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amazing colours!

In Photo Gallery » Sierra Nevada - spain
February 12, 11:04am

Winter in Cairngorms National Park, Scotland
Yeh, it's a great part of the world; Chris capture's it really well with his imagary and words. I've had some fantastic times in the Cairngorms:

In Editor's Roundtable » Winter in Cairngorms National Park, Scotland
January 22, 2:01am

Sublite features - request for feedback
Henry I'm also in the mesh door camp... I'd use the two... and a vestibule as well would be very ace!

In GEAR » Sublite features - request for feedback
December 22, 6:06pm

Poll:Gore-tex or non-Gore-tex shoes in winter
Hmmmmm..... good question! I've tried both, and (just) prefer the non gore-tex shoes with waterproof socks, especially on a trip lasting a few days. Good gaiters are v important to stop sno...

In GEAR » Poll:Gore-tex or non-Gore-tex shoes in winter
December 05, 2:38pm

Rab Microlight Alpine Jacket
You might want to try/look at the new Rab Microlight Alpine Jacket: With a weakening £ this might be a pretty go...

In GEAR » Montbell Ultralight Inner Down Jacket vs. Mountain Hardwear Phantom
December 01, 1:16pm

Loch Mullardoch, Scotland - Spring 2008
I thought I'd post my first trip report, albeit one that we did 6 months ago. We planned a 3 day/2 night winter condition circuit of Loch Mullardoch, with mostly lightweight gear, and had qu...

In Post-Trip Reports » Loch Mullardoch Spring 2008
October 19, 7:12am

Pyrenees 2008
Thanks, I'll have a look - not that I need another tent - but since when has that stopped me....!

In Post-Trip Reports » Pyrenees 2008
October 19, 5:55am

Pyrenees 2008
Slack Sunday's are great! Is the hex still made? - it looks good.

In Post-Trip Reports » Pyrenees 2008
October 19, 5:40am

Pyrenees 2008
Lovely pictures! You had some great camping locations. Did you carry 8 days' worth of food or did you have re-supply stops? And a geeky question - what is your tent? I don't recognise...

In Post-Trip Reports » Pyrenees 2008
October 19, 5:19am

Gatewood as Rainwear
Ah, well I must say I wouldn't even try it as rainwear this trip! It was very windy and just not the right gear if I wanted to stay dry; also we move fairly quickly and under a tarp I'd ha...

In GEAR » poncho tarp rain protection
October 18, 2:19pm

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