Gear up

Deep dives, honest reviews and expert commentary on the most important adventure products, technologies and innovations.
Here you’ll find all the insight and information you need to get the right gear for better adventures.

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SpotlightEliza Brown • October 07, 2022

How to Pack For a Pony Trekking Expedition

Eliza Brown’s pony trekking essentials, from issue 08 of BASE magazine.

ReviewEmily Graham • October 07, 2022

Review: Danner Women’s Trail 2650

The lightweight breathable trail shoe

ReviewHannah Mitchell • September 29, 2022

Review: Garmin Instinct 2S Solar

Exceptional battery life and extensive activity tracking and metrics – the Instinct 2S Solar has a lot to offer in a neat, nifty little package.

ReviewMatthew Pink • September 28, 2022

Review: ADIDAS TERREX Multi RAIN.RDY Jacket 

The straight forward waterproof and windproof shell

ReviewMatthew Pink • September 22, 2022

Review: Groundtruth RIKR 24L Backpack

A versatile, sleek, modular backpack for the tech-savvy and creative adventurer

ReviewChris Hunt • September 16, 2022

Review: Suunto 9 Peak

Sleek, lightweight flagship sportswatch from Suunto

ReviewMatthew Pink • September 14, 2022

Review: Danner Panorama Low 4

Solid, understated trail shoes for everyday use

ReviewEmily Graham • September 14, 2022

Review: Yeti Rambler Kids Bottle

The bullet-proof child friendly water bottle

SpotlightHannah Mitchell • August 31, 2022

A closer look at water filters for adventure

The history and development of water filtration systems, and the industry innovators making their mark today

ReviewHannah Mitchell • August 19, 2022

Top 5 Women’s Hiking Shorts 2022

We round-up five of this season’s shorts to help you beat the heat

ReviewHannah Mitchell • August 10, 2022

Review: COROS Vertix 2

Exceptionally accurate GPS, market-beating battery life and big on features

Fenwick Ridley • August 08, 2022

The Shakedown: Essential River Trekking Kit

This is the gear Fenwick Ridley cannot leave behind

ReviewMatthew Pink • August 02, 2022

Review: Adidas Terrex SoulStride trail running shoes

A comfy and stable beginner’s trail shoe that transitions easily between terrains

ReviewHannah Mitchell • July 19, 2022

Review: YETI Tundra 35 Cooler

Functional, rugged and roomy enough for weekend adventures

ReviewSam Hill • July 08, 2022

Review: SunGod ULTRAS Sunglasses

The Ultras stay fog-free and glued to your face, however far you run

SpotlightClare Rutter • June 27, 2022

The Paddle Boarding Essentials

Paddlesports aficionado Clare Rutter’s SUP essentials shakedown

ReviewMatthew Pink • June 22, 2022

Review: Craghoppers Adflex Boot

Light but tough, the Adflex boot is a solid bet for warm-weather hiking

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