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no-image 14th Aug 2019 Nims, Project Possible and Osprey Packs.....

It can sometimes feel like the things being ticked in the Himalayas are getting quite formula.  That may sound critical and that certainly isn’t the intention.  All I mean is that there are a lot of people climbing the same things and by...

no-image 13th Aug 2019 Mammut Masao Light Hooded Hardshell Jacket Review

For gnarly winter days, or when using a waterproof jacket while climbing abrasive rock, a heavier weight fabric is optimum. However, for all other circumstances a lighter weight garment will always be preferred.  Light weight always equates to...

no-image 12th Aug 2019 Osprey Farpoint Trek 75 Rucksack Review

Osprey advertise the Farpoint Trek 75 as the perfect backpack for wanderers and travel-backpackers, combining the best features of their travel range, adapted for backpacking. It is designed not only to get your kit safely to your destination,...

no-image 9th Aug 2019 Top Tip #39 - Making a Knee Map Table

  Sometimes, when the weather is gnarly, it can be hard to keep control of your map when making important calculations or working out a compass bearing - maybe it is because the wind is whipping it from your grasp or your compass is sliding...