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Walking Boots

Danner Trail 2650 Mid Walking Boots | Review

Can this mid cut boot-cum-shoe from Seattle-based brand cut it within the wet and wild landscapes of the UK?

Danner Trail 2650 Mid Walking Boots | Review
Waterproof Jackets

Montane Ajax Jacket | Review

Our verdict on Montane's self-proclaimed "versatile and tough" mountain shell

Montane Ajax Jacket | Review
Editor's Column

Filson Rugged Twill Ranger Backpack | Review

OM Editor Will Renwick's video verdict on Filson's hardy canvas backpack

Filson Rugged Twill Ranger Backpack | Review
Mid and Base Layers

Our Editor's Favourite Hiking T-Shirt | Long-Term Review

"I would happily wear this every day if society wasn’t so judgemental about that kind of thing..."

Smartwool Merino Sport 150 | Long-term Review
Waterproof Jackets

Montane Ajax Jacket | Review

Our verdict on Montane's self-proclaimed "versatile and tough" mountain shell

Montane Ajax Jacket | Review
Waterproof Jackets

How Polartec NeoShell Changed Waterproof Technology

Michael Cattanach, Global Product Director for Polartec, on the science behind the brand's ‘high airflow’ waterproof membrane

How Polartec NeoShell Changed Waterproof Technology
Waterproof Jackets

Cortazu Mountain Shell Jacket | Review

A super tough, super breathable three-layer jacket from a new brand from Holland

Cortazu Mountain Shell Jacket | Review
Down and Insulated Jackets

Top 7 | Best Women's Down Jackets in 2019

The latest and greatest down jackets go head to head

Best Down Jackets For Women 2019 | Top 7
Down and Insulated Jackets

Mammut Whitehorn IN Jacket | Review

Mammut’s new reversible down jacket boasts eco-friendly construction from the inside out – or should that be from the outside in?

Mammut Whitehorn IN Jacket | Review
Down and Insulated Jackets

Jack Wolfskin Pack & Go Vest | Review

Clean and green - contemporary design and eco-friendly construction make this vest stand out from the rest

Jack Wolfskin Pack & Go Vest | Review
Softshell Jackets

Fjällräven Vidda Pro Ventilated Trousers & Jacket | Will's World

A new jacket and an update to the Swedish brand's popular trousers

Fjällräven Vidda Pro Ventilated Trousers & Jacket | Review
Softshell Jackets

Devold Trollkyrkja Jacket | Review

Fresh from Norwegian brand Devold, this new wool softshell jacket is a merino marvel

Devold Trollkyrkja Jacket | Review
Softshell Jackets

Cotopaxi Teca Full-Zip Windbreaker | Review

This simple yet effective windbreaker puts the fun into functional

Cotopaxi Teca Full-Zip Windbreaker | Review
Walking Trousers

Sasta Kaarna Trousers | Review

Silent, lightweight and waterproof; the trouser for the off-grid adventure

Sasta Kaarna Trousers | Review
Walking Trousers

Top 10 | Best Walking Trousers Reviewed 2019

10 of our favourite options available on the market in 2019

Best Walking Trousers Reviewed 2019 | Top 10
Walking Trousers

CimAlp Explore H Pants | Review

CimAlp have created a technical mountain pant that's able to stand up to constant abuse from rocks – and is decent value to boot

CimAlp Explore H Pants | Review
Walking Boots

Danner Trail 2650 Mid Walking Boots | Review

Can this mid cut boot-cum-shoe from Seattle-based brand cut it within the wet and wild landscapes of the UK?

Danner Trail 2650 Mid Walking Boots | Review
Walking Boots

Top 10 | Best Women's Walking Boots 2019

Our pick of the best women's walking boots out there for three-season hiking. With options from Merrell, Keen, Hanwag and more

Best Women’s Walking Boots 2019 | Top 10
Walking Boots

Top 10 | Best Value Hiking Boots Reviewed 2019

And why a good pair can help you eat up those miles...

Best Value Hiking Boots 2019 | Top 10
Walking Boots

Danner Trail 2650 Mid Walking Boots | Review

Can this mid cut boot-cum-shoe from Seattle-based brand cut it within the wet and wild landscapes of the UK?

Danner Trail 2650 Mid Walking Boots | Review
Trail and Scramble Shoes

Nike Zoom Pegasus 35 Trail | Review

The classic shoe transformed into a trail runner

Nike Zoom Pegasus 35 Trail | Review
Trail and Scramble Shoes

Top 6 | Best Approach Shoes Reviewed 2019

Fusing the best characteristics of hiking shoes and climbing shoes, approach shoes are a versatile addition to your outdoor kit locker

Best Approach Shoes 2019 | Top 6
Editor's Column

Filson Rugged Twill Ranger Backpack | Review

OM Editor Will Renwick's video verdict on Filson's hardy canvas backpack

Filson Rugged Twill Ranger Backpack | Review
Reviews

Osprey Archeon 45 Pack | Review

It’s good-looking, hard-working and cares about the planet – if it wasn’t a pack, it would be the perfect wingman

Osprey Archeon 45 Pack | Review
Reviews

Vaude Wolfegg Backpack | Review

A stylish and eco-friendly backpack for urban commuters. And just wait until you find out what it’s made of…

Vaude Wolfegg Backpack | Review
Mid and Base Layers

Our Editor's Favourite Hiking T-Shirt | Long-Term Review

"I would happily wear this every day if society wasn’t so judgemental about that kind of thing..."

Smartwool Merino Sport 150 | Long-term Review
Mid and Base Layers

Patagonia Recycled Better Sweater | Review

A classic ‘grab and go’ layer, Patagonia’s Better Sweater just got greener

Patagonia Recycled Better Sweater | Review
Mid and Base Layers

Craghoppers Ashfield Half-Zip Fleece | Review

A late 80s, early 90s, throwback-style fleece that’s ideal for cold evenings at camp

Craghoppers Ashfield Half-Zip Fleece | Review
Sleeping Bags

Mountain Hardwear Lamina Eco AF -9C | Review

A synthetic winter sleeping bag that the manufacturer claims is ‘Eco AF’ – but does it stand up to that bold claim?

Mountain Hardwear Lamina Eco AF -9C Sleeping Bag | Review
Sleeping Bags

Vaude Rotstein 450 DWN Sleeping Bag | Review

The packable Rotstein 450 Down offers a very nice blend of roominess, warmth, useful details and a light weight

Vaude Rotstein 450 DWN Sleeping Bag | Review
Sleeping Bags

Rab Alpine Pro 600 Sleeping Bag | Review

Rab create a lightweight, yet weatherproof sleeping bag that is suitable for all year mountain use

Rab Alpine Pro 600 Sleeping Bag | Review
Tents

Top 12 | Best Two Person Tents For Hiking 2019

There's nothing better than sharing some quality mountain time with a friend, here's our selection of the best two person tents for hiking

Best Two Person Tents For Hiking 2019 | Top 12
Tents

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
Tents

Force Ten Arête 2 Tent | Review

A high-spec offering from a brand with some proper tent making heritage

Force Ten Arête 2 Tent | Review
Walking Equipment and Accessories

Top 10 | Best Hiking Socks Reviewed 2019

A great pair of hiking socks that will last the distance means more comfortable walking on the trail. Here's our pick of the best hiking...

Best Hiking Socks 2019 | Top 10
Walking Equipment and Accessories

Storm Eco Wash and Proof | Review

Revitalise your kit without damaging the planet with Storm’s Eco wash and proofer

Storm Eco Wash and Proof | Review
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