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Modular Sleeping Bag 1: Best ~450g 1 Season and Inner

Modular Sleeping Bag 1: Best ~450g 1 Season and Inner

Alpkit's Cloud Cover Preface The following assumes the use of a tent or hooped bivvy (hammock and or tarp / non-hooped bivvy users will need to decide whether such a system may benefit them). A great [...] Read more

Modular Sleeping Bag 2: Best 1 Season and 3 Season Outer

Modular Sleeping Bag 2: Best 1 Season and 3 Season Outer

Nordisk's Abel +10 Sleeping Bag Preface The following assumes the use of a tent or hooped bivvy (hammock and or tarp / non-hooped bivvy users will need to decide whether such a system may benefit [...] Read more

Modular Sleeping Bag 3: Best 4 Season (Sub Zero) Bag and Extreme Outer

Modular Sleeping Bag 3: Best 4 Season (Sub Zero) Bag and Extreme Outer

Carinthia's Defence 4 Sleeping Bag Preface The following assumes the use of a tent or hooped bivvy (hammock and or tarp / non-hooped bivvy users will need to decide whether such a system may benefit [...] Read more

Best Cold Weather Waterproof Tent Boots

Best Cold Weather Waterproof Tent Boots

3 Layer Thermal Tent Boot Ensemble Preface As always, we're looking at this tent boot ensemble from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Test subject: Foot Size = 9, Foot [...] Read more

Modular Tent (1. Body): Best Hooped Bivvy (Bivi, Bivvi, Bivy, etc)

Modular Tent (1. Body): Best Hooped Bivvy (Bivi, Bivvi, Bivy, etc)

Macpac's Bush Cocoon Preface: Why a modular solution? Firstly, if you spend a good deal of time sitting in and around your tent admiring the view or waiting for the sun to shine (i.e. camping), then [...] Read more

Modular Tent (2. Porch, Quick Shelter): Best UL "Micro" Tarp

Modular Tent (2. Porch, Quick Shelter): Best UL "Micro" Tarp

Geertop's Ultralight Tarp (210x180) + DAC NSL Pole Preface: Why a modular solution? Firstly, if you spend a good deal of time sitting in and around your tent admiring the view or waiting for the sun [...] Read more

Best Trekking Bowl

Best Trekking Bowl

Snow Peak's Titanium Trek Bowl Preface As always, we're looking at the Snow Peak Trek Bowl from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Test item: Trek Bowl Kit Tests: Winter, [...] Read more

Best Cold Weather Trekking Socks

Best Cold Weather Trekking Socks

Darn Tough's Mountaineering Socks Preface As always, we're looking at the Darn Tough Mountaineering Socks from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Test subject: Foot Size: [...] Read more

Notes On Walking Boots

Notes On Walking Boots

Preface If you spend your whole time walking along designated paths, then there may not be too much of relevance in this article. If however, you have a more "as the crow flies" approach to distance [...] Read more

Best Cold Weather Beanie Hat (Under 70g)

Best Cold Weather Beanie Hat (Under 70g)

Mountain Equipment's Plain Knitted Beanie Preface As always, we're looking at the Mountain Equipment Plain Knitted Beanie from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Test [...] Read more

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