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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ReviewJonathan Doyle • November 30, 2023

Review: The North Face Vectiv Exploris II Futurelight Boot

A lightweight and waterproof boot suited to multi-day hikes and long days in the hills

ReviewSam Firth • November 28, 2023

Review: Quoc Gran Tourer XC Shoe

A premium quality shoe for mixed terrain and riders with performance in mind

ReviewEvie Butler • November 23, 2023

Review: Speedo Women’s Long Sleeve Swimsuit

A bright and colourful long sleeve swimsuit designed for protection against all the outdoor elements

ReviewSam Firth • November 21, 2023

Review: Montane Featherlight Windproof Jacket

A lightweight, breathable and packable trail running jacket

ReviewSam Firth • November 15, 2023

Review: Albion Black ABR1 Pocket Bibs

A high quality, versatile and comfortable pair of bib shorts, perfect for all day riding

ReviewBASE editorial team • November 14, 2023

10 Christmas Stocking Fillers For Adventurers

BASE’s ultimate Christmas gift guide – with ideas to suit every kind of adventurer!

ReviewHannah Mitchell • November 13, 2023

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.

ReviewAlex Foxfield • November 09, 2023

Review: Montane Trailblazer LT 20L Backpack

A thoughtfully designed pack with versatile storage options and a barely there feel that’s perfect for speed hiking

ReviewSam Davies • November 01, 2023

Review: Casio G-SHOCK Limited Edition Mud Master Watch

A showpiece watch with exceptional build quality, but one for collectors rather than adventurers

ReviewSam Firth • October 31, 2023

Review: Albion All Road Short Sleeve Jersey

A versatile, stylish and comfortable jersey that performs well during a variety of riding styles, terrains and weather conditions

ReviewHannah Mitchell • October 24, 2023

How Good Is Finisterre’s New Wetsuit Rental Scheme?

Finisterre’s scheme aims to improve accessibility to the sea by offering a more sustainable way to wear their Yulex surf and swimwear range

ReviewVictoria Hatch • October 23, 2023

Review: Picture Organic Off Trax Waistpack

A versatile, durable and comfortable waistpack designed for off-road adventures

ReviewJethro Kiernan • October 20, 2023

Review: Lowe Alpine AirZone 32L Hiking Pack

An unpretentious and ergonomic hiking pack for mountain adventures and more

ReviewJonathan Doyle • October 11, 2023

Review: Montane Men’s Tenacity Lite Pants

A stretchy, resilient, and exceptionally comfortable pair of trousers suitable for mountain hikes, trekking and scrambling.

ReviewHannah Mitchell • October 04, 2023

Review: Rab Ionosphere 5.5 Sleeping Mat

Rab’s Ionosphere 5.5 guarantees a warm, comfortable and quiet night for alpine bivies and camping in extreme conditions

ReviewBronte Dufour • September 27, 2023

Review: INOV-8 Trailfly Ultra G 280 Women’s Running Shoe

An energetic and bouncy trail shoe with stand-out grip

ReviewCharlie Bell • September 25, 2023

Review: Fizik Terra Ergolace X2 MTB Shoe

Comfortable, versatile and robust, performing as well off the bike as they do in the saddle

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