Fällkniven is an internationally renowned Swedish knife making company which 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. Here is my Fällkniven F1dz Review.Read more
Sleeping in the woods under a tarp with a hammock suspended between two trees must be one of the simplest and 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.Read more
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 find a product that matches your requirements.
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.Read more
The trouble of hiking with a rucksack, especially a large one, is that when it’s fully loaded the weight inside distorts the shape and structure of the pack which often results in a very uncomfortable walk. The ghastly lump sagging behind you, feeling separate to your body and throwing you off balance.Read more
Many camping plates on the market are plastic these tend to crack under the slightest pressure. The MSR Alpine Plate is stainless steel and is made to last a lifetime.Read more
I find a pair of liners so useful in the backcountry, especially ones made of merino wool. Having a thin layer between you and the weather makes all the difference, and these ones made by Hestra are one of my favourites.Read more
A knife dangling around your neck can first seem rather unusual but once you start using one its hard to give up the convenience offered.
Mora is no stranger to making knives and I am no stranger to using their products. The Eldris has caused such a stir online since it was announced and now I will finally get my hands on one.Read more
As someone who spends a lot of time reading reviews, comparing specs and inspecting products I usually have pretty high expectations when I finally pull the trigger and make a purchase. It is exceptionally rare that I find something that exceeds my expectations as thoroughly as the Nordisk Telemark 2 LW.Read more
Boiling water out in the field is always a challenging task to do quickly and easily without the need for relying on technology (such as a Jet Boil) to make your tea. You can bring a billy can for when you are on your own but to use it you first have to light a fire and its not incredibly efficient as the heat is not contained. The problem with gas stoves is you always run the risk of it malfunctioning when out on expedition and then being left with an interesting ‘tea less’ situation.Read more