There are a large range of tents, from low cost festival tents to high specification mountain tents and even large capacity multi person family tents. The choice is massive so to help you in your selection our experts have drawn up some jargon busting advice on buying a tent.
Whether you need a sleeping bag to sleep over indoors, or to scale a mountain or anything in between we have a large range to choose from. With choice comes confusion, to help you in choosing the best sleeping bag for your requirement we have some advice for you.
Walking boots and footwear are a hikers most essential piece of kit. A poor fit will result in a miserable time, as will an inappropriate boot. To ensure you select the most suitable boot for you we have some advice on choosing your walking boots.
Going away or on an expedition? Below are equipment and clothing checklists for different types of trips. We aren't promising that they will contain all the bits you need but they are certainly a good starting point when getting your kit together.
You need to learn more about the Jetboil, we have put together this page with some Jetboil review videos, Jetboil comparisons and some information on each Jetboil System so you can weigh up each system to make your trip a much more pleasurable one, whether camping, climbing or mountaineering.
Choosing a stove or grill can be tricky, its difficult to tell the difference between burners, what they are designed to do and what their capabilities are. Because of these difficulties we have created this advice page to help make your decision the correct one.
This page contains information on what each burner or burner series is best used for, there is also information including, features and compatible appliances.
Snugpak sleeping bags are some of the most technologically advanced sleeping bags on the market with a variety of technologies used both on the external of the sleeping bag, the inner and the insulation itself. This page has been created to explain these technologies.
For more information please see our information page.
One of the most popular and pleasurable parts of any camping trip is building a campfire, cooking on it, telling stories around it and enjoying spending time outdoors until late in the night. But how to approach building a great fire safely by your tent is an important consideration. We’ve come up some of the most important aspects of building a great camp fire this season.
For anyone who has been camping and hated the lack of luxuries available, then camping is a great alternative solution – not only can you take basic amenities with you like chemical toilet and shower, a fridge, and you can even have a television and sleep in a comfy bed for the duration of your holiday.
After sixth form or college, many young people go on gap years to experience new things, learn new skills, volunteer, meet new people, and above all create some lifelong memories before embarking on work placements or university studies. If you are planning on taking a gap year before university, you will need to ensure that you take the right equipment and pack light!
When it comes to camping and staying in the great outdoors, there are a few unwritten rules that campers need to follow – these rules aren’t to stop you having a great time but they need to be adhered to so that everyone has the best time possible!
Camping means that a lot of the time you are outdoors, which means that a lot of the time you will inevitably be exposed to the elements, and whether it is scorching sun, heavy rain or gale force winds you are competing with, it is very important to look after your camping equipment so that it lasts more than one camping trip!
Getting your camping gear together is one of the most important components in ensuring a successful camping trip. When it comes to cooking great outdoor meals, you will also need to check you have the right cooking equipment with you, or you will just be eating whatever you can find...and no one wants that! So here it is; your very own camp cooking equipment checklist.
Many people plan caravanning holidays while the sun is still shining and the weather is hot, but the popularity of winter caravanning is reaching an all time high, and it is no wonder – it’s a great way to get out of the house and get a change of scenery without all the summer rush of camping crowds!
Backpacking is quite simply a hike to a camping location; however, the activity is very popular with gap year students and adventurous travellers alike and is often considered one of the most exciting experiences of a lifetime. Packing the right gear to appropriately kit you out for a trip is vital in ensuring a successful stay wherever you go.
When camping, a campfire can be one of the special treats of living outdoors. However, fire safety is just as important in the outdoors as it is in the home, and following some basic campfire safety rules can ensure the wellbeing of all campers.