Your Walking and Hiking Gear Views
- Vaude Trerratrio 2p Tent
These tents can now be bought for £125 including postage.
Ok not the latest and at 2.5 ish kgs not the lightest but it’s a good sturdy little tent and Vaude still use the same basic design for even . . . [more]
- Tbs Micro 200
Good tent for me and my black lab, I have trouble with the TBS system and still have not mastered it. . . . [more]
- Isogrip Soles.
I disagree with the point that the isogrip provide a good grip . I recently wore them whilst mopping a floor and was shocked to feel how slippery the sole was. This evening whilst out walking the gro . . . [more]
- Walking Boots
Briefly I have had ball of foot pain (1st metatarsal area) while walking downhill in the lakes for at least the last 3 years... so after lots of web surfing i found "HOKA" so i took the plunge and b . . . [more]
- Meindl Burma Boot
I bought a pair of Meindl Burmas in 2004 for walking in Tibet (Shishapangma and Everest BCs). Extremely comfortable and light to wear continuously all day for a 3 to 4 week stretch, with no breaking in . . . [more]
- Ahnu Sugar Pine Hiking Shoe
"Breckenridge in May?" Skepticism weighed on his brow like a Colorado summit. "Yes." I replied, "So I need the best shoe you have." Ken, my REI salesman intently gazed at the ca . . . [more]
- Hi-tec Altitude Iv Wpi Nt Enviro Ladies Walking Boots
I have recently purchased this model of HI-Tec boot, I often walk my dog on the coastal paths around padstow and newquay area in cornwall. They retail at around £79.99 but I recently found and ex . . . [more]
- Mountain Boot Company
A recommendation, and a thank you, for the service provided by the Mountain Boot Company who are the distributors for Scarpa boots. I had a repair needed for my Scarpa Ranger boots (the rubber rand ha . . . [more]
- Don't Waste Money on Expensive Walking Jackets . . .
Have you seen the price of waterproof walking jackets recently ...... some are over £200 !!! I gave up on overpriced waterproof jackets and for the past 6 years have relied solely on a sele . . . [more]
- Mountain Gortex Pro Shell
The use of a Gortex Lightweight outer layer (jacket) costing over the £200 mark should be an automatic recommendation that the kit supplied is of the best quality in all respects. Firstly the . . . [more]
- Vango Ultralite Tent
Although I've got a Vango Ultralite tent which is certainly a great bit of kit, I've since changed to using an ex-army hooped bivi bag instead.
They are cheap very well made & weighs about . . . [more]
- Berghaus Oregon Walking And Hiking Boots
I have recently finished on-going talks with Berghaus about their Oregon Walking boots.
;Following a walking holiday in Scotland (wet grass & moorland, no rock climbing) I discovered . . . [more]
- Maglite Solitaire Hand Torch
Thought you might like to know that I bought one of these recently as a key ring torch, so it only gets the lightest of use:
Reaction so far is that it is the most useless bi . . . [more]
- North Face Odyssey Triclimate Walking And Hiking Jacket
I bought (or rather my wife bought for me . . . with my money) a North Face Odyssey Triclimate Jacket in December 2006. The cost of the jacket at the time was about £180.00. I wore the jacket . . . [more]
- Sprayway Summit Peak Walking And Hiking Jacket
I recently bought a Sprayway Summit Peak Jacket and over the Christmas holidays I was able to put it to the test while doing a days walking in the Peak District. It failed the test.
The pi . . . [more]