Esee Izula Survival Knife Review

A neck knife makes the difference when out and about in the woods. It is so convenient to be able to access an outdoor tool when it’s worn right in front of you. In this review we will look at the Esee Izula.

A neck knife is always there when you need it, your tool for opening packets, carving notches, scraping tinder, chopping vegetables, dressing game and so on. Neck knives are not normally used for the harder tasks like splitting wood, that would be where your main knife would take over.

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Páramo Enduro Tour Trouser Review

The Páramo Enduro Tour Trousers are a walking and climbing pant with many great features. This review is based on use during a snowshoe expedition in Finnish Lapland where they were worn pretty much all the time over the duration of the trip.

During the expedition my Enduro Tour had to endure extremes of -19Cº, heavy snow fall as well as coping with working really hard snowshoeing. The overall performance and fit of the Enduro proved to be a great companion, so let us explore some of the features and design.

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Spring Foraging – Nettle Tea Guide

Nettle tea makes a delightful beverage that has medicinal properties. I head to an area which is away from roads, dog walkers and disturbance in order to find the healthiest nettles. I also consider what is beneath my feet when sourcing the best plants as if the soil is in good healthy condition then the plants will all the better for it. 

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Thermarest Slacker Hammock Pad Review

There is an art to sleeping in a hammock with several factors having to be spot on to make it a comfortable night: the height and angle of the tree attachment straps, roll mat and under quilt all playing their part. The angle we lie in the hammock is also critical to being cosy, we do not want to be in a banana shape all night! This is a full review and field test of the Thermarest Slacker Hammock Pad.

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