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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

Best Lightweight (~200g) Thermal Sleepwear Bottoms

Best Lightweight (~200g) Thermal Sleepwear Bottoms

Rab's Power Stretch Pro Pants Preface As always, we're looking at the Rab Power Stretch Pro Pants from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Test subject: Waist 33", Inner [...] Read more

Best Waterproof Trousers (Under 300g)

Best Waterproof Trousers (Under 300g)

Keela's Lightning Trousers Preface As always, we're looking at the Keela Lightning Trousers from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Test subject: Waist 33", Inner Leg [...] Read more

Best Lightweight (Under 300g) Waterproof Jacket

Best Lightweight (Under 300g) Waterproof Jacket

Keela's Saxon Waterproof Jacket Preface As always, we're looking at the Keela Saxon from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Test subject: Chest 42", Waist 33", Height: [...] Read more

Best Heavy Duty (500g+) Cold Weather Softshell Trousers

Best Heavy Duty (500g+) Cold Weather Softshell Trousers

Keela's Scuffer Trousers Preface As always, we're looking at the Keela Scuffer Trousers from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Test subject: Waist 33", Inside Leg 30", [...] Read more

Best Lightweight (Under 300g) Softshell Trousers

Best Lightweight (Under 300g) Softshell Trousers

Rab's Vertex Pants Preface As always, we're looking at the Rab Vertex Pants from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Test subject: Waist 33", Inner Leg: 30", Height: 5ft [...] Read more

Best Trekking Baselayer Bottoms

Best Trekking Baselayer Bottoms

Decathlon's Kalenji Run Dry Cropped Running Pants Preface The Kalenji Run Dry Cropped Runnings Pants were, prior to 2017, called Kalenji Ekiden 3/4 Running Tights. We've been assured by Decathlon [...] Read more

Best Lightweight (Under 150g) Trekking T-Shirt

Best Lightweight (Under 150g) Trekking T-Shirt

Ronhill's Advance (Momentum) Zip Tee Preface Ronhill have replaced their Advance range with Momentum. There are some minor differences between the Advance and Momentum zip tees and we're checking [...] Read more

Best Lightweight (Under 150g) Baselayer

Best Lightweight (Under 150g) Baselayer

Helly Hansen's Dry Revolution / Dry Elite 2.0 Baselayers Preface Helly Hansen's Dry Revolution and Dry Elite baselayers are different releases of ostensibly the same item, with the Dry Elite 2.0 [...] Read more

Best Cold Weather Baselayer

Best Cold Weather Baselayer

Bergans of Norway's Akeleie Half Zip Baselayer Preface As always, we're looking at the Bergans Akeleie Half Zip from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Test subject: [...] Read more

Best Midweight (~700g) Insulated Jacket

Best Midweight (~700g) Insulated Jacket

Keela's Belay Smock Preface As always, we're looking at the Keela Belay Smock from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Test subject: Chest 42", Waist 33", Height: 5ft 8" [...] Read more

Best Lightweight (Under 400g) Insulated Jacket

Best Lightweight (Under 400g) Insulated Jacket

Mountain Equipment's Compressor Hooded Jacket 2014 Preface As always, we're looking at the Mountain Equipment Compressor Jacket from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. [...] Read more

Best Lightweight (Under 400g) Softshell Jacket

Best Lightweight (Under 400g) Softshell Jacket

Mountain Hardwear's Super Chockstone Jacket Preface As always, we're looking at the Super Chockstone from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Test subject: Chest 42", [...] 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

Best Thermal Sleepwear (+ Backup) Socks

Best Thermal Sleepwear (+ Backup) Socks

British Army Issue (ECW) Arctic Socks Preface As always, we're looking at the British Army Issue (Extreme Cold Weather) Arctic Socks from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough [...] Read more

Best Lightweight (~200g) Thermal Sleepwear Top

Best Lightweight (~200g) Thermal Sleepwear Top

Odlo's Warm Originals Sports Underwear Crew Preface As always, we're looking at the Odlo Warm Originals Sports Underwear Crew from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Test [...] Read more

Best Lightweight (Under 300g) Softshell Pull-on

Best Lightweight (Under 300g) Softshell Pull-on

Rab's Boreas Pull-on Hoodie Preface As always, we're looking at the Rab Boreas from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Test subject: Chest 42", Waist 33", Height: 5ft 8" [...] Read more


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