Tag Archives: gear

TGOC2014 – Weigh to go!

OK, here’s one for all you gear list voyeurs.  I told myself I wasn’t going to do this but here’s a rough and ready list of what I’m taking on this year’s TGO Challenge and how much it all weighs.  … Continue reading

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Tent review – Hi Gear Soloista Backpacking Tent – Initial Impressions

This tent was given to me, free of charge, by Go Outdoors.  All opinions are my own. I love tents so I was quite excited when Go Outdoors asked me to review the Hi Gear Soloista.  My main backpacking tents … Continue reading

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Llandegla Forest in Inov-8s and neoprene socks (Gear review)

A 9 mile walk around a very wet Llandegla Forest was the best I could manage for a “Christmas Walk” this year, but the weather was far from Christmassy.  Expecting heavy rain, which arrived by early afternoon, I set off … Continue reading

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