Mastering Winter Hiking: A Layering Guide

Posted by Andy Neil on Nov 14, 2023

Hiking in the winter can be a magical experience, with pristine, snow-covered landscapes and crisp, invigorating air. However, it also comes with unique challenges, including fluctuating temperatures and unpredictable weather conditions. Mastering the art of layering your clothing is essential to ensure you stay warm, comfortable, and safe during your winter hikes. In this comprehensive guid …
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10 Tips for Wet Weather Backpacking

Posted by Mark Richardson on Oct 11, 2023

#1 Take a Waterproof Cap: The hoods on shell jackets are generally pretty good, some have a decent peak but the lighter weight ones can be poor in this respect. None of them can beat wearing a waterproof cap under the hood though, the large peak keeps the rain off your face and it helps keep the hood from shifting when you turn your head. #2 Two bags are better than one: Check …
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Montane Shell Ranges Explained

Posted by Fran O'Donnell on May 03, 2023

Incorporating reliable waterproof protection, breathable fabrics as well as lightweight, packable designs, Montane's waterproof jackets combine comfort with protection. In short, a Montane waterproof jacket helps you focus on breaking new boundaries, no matter what the weather throws at you. Browse Montane's range of waterproof jackets and choose from a range of options to find the waterproof …
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Rab Kinetic Alpine 2.0 Pant Review - Trek Scotland

Posted by Trek Scotland on Apr 19, 2022

Having previously tested and reviewed the original Kinetic Alpine pant we were eager to see what alterations Rab had made to the newly updated 2.0 version. It’s instantly noticeable that Rab have not held back with making changes and have instead nearly completely redesigned the Kinetic Alpine. We often use our original pair, so having them side by side gave us a great insight into …
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