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  • Berghaus Parvati Shell Jacket review

    Berghaus Parvati Shell Jacket review

    24th October 2020

    4 out of 5

    As part of of The Great Outdoors magazine’s November 2020 review of women’s waterproof jackets, Judy Armstrong reviews the Berghaus Parvati Shell Jacket

  • Jack Wolfskin Exolight Pro Jacket W review

    Jack Wolfskin Exolight Pro Jacket W review

    24th October 2020

    5 out of 5

    Judy Armstrong awarded the Jack Wolfskin Exolight Pro Jacket W ‘Best Buy’ in her women’s waterproof jackets review for November 2020’s issue of The Great Outdoors. Here’s why…

  • Waterproof jackets: 11 of the best reviewed

    Waterproof jackets: 11 of the best reviewed

    19th October 2020

    We all need them for British hillwalking – even if we wish we didn’t! Our expert equipment editor Chris Townsend puts a range of the latest waterproof jackets suitable for year-round use to the test.

  • School’s out: The crisis facing outdoor education

    School’s out: The crisis facing outdoor education

    9th October 2020

    Coronavirus restrictions have pushed outdoor centres across the UK to the brink of closure – and independent outdoor instructors are feeling the knock-on effects. Campaigners fear long-term implications for jobs, outdoor education and mountain safety.

  • Review: Columbia OutDry Ex Reign

    Review: Columbia OutDry Ex Reign

    1st October 2020

    3-5 out of 5

    The Columbia OutDry Ex Reign uses an unusual high-performance fabric. But can the design of the jacket deliver too? Chris Townsend takes this intriguing waterproof jacket on the hill to find out.  

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