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Best All-Round Trekking Ice Axe (Under 500g)

Best All-Round Trekking Ice Axe (Under 500g)

Blue Ice's Bluebird Preface As always, we're looking at the Blue Ice Bluebird from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Though the Scramble team are regular users of ice [...] Read more

Scramble's G-Mod 38 Ultralight Solo Tarp - Final Release

Scramble's G-Mod 38 Ultralight Solo Tarp - Final Release

Scramble's G-Mod 38 The G-Mod 38 is a minimalist, ultralight tarp designed to be setup quickly in harsh conditions with minimal fuss. Targeted specifically at bivvy, hooped bivvy and UL tent users, [...] Read more

Scramble's G-Mod 35D Ultralight Solo Tarp - Development Release

Scramble's G-Mod 35D Ultralight Solo Tarp - Development Release

Scramble's G-Mod 35D The G-Mod 35 is a minimalist, ultralight tarp designed to be setup quickly in harsh conditions with minimal fuss. Targeted specifically at bivvy, hooped bivvy and UL tent users, [...] Read more

Best Tent Pegs (For Various Conditions)

Best Tent Pegs (For Various Conditions)

A Tent Peg Arsenal for Almost All Conditions Preface As always, we're looking at this collection of tent pegs (stakes) from the point of view of long distance solo trekking over challenging terrain. [...] Read more

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

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

Scramble's G-Mod 35 & 38 Ultralight Solo Tarps Preface To understand how we arrived at the (hooped) bivvy + tarp setup, please read our companion post "Reasons To Go Modular". As always, we're [...] 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 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 this review may not be [...] Read more

Why A Modular Tent?

Why A Modular Tent?

Gimme Shelter: Reasons To Go Modular, Parts 1, 2, 3 This is a companion post to all of our shelter reviews, which follow the rationale outlined below. Products Covered Product (Type) Review Macpac [...] Read more

Scramble's UL Windshield (Windscreen) for the Kovea Spider

Scramble's UL Windshield (Windscreen) for the Kovea Spider

Datasheet Materials: TC4 Titanium Sheet (0.1mm) 100% Dimensions (packed flat) 8.0 x 30cm x 0.3cm Weight 25g Scramble's Price on SYSTEM £14.50 Available on SYSTEM Scramble's Spider Ultralight Titanium [...] Read more

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 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 4 Season Gas Stove

Best 4 Season Gas Stove

Kovea's Spider Remote Canister Stove Preface Kovea are a Korean company that specialise in manufacturing outdoor equipment and are predominantly known for their stoves, but they aren't nearly as well [...] Read more

Best Modular 30 Litre to 70 Litre Pack

Best Modular 30 Litre to 70 Litre Pack

Karrimor SF's Predator 30 MOLLE Pack Preface: "Karrimor SF" is NOT "Karrimor" As always, we're looking at the Karrimor SF Predator 30 from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough [...] Read more

Best Solo Cooking Pot (900ml)

Best Solo Cooking Pot (900ml)

Alpkit's MytiPot 900 Titanium Cooking Pot Preface As always, we're looking at the Alpkit MytiPot 900 from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Test subject: n/a Kit Tests: [...] Read more

Best ~4 Litre Belt Bag (MOLLE Pouch)

Best ~4 Litre Belt Bag (MOLLE Pouch)

Templar Assault Systems' MOLLE Belt Bag Preface As always, we're looking at the TAS MOLLE Belt Bag from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Test subject: Chest 42", Waist [...] Read more

Best ~20 Litre Pack

Best ~20 Litre Pack

Blue Ice's Dragonfly 18L Packable Backpack Preface A newer version of the Dragonfly was released in 2017. We prefer the original design under review here. Apart from looking nicer, the original has a [...] Read more


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