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Ortlieb Dry Bags

'Summer' in the highlands is an ideal time to try out a range of sturdy dry bags and waterproof map and phone cases from Ortlieb, says Dan Bailey. With cheaper alternatives out there, are they still value for money? 

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COROS Vertix 2 Watch

With an incredible battery life, and a host of features that should appeal to runners, mountaineers and hillwalkers alike, the Vertix 2 is a state-of-the-art wrist-mounted powerhouse, says Rob Greenwood. But despite the huge price tag, it's not...

Black Diamond Distance Z and Distance Carbon Z Poles

We look at two permutations of a classic folding trekking pole design, from Black Diamond's extensive range.

Komperdell Carbon Expedition FXP4 Vario Poles

Featuring an interesting self-deploying mechanism, Komperdell's Carbon Expedition FXP4 is a robust folding trekking pole that's built to take some knocks, says Dan Bailey.

Ruffwear Web Master Harness

The Web Master Harness is built for taking dogs on terrain where they may need a helping hand. We tested it on a labrador and a...

LEKI Black Series Micro Vario Carbon Pole

This is a superb and well-designed folding pole that improves on previous LEKI models. The new mechanism may become the...

MSR DynaLock Ascent Carbon Poles

Tough, compact and light, this new model from MSR is an excellent pole for the money, says Alan James - and you don't have to be...

Exped Seal Sleeve Waterproof Cases

Made specifically to keep electronic gear clean and dry outdoors, Exped's new Seal Sleeve cases come in a range of sizes to fit...

Latest News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

40% off Walking books at guidebooks at Vertebrate Publishing

Looking for a full-value day out in the UK's most spectacular and unspoiled settings? Want to take on a peak bagging challenge or walk the length of one Europe's iconic long-distance trails?  All walking books by Vertebrate Publishing are avail...

The Revolutionary New Komperdell FXP Pole

Gold Winner of the prestigious Outdoor by ISPO 2019 Best New Product Prize, Komperdell's Carbon FXP4 Expedition Pole will soon be available in the UK.

Leki Helicon Lite - well equipped on tour

The perfect pole for ski touring this winter is the LEKI Helicon Lite pole [RRP £64.95] - two-piece, adjustable and built for safety. Made from high-strength aluminium, the Helicon Lite has a diameter of 16mm and 14 mm, making it incredibly...

A new guidebook to walking the Galloway Hills by Cicerone Press

A new Cicerone guidebook describing mountain walks in the Galloway Hills of southern...

The new Black Series trekking pole: award-winning technical elegance 

LEKI's new, award-winning Black Series trekking pole (£194.95) offers the highest...

LEKI Micro Vario Carbon: the classic folding pole just got better

The Micro Vario Carbon [£164.95] walking pole is always a first choice – no matter...

Ruffwear supports Search and Rescue Dogs

Ruffwear's technical dog gear is put through it's paces by working dogs around the world.

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