICE: £46 WEIGHT: 291g CAPACITY: 0.5L USE FOR: trail running, road...

Nathan Trail Mix Plus Hydration Belt |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
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
Walking Boots

Affordable Walking Boots | 6 of the Best Under £100

We take a look at some of the best cheap waking boots on the market to save you some cash.

Affordable Walking Boots | 6 of the Best Under £100
Waterproof Jackets

Berghaus Vapour Light Hyper Smock 2.0 | Review

At just 76 grammes, the second generation Hyper Smock is the world's lightest waterproof shell jacket and an ideal emergency piece for runners and adventure...

Berghaus Vapour Light Hyper Smock 2.0 | Review
Waterproof Jackets

6 of the Best Waterproof Smocks 2016 / 2017

Selection of the top waterproof smocks for all those who need to stay dry during high-octane outdoor activities.

6 of the Best Waterproof Smocks 2016 / 2017
Waterproof Jackets

6 of the Best Gore-Tex Alternatives 2016/17

We take a look at six waterproof jackets that use fabrics other than Gore-Tex.

6 of the Best Gore-Tex Alternatives 2016/17
Reviews

Alpkit Filoment Jacket | Review

New 2016 version of Alpkit's lightweight duck down jacket is warmer and better fitting than its predecessor making it a great packable insulation option particularly...

Alpkit Filoment Jacket | Review
Reviews

Rab Nebula Jacket | First Look

Bright new Rab jacket uses fill that's claimed to perform like 600 fill power down, but with synthetic resilience and damp resistance.

Rab Nebula Jacket | First Look
Reviews

Alpkit Filoment Vest | First Look

Lightweight down-filled vest from online outdoors specialist does affordable without being nasty.

Alpkit Filoment Vest | First Look
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
Softshell Jackets

Alpkit Arro Wind Shell | Review

Functional and reasonably lightweight windproof jacket that packs down to the size of an orange and at a bargain price too.

Alpkit Arro Wind Shell | Review
Softshell Jackets

Arc'teryx Incendo Hoody | Review

Lightweight trail-running windproof from the Canadian design perfectionists mixes good protection with enough ventilation to keep comfort levels high.

Arc'teryx Incendo Hoody | 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 Trousers

Patagonia Nine Trails Shorts | Review

Comfortable, longer-cut running shorts complete with a long-legged 'boxer brief liner' to minimise chafing are the opposite of 'racy'.

Patagonia Nine Trails Shorts | Review
Walking Boots

Affordable Walking Boots | 6 of the Best Under £100

We take a look at some of the best cheap waking boots on the market to save you some cash.

Affordable Walking Boots | 6 of the Best Under £100
Walking Boots

6 of the Best Leather Walking Boots 2016/2017

Thinking about getting yourself a pair of leather walking boots? Here's our guide to some of the best ones around.

6 of the Best Leather Walking Boots 2016/2017
Walking Boots

Arc'teryx Acrux AR Boot | Review

We take a closer look at the revolutionary new lightweight double mountaineering boot from the Canadian product engineers.

Arc'teryx Acrux AR Boot | Review
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

Neat lightweight belt with twin insulated bottles and small but handy storage pouch that's particularly handy on warmer trail running outings.

‘Limited carrying capacity, but the insulated bottles are a neat way of staying hydrated on short to medium-length runs’ Trail Mix Plus Hydration Belt PRICE: £46 WEIGHT: 291g CAPACITY: 0.5L USE FOR: trail running, road...

Nathan Trail Mix Plus Hydration Belt |Review
Reviews

Lowe Alpine Lightflite 5 | Review

Simple but effective mid-capacity, bum-bag gives comfortable carrying capability for running and biking without covering your back or interfering with movement.

Lowe Alpine Lightflite 5 | Review
Reviews

Arc'teryx Carrier Duffle 50 | Review

Light, minimalist, surprisingly tough and water resistant too - Canadian precision engineering meets the outdoors duffle...

Arc'teryx Carrier Duffle 50 | 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

Oakley Radarlock Path Sunglasses | Review

Top quality, great-fitting, action sports eye protection with an ingenious quick lens swap system and a choice of activity-specific lenses designed to improve vision for...

Oakley Radarlock Path Sunglasses | Review
Walking Equipment and Accessories

Suuto Traverse GPS Watch | Review

Suunto's first outdoor-specific watch does most of what you need in a well-engineered, weather-proof package and leaves your hands free to do important stuff, like...

Suuto Traverse GPS Watch | Review
Walking Equipment and Accessories

Suunto Spartan Ultra GPS Watch | First Look

We take a first look at Suunto's new outdoor multisport GPS watch, packed full of updated features.

Suunto Spartan Ultra GPS Watch | First Look
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