26th April 2019
When mobile connectivity is unreliable or non-existent, satellite communication comes into its own.
‘Fastpacking’ is a step up from ultralight backpacking, combining a lightweight approach with extra speed. Jenny Tough explains how to pack for fastpacking – with a little help from British gear brand Montane.
Chiara Bullen asks if there’s enough education on how to deal with sanitary products on the mountains, and explores what alternative options are out there. It was a grey and gritty day when my group of friends and I began…
Sandy Paterson from Glenmore Lodge explains how gaining scrambling skills can open up opportunities for greater adventure in the mountains.
As spring approaches and lighter days come back into our lives, it’s an opportunity to stay outdoors for longer.
Our guide to crampons: busting the jargon, a close look at features, and five crampons reviewed.
Judy Armstrong recommends the best equipment for adding safe scrambling to your days on the hill.
GP Batteries presents three reasons why switching to rechargeable tech is a smart move for the outdoor enthusiast.
With contributions from Hilary Sharp and Tavienne Kelly, Gear Editor Chris Townsend looks at how to pack for a walking holiday overseas, whether on an organised trek or self-guided long-distance walk.
Chris Townsend, Alex Roddie and Ronald Turnbull share their tips on how to be comfortable even while keeping weight down.
How can you reduce pack weight while also ensuring you have the right clothing for your objective? We take a look at clothing systems for lightweight backpacking