We are active outdoors people and have been fortunate to be invited to get behind the scenes of many outdoor suppliers, manufacturers and key story makers in the industry.

In this blog we will update you with some of those stories, about people, products or places which you may find entertaining and add to your coffee break!

If there's any juicy gossip to hear about, this is the place to find it!


23 April 2018  |  Admin

3mm Titanium pegs or stakes, are fantastic for getting through tough ground and holding your shelter down in the worst of storms.

However the grey material is far too easy to miss on most earth floor matter. In mud, gravel, long grass, in the bushes, in the autumn and frost covered ground.

A heavy gust of wind and your peg could be flicked into the undergrowth making it virtually impossible to find them again in the bramble, heather or bushes.

23 April 2018  |  Admin

Most siliconized fabric shelters and tents require seam sealing and this sometimes puts people off as they are concerned it is a complicated or hard proceedure.

If you prepare yourself and the items you need for the project, it can take very little time and the results will not only look good, but it will also keep you dry too!

This video takes you through the process of seam sealing a medium sized tent.

6 March 2018  |  Admin

Porridge is such a great start to the day but that doesn't mean it has to be just oats!

12 February 2018  |  Admin

Sleeping Mats for Camping – Choices and Repair

Lying on cold hard ground will conduct the heat away from your body and is potentially very uncomfortable too! Today there are many different sleeping mats available but the aim of all of them is to insulate you from the ground while offering varying degrees of comfort. All mats are now R rated. The higher the R rating, the higher the insulation property.

1 February 2018  |  Admin

There is a huge range of footwear available for outdoor pursuits from traditional leather boots through to Vibram 5 finger shoes. Many of us have a range of different footwear for different outdoor occasions but whatever you have, you need to take care of it!

This blog post will help you get the best from your investment and help maintain the life of your boots and shoes for as long as possible.

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