Socks are a classic example of a piece of clothing that you take completely for granted. When they work well you have warm, dry feet that remain blister-free no matter how arduous the terrain or how long the walk. And while socks that claim to deliver this Holy Trinity areRead More →

A walking holiday in Snowdonia offers far more than a pleasant stroll in the hills, says Josh Stephenson. Without wanting to toot my proverbial horn, I’ve always considered myself pretty good at walking, in fact, I would go as far as to say I’ve mastered it. From the age ofRead More →

I’ve been looking for a lightweight, highly packable three-season sleeping bag for a while now. Paired with a NeoAir XLite sleeping pad, it would give me almost year-round protection and comfort in a package that was still small enough to throw in my hand luggage. Hand luggage? Sure, you neverRead More →