Posts Tagged Hiking Equipment

If you’re looking to buy some hiking or outdoor gear then start here and read these reviews.

How to have Better family walks with OS Maps

Better family hikes with OS Maps

We give the Ordnance Survey’s OS Maps system a try, and are really impressed. View our guide to using OS Maps.

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Waterproof family walking boots? Boots that grow with your child?

Hiking with the boots

We test HiTec’s family walking boots. They all claim to be waterproof. We just had to test that out! The child boots are meant to grow with their feet too.

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En Route 65 – Good for Backpacking & Travel

Wherever I lay my pack

We put the En Route 65 backpack to the test, both in outdoor use and for travelling.

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Keeping it hot or cold with the Eco Vessel Boulder

Eco Vessel Boulder

The Eco Vessel Boulder claims to keep liquids cold for 36 hours or hot for 8. We’ve been testing it out for the last few months.

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Water to Go Filtration System Review

Water to Go Filtration System Review

We test out the Water to Go filtration system. A water bottle with a built-in filter that’s supposed to even filter out bacteria and viruses, but does it?

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Vitalise Base T- Shirt & Ionic II Half Zip Fleece


Here are a couple of really useful clothes when going outdoors. They are also approved for DofE expeditions.

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Wigwam Kids Hiking Socks: Tried & Tested

Hiking with Wigwam socks

We give some kids hiking socks from Wigwam a test. We cover why you should get special socks for hiking and what to look for when buying them.

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Xenta Backpack Solar Charger

Xenta Backpack Solar Charger Review

Using the sun sounds like a good way to charge your phone when outdoors. But does it work? We test out the Xenta backpack solar charger.

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Coleman Glacier Basin Family Day Sacks review

Family Day Sacks from Coleman

We test out a couple of Coleman Glacier Basin Backpacks. One for dad; one for lad.

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Lifesystems Intensity 220 Head Torch Review

Lifesystems Intensity 220 Head Torch

We found this Head Torch slightly larger than our others, but it is by far the brightest.

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