Ultralight Outdoor Gear Awards 2023

Posted by Andy Neil on Dec 22, 2023

2023 was an excellent year for new ultralight equipment and clothing, and we wanted to highlight some of our favourite gear that hit the market this year. Some pieces, like the Montbell Plasma 1000, pushed the limits of what it means to be ultralight even further. Others, like the Nemo Tensor Extreme Conditions sleeping pad, showed real innovation by raising their R-value to an industry-leading 8. …
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A Dozen Ways to Take Your Freeze-Dried Meals to the Next Level

Posted by Mark Richardson on Nov 15, 2023

Freeze Dried food is pretty good these days and here at UOG we Taste Test most of them and tell you our view – this causes arguments in the office so what you get is an average view – helpful if everyone thinks they are great or poor, but not so good if opinion is divided.Out on the trail though they can be improved, usually by the addition of one or more items that you take with you or buy …
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