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Sleeping bags are one of the most important tools in camping. Getting the right sleeping bag is essential especially if the weather is cold at your campsite. Whether you’re buying a sleeping bag for the first time or you just want to upgrade it, there...

Whenever I head out on my kayak, I always go armed. Not because I am expecting some end of the world-type scenario whilst out on my kayak but because a PFD knife has come in handy in a number of situations. CUTTING MYSELF OUT OF SNAGS I...

Replacing worn tyres isn’t just an essential part of mountain bike maintenance, it’s also a great opportunity to improve the performance of your bike. Your tyres have a significant impact on the ride your bike gives and can drastically alter the bike’s character and the...

Sitting on my commuter train, I notice more and more people using dry bags to carry their laptops and work documents around in their daily grind. There is nothing wrong with this and the bag undoubtedly provides better protection against the occasional shower. But with...

The ultimate piece of kit for campsite cooking, buying a camping stove seriously broadens your food options when camping. I’m certainly no Gordon Ramsey in the kitchen, but when it comes to camping, I pride myself on some of my tent-side creations and I don’t...

If you are getting interested in buying a drone, it is important to know why you are buying. If you are buying purely for recreational purposes, the best reason to buy a drone is so that you can take photographs and video with it. With...

Swiss army knives are the ultimate versatile tool for the Australian outdoorsman. Modern knives feature a multitude of different tools equipped for every possible scenario. With a little preparation, you can ensure you find the perfect multipurpose Swiss army knife for you. WHICH TYPE DO YOU...

The popularity of these fully camera equipped quadcopters has exploded recently. Everyone is looking to get their hands on a drone and start taking aerial shots of their own. As the prices begin to tumble there has never been a better time to get your...

When I first took the plunge, and purchased my first inflatable, I was an utter novice. I picked up a cheap, second hand dinghy off ebay with a 20hp motor and took it out with the family. We loved it for its portability and ease...

Anyone who gives a hydration pack soon understands the advantages of having one. You don’t need to reach for a bottle and you will tend to drink smaller amounts on a more regular basis. These are just a couple of reasons why hydration packs are...