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Best hydration bladders of 2024: A buyer's guide
By: Andrew Forrest - July 2024
In this article, we will discuss the best hydration bladders of 2024, why you should use them, and the many factors to consider when choosing them. So, let's get started on this refreshing journey!
Best Lake District walking books
By: Andrew Forrest - June 2024
Are you looking for the perfect companion for your Lake District adventure? Look no further. This article presents a curated collection of walking and adventure books that not only navigate you through the breathtaking landscapes of the Lake District but also delve into its rich history and culture.
Best hiking shorts of 2024: Ultimate buyer's guide
By: Andrew Forrest - June 2024
In this comprehensive guide, we'll explore the best hiking shorts tailored to different preferences and needs, along with the key factors to consider when buying hiking shorts, including material, thickness, durability, breathability, storage options/pockets, waistband styles, inseam length, UPF ratings, and more.
Best hiking boots of 2024: Choosing hiking boots and shoes for comfort and support
By: Andrew Forrest - April 2024
In this comprehensive buyer's guide, we will walk you through the best hiking boots of 2024, delve into the key features to consider, and help you navigate your way to the ideal hiking boots for your needs to ensure comfort, stability and protection for your feet on your walks.
Best hiking gloves for 2024: Keep your hands warm and dry!
By: Andrew Forrest - February 2024
The right pair of hiking gloves or walking gloves can make all the difference in keeping your fingers warm, dry, and functional, no matter the weather conditions. But how do you choose the best gloves for hiking tailored to your needs to cope with the UK weather?
Best gifts for walkers and hikers: 67 Top presents every hiker should have in 2024
By: Andrew Forrest - updated December 2023
Need a gift for a walker or hiker? Look no further as we've pulled together 67 gift ideas that range from inexpensive to luxurious and cover practical, fun and personalised presents for both men and women, not forgetting our 4-legged friends.
Day hiking essentials checklist for 2024: What to wear and take on a hike
By: Andrew Forrest - November 2023
Wearing and taking suitable hiking kit and clothing is essential for a day hike for your comfort and safety, so we've put together a hiking essentials checklist to cover all you'll need.
Best head torches for hiking 2024: Lighting up the great outdoors
By: Andrew Forrest - November 2023
In this comprehensive buyer's guide, we'll explore the top head torches of 2024, delve into the key features to consider, and help you navigate your way to the ideal best head torch for your needs.
How to break in hiking boots: Tips and tricks for blister-free feet
By: Andrew Forrest - October 2023
Ensuring your hiking boots are well broken in, is essential for comfortable walks and hikes. Our 'How to break in hiking boots' guide gives you advice, tips and tricks to ensure your comfort is just a step away!