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Best hiking daypacks 2024 | Tested and reviewed

Subbing in a small hiking daypack in place of a bigger rucksack is...

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The 10 best routes up Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) – every path walked and rated

How hard is Snowdon? We get asked that question a lot, but the answer depends...

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The Patagonia bag we take everywhere – from the office, to the airport, to the mountains

It’s not often you find a piece of gear you fall in love with straight...

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Buying guide: head torches

A head torch should be a permanent accessory fixture in your hiking. While it...

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Best budget walking boots 2024 | Tested and reviewed

Our advice is that if you need walking boots for technical terrain, paying more...

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The backpacking stove is a camping essential, even if you’re going...

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Lowe Alpine Yacuri 65 tested | The ultimate backpacking rucksack?

Lowe Alpine founder Greg Lowe was a genuine pioneer in rucksack design. He...

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Atom Packs The Atom+ EP50 customisable backpack tested and reviewed

Atom Packs is one of the few dedicated manufacturers of ultralight backpacks in...

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Highlander Ben Nevis 65 backpack tested on 255-mile Cape Wrath Trail

Founded back in 1985, Highlander is a Scottish outdoor brand with an ethos...

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Jetboil MightyMo Backpacking Stove | Tested and reviewed

JetBoil is a brand that has built its reputation on the strengths of its...

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Cairngorms guide: where to stay and what to do in Britain’s quietest national park

The Cairngorms is the UK’s largest and most sparsely populated national...

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