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Merry Christmas... So, What'd Ya Get?
I got my first quilt, a Jacks R better Shenandoah quilt and like a few of you with fine fine taste, I also got some mighty fine ales! I love Pale Ale and got some BrewDog Punk IPA from Scotland, so...

In GEAR » Merry Christmas... So, What'd Ya Get?
December 27, 12:52pm

It's quite interesting, different experiences; I've broken 3 cf poles... I'm not rough - I have good balance/I fell run - so I must have been very unlucky, quite often; two of my 3 cf b...

In GEAR » TiGoat polies best/lightest?
December 10, 3:26pm

.... carbon fibre and trekking poles don't go... They are weak and unpredictable and they break: these are much better and they pack very small:

In GEAR » TiGoat polies best/lightest?
December 10, 3:02pm

... it made me chuckle to see this on the mKettle site, in the links and reviews section: "It's AWESOME, I used it this weekend." Ryan Jordan, Bozeman, MT ...

In GEAR » Double walled mini volcano kettle
October 31, 9:04am

Thoughts on tent before I pull the trigger/Franco
I don't really have much to say, well nothing, other than I can't believe how helpful all you folk are - especially Franco, with his photos and tapes and pen... wow! What an ace set of peo...

In GEAR » Thoughts on tent before I pull the trigger
April 07, 6:51pm

Totally agree, these are not for asphalt use! They lack protection and the soles will wear out quickly if used on asphalt.

In GEAR » Lightweight, Breathable everyday shoes
March 05, 4:05pm

Chuffing ace thread, I like a bit of divergence...

In GEAR » Tarptent Moment's best suprise!
March 05, 3:32pm

Lightweight, Breathable everyday shoes
For me gor-tex has it's place (for me as my winter/snow shoes, with light gaiters) but in warm weather my thoughts would be to avoid! You'll sweat and there'll be no way out for the am...

In GEAR » Lightweight, Breathable everyday shoes
March 05, 3:17pm

25l lightweight winter day pack - help!
Hi I've lost my winter daypack, which I'm quite pleased about really as it means I have to buy a new one! What isn't so good is that I need to get a pack for this Tuesday as that...

In GEAR » 25l lightweight winter day pack - advice sought!
February 14, 6:19am

trail runners....
ah, alas now. the photo was taken on a three day trip and we only had room for whisky....

In GEAR » Trail runners or boots for the Sierras?
February 12, 3:33pm

All Reader Reviews by Peter Atkinson

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Gossamer Gear Lightrek 4 Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
Great, light poles, but be careful with them.

In Trekking Poles
October 13, 10:20am

Gossamer Gear
I ordered a product from GG (and I live in the UK) and it arrived quickly but unfortunately it broke on the first use; I sent Grant an email and a photo and without question he sent a replacement - wh...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 13, 1:04pm

Stephenson 2R
... but then what tent is?! I have the 2R version with windows, and find this tent roomy and very stable; we camped at a high level (for the UK!) on a mountain side in Scotland and the tent was a s...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
June 29, 1:04am

Antigravity Gear .4 oz pepsi style alcohol stove
This is one of my favourite pieces of gear: cheap, light, functional, and just plain pleasing. I intend buying a few for mates for birthday presents as these aren't very common in the UK, and the...

In Stoves - Alcohol
August 02, 7:33am

Montbell UL Down Inner Jacket
This is the perfect jacket for so many conditions and places. With layering I wore it as my main warm wear whilst camping at 700m in winter on a col in Scotland, in snow and winds; it's also ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
August 02, 7:27am

Hilleberg Rajd
I managed to pick up a damaged Rajd (cheap!) in the States last year, and it's been in my cupboard until this weekend, sad to say. I took the tent as we were running in a two day mountain marat...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
July 08, 2:25am

SMD Wild Oasis
I'm just back from 2 nights' backpacking in Scotland, with my Wild Oasis, the first time I have used a floorless shelter. I think that for Scotland this shelter is as minimalist as I dare go,...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
June 12, 7:16am