Gear reviews

Brynje Super Thermo t-shirt

Posted by Sam Harrison on July 13, 2015 at 16:32.

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The Brynje Super Thermo t-shirt is a game-changer when it comes to breathable base layers and it is more effective at moving moisture away from your body than any other base layer out there. The price might be high, but if you enjoy high-intensity winter pursuits, then you won't regret investing in one.

Extremities Inferno gloves review

Posted by Sam Harrison on February 20, 2015 at 08:32.

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The Extremities Inferno is a cost-effective and versatile glove that excels in Scottish winter but is equally at home in a variety of different conditions. It's one of my most-used pieces of kit and has lasted the test of time commendably.

Montane Prism jacket review

Posted by Sam Harrison on December 10, 2014 at 13:05.

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alpine mountaineering alps bivvy climbing insulated jacket montane primaloft prism

One of the most versatile pieces of kit I own, I'm rarely without this lightweight insulated jacket which balances warmth against weight to near perfection.

Mountain Equipment Kongur review

Posted by Sam Harrison on June 25, 2014 at 03:01.

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The Mountain Equipment Kongur jacket is arguably the most bombproof of jackets; completely waterproof and guaranteed to protect you from the elements. However, it is let down by its hood, which struggles to stay in place if you're not wearing a helmet.

Alpkit Kraku stove

Posted by Sam Harrison on February 24, 2014 at 00:48.

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alpkit backpacking bivvy stove

An in depth look at Alpkit's new Kraku stove, possibly the world's lightest commercially available stove. The Kraku's feather-like weight and cheap price make it almost a no-brainer, but a small burner size lets it down.