Craghoppers Nosquito Lite

Lovely feel to the fabric and the waist has both a webbing belt and elastic panels for a good fit, but they’re a little loose in the leg. In warmer weather these perform brilliantly – the loose fit and fabric feeling lovely and cool. In fresher conditions they are a tad too light.


Colours: Pebble, cadet, black pepper
Sizes: 30-42in waist; four inside leg lengths from 29-35in
Fabric: SolarDry Supplex polyamide ripstop
Main features: Five pockets, including two mesh, insect repellent, antibacterial treatment, drying loops
Women’s version: Yes
Contact: 0870 220 6601,

Verdict: Cool and light walking trousers that are best-suited to warmer weather, or even overseas travel, where the mosquito repellent will really come into its own.


First published in Country Walking magazine, April 2008