Active-Traveller - outdoor gear and kit reviews
Independent Gear reviews for travel and active equipment including jackets, walking boots, backpacks, GPS, Clothing, Bikes, camping, climbing, walking
We take the windproof chested Polaris Mica out on test to see if it keeps the chill at bay
We put the Coleman Excursion 36QT cool box to the test at the height of the British summer.
Whether a general use exped mitt or a just-in-case ski touring accessory, we put the Rab Endurance Mitt to the test
With promises of versatility and a snug fit, we took the Gore Bike Wear Phantom II Women's softshell out on test
The North Face is synonymous with the great outdoors, which is where we put its Gold Kazoo sleeping bag to the test.
Lowe Alpine calls the Eclipse 35 'the perfect pack for those with a go anywhere, do anything attitude'. It's a big claim, but does it make good on it? Our review finds out.
Will a combination of merino wool and more standard polyester prove to be the perfect blend for baselayer use? We review the latest from Pearl Izumi, the Transfer Wool.
Somewhere between a summer and winter glove, we test these Gore Power Trail Windstopper Light gloves and see if they keep the spring chill at bay
We test the Softie 9 Hawk sleeping bag to see if its straightforward no-frills approach is all you need for 3-season camping comfort.
We took these Sportful NoRain tights out to test their nan technology waterproofing in the real world
We review SKS's take on the classic front triangle frame bag to see if its one-size-fits-all is bike tour ready
We test UST's Base Bug Tent shelter and BASE all-weather tarp for minimalist bite-free bivvying under the stars
We review the Rab Nuetrino Endurance 3 season sleeping bag to see if its high price is matched by equally impressive performance and comfort.
We put the women's specific Thermarest Mira HD sleeping bag to the test to see if they've gone a step further than just 'shrinking it and pinking it'.
We couldn't review bike baggage without getting some gear from the quintessential cycling baggage brand, Ortlieb in there so here it is, our review of the Back Roller Plus.