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The Deuter Guide: the Outdoor Professionals choice

First up, I must make it clear that Deuter have in now way sponsored this post. We have bought all 3 of our Deuter guides and love them so much that we need you to know how brilliant they are! (However, if you’d like to sponsor our (Hev’s) backpack addiction mr/mrs Deuter, we will happily comply!) Our first Deuter guide, the men’s 35+ litre sack is coming on for 10 years old. It’s been used for everything from ice climbing to multi pitch o alpine mountaineering and  ...

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Giveaway: Trekmates DryPack

Need a pack that can carry your kit and keep it dry on a day out in the grey outdoors? No, that’s not a typo, this bag is a great solution to adventures on a soggy day. It’s lightweight, it’ll keep your down jacket fluffy and won’t let your sandwiches get soggy! Having spent the day with ours on our backs, walking in what felt like a hurricane at times, we can vouch for the comfort and waterproof-ness. Because what better way is there to spend Christmas Eve than  ...

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Trail Marathon Wales; What I Learnt Training For My First 26 miles

First off, if you’re looking for a fast time or a walk in the park, this may not be the post for you. However, if you fancy a real challenge in the most beautiful environment with an amazing atmosphere, let me tell you about Trail Marathon Wales and everything I learnt while training for it. Salomon’s Trail Marathon Wales is a 26.4ish mile trail run based in the beautiful forest surrounding Coed Y Brenin, on the edge of Snowdonia National Park. The course is fully marked  ...

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Review – Camelbak Hydration Vest

I was running, further away from roads on mountain trails, and it hit me that I’m more than a bit accident Prone. I realised that, if I hurt myself I’d struggle to get to a road, if it was cold I’d get hypothermic and it would basically turn a nice run in to an epic day. I needed something that could comfortably carry a spare layer, water, my phone, a few first aid essentials and some snacks.

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