Safe and effective ways to purify drinking water when hiking

It was a perfect blue sky with an eager sun reflecting off of the hard granite stone of the Glyders.   I was with a small group of friends (none of us really mountaineering experts) that had climbed Tryfan, we … Continued

Three ways to stay hydrated on the trail

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  Walking is thirsty work especially on a hot sunny day when there is just one more hill to climb!   The importance of fluids We all carry liquid of some form with us on our walks in a variety … Continued

Why Lowe Alpine’s Aeon Daypacks are 2018’s gear of the year

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The Aeon range of daypacks from Low Alpine have an exciting new edge in design. Created for everyday use for the active person, hiking , cycling, running, climbing or the every day commute, the Aeon daypacks are light and minimalistic … Continued

Water-To-Go, the safe water drinking bottle

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Wherever we go, staying well hydrated is essential Having enough fluid for any outdoor activity is always essential, water is also probably the single most heaviest item you will carry when on a backpacking trip. Sourcing fresh drinking water can … Continued

C is for Camelback

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Camelbak – hydration for those on the go (even Santa!)   We are constantly being told the importance of drinking plenty of water. The Camelbak drinking bottles are designed to be light, tough and easy to use. These spill proof … Continued