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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Fällkniven F1dz Survival Pilot Knife Review

Fällkniven is an internationally renowned Swedish knife making company. Started in 1984 and has grown to be a very technical and respected brand. Today they are producing some very high end knives and sharpening tools which are highly sought after. The Fällkniven F1dz is a survival pilot knife and the subject of our full review and field test today.

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Thermarest Slacker Hammock Double

Sleeping out in the woods under a tarp with just a hammock suspended between two trees must be one of the simplest and most immersive outdoor experiences I can think of. It’s pure relaxation to have nature all around you and not be enclosed in a tent or bivi. This is a full review and field test on the Thermarest Slacker Hammock.

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Karrimor SF Sabre 60-100 Review

Finding a good rucksack should not be a task of random experimentation. In today’s market place dominated by low quality, high volume and a customer demanding a fair price: its increasingly difficult to find a product that matches your requirements. This is a full review and field test of the Karrimor SF Sabre 60-100.
The KarrimorSF Sabre 60 – 100 is a fully adjustable, high volume pack that is very durable. It offers the user a great load carry option when venturing into parts unknown with a heavy load out.

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Páramo Velez Adventure Smock Waterproof Review

Everyone wants to be comfortable outdoors in the mountains, hills and forests. With our gear and mindset having ultimate control over this experience. Knowing how your body responds to different temperatures and conditions is vital in deciding what to buy for your next adventure. We also need to be aware of how our clothing and equipment impacts the environment and indeed our own health when making purchasing decisions. This is a full review and field test of the Páramo Velez Adventure Smock. 

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SpyderCo Bushcraft G10 Handle Review Revisited

This was SpyderCo’s first ever Scandinavian grind full tang knife, specially designed for a woodland bushcraft environment. It was produced in collaboration with Bushcraft UK, a “tactical bushcrafter” called Chris Claycombe and SpyderCo designers. The anticipation for this knife to hit the market was considerable. Lots of people were excited to get their hands on a true bushcraft knife from one of the worlds top brands. The SpyderCo Bushcraft G10 Handle certainly had a lot to live up to. It’s therefore interesting that with such a wide team of contributors and the considerable resources at SpyderCo there could be so many issues with this product.

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