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Trekking Poles
I'm looking for some trekking poles that I can use for a number of purposes - trekking, skiing and as tent/tarp poles. is there anything out there that can do the job? The Life-link Guide U...

In GEAR » Trekking Poles
July 30, 2:55pm

PS 155lbs and 5' 7.5" and quite content!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I seems obvious to me.
June 04, 12:24pm

I love this site... But I do find whisky gets me where I want to be at about 10% the weight of beer.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I seems obvious to me.
June 04, 12:14pm


In Make Your Own Gear » Gas Stove stand / steady
May 18, 2:29pm

Chris (or anyone really!) have you tried anything like the tarptent products in Scotland - they seem a good compromise in that they can shut out the elements and can be opened right up in summer...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Andy Skurka in Scotland
May 02, 5:34am

warmlite v nallo...
I think I'm going to have to get at least 2 tents!

In GEAR » Nallo 2 vs. Warmlite 2R
April 28, 2:49am

Re: lightweight hiking shoes
It has to be said I use a lightweight shoe for pretty much everything these days. I really like the more aggressively soles Innov8's for running and walking; I recently went on a very wintry/s...

In GEAR » lightweight hiking shoes
April 28, 2:45am

Fortress and Hurricanes
Chris, yes, that's why I'm retiring the beast! Just out of interest what do you use as a light backpacking tent? I totally agree that a vestibule is important and hope that the warmlite wi...

In GEAR » Nallo 2 vs. Warmlite 2R
April 26, 2:45am

Warmlite wins
At the end of the day no tent is perfect, it's all about compromise but with extra windows or venting and the fact that in the last 20 years I've cooked in the tent twice means the War...

In GEAR » Nallo 2 vs. Warmlite 2R
April 25, 3:13pm

Warmlite 2R or an alternative
Thanks for your comments. It's great that there isn't an obvious answer cos all this research is quite fun! I certainly want a bit more room and having carried a 20 year old Vango Hurr...

In GEAR » Nallo 2 vs. Warmlite 2R
April 22, 3:53pm

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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