MSR Access 1 Solo Four Season Tent Review

MSR has made a name for itself by providing some outstanding equipment for the discerning mountain professional and general outdoors person. Their products can be niche but normally become the best product one can purchase in that category. Here we look at the MSR Access 1 which is sold as a solo four season backcountry shelter for the colder months.

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Fällkniven SK1 Jarl Bushcraft Survival Knife Review

The Fällkniven SK1 Jarl stands out from the crowd. Offering high end materials, gorgeous visuals and craftsmanship all in a premium package. The Jarl is the distinguished name given to this knife, one that inspires respect and reverence. Unlike more blunt instruments an SK1 Jarl is more at home on your belt or in the hand serving you like you were nobility. The language may be a little dramatic but the knife certainly deserves a little hyperbole as it is out of the ordinary. Read our full review to see if the SK1 Jarl is for you.

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Altberg Defender MOD Brown Hiking Boot Review

I ordered my first pair of Altberg Defender MOD Browns in late 2015 intending to replace my Scarpa SL’s. The Scarpa SL Activs experienced a lot of varying action and I brought two pairs of those Scarpas in total. It was through extended use that I came to really enjoy leather boots without a membrane. I found them to be more comfortable and indeed waterproof than previous Gore-Tex offerings. On the other hand the price of £240 (at time of print) was less desirable. I was going through a pair of these every year and after a while decided it was not worth it.

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Thermarest Slacker Snuggler Underquilt Review

Sleeping in a hammock is a unique way to experience the woods. When out camping, practising bushcraft or even just to relax in. As winter creeps closer the temperatures will drop, especially at night. Retiring our hammock passion simply because it’s getting colder is not an option. So we need something to keep us cosy when in a hammock. The Thermarest Slacker Snuggler enables you to sleep out in a hammock throughout the year whilst staying warm and comfortable. Let’s take a closer look.

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Fällkniven FS4 Sharpener Review

We sharpen our tools in one of two places, at home or in the field. At home we can use large bench stones and a fancy set up to get exact angles and excellent results on our edges. In the field it is a different story entirely, where even finding a flat surface can prove challenging. The Fällkniven FS4 Flipstone is a field based sharpening tool. Let’s take a closer look.

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