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 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.
We review Topeaks versatile Fuel Tank frame bag.
Our review of the Endura FlipJak cycling jacket reveals a surprisingly versatile and unique offering.
We test the cold-beating Nordisk Celcius sleeping bag - could this be our sleeping bag of choice for lightweight UK adventures?
We take this budget women specific offroad bike for review. Will the Cube Access WLS cut it on dirt for this bargain price?
Australian sports apparel brand 2XU look to wow the UK market with their range of technical sports clothing, we review the Compression Tights to see whether they compete.
We put the Therm-a-Rest Quadra camping chair to the test to see if the weird and wacky design works.
We review the Leki Khumbu walking poles on a 2-day hike in the Brecon Beacons, find out how well they performed on this varied terrain.
We put the Ice X short sleeve running t-shirt to the test.
Aimed at lightweight climbers and alpinists, the Vaude Scopi 32 LW backpack could be the ideal day sack for lightweight fans everywhere. Read our review to find out how we rate it.
In true Swiss Army knife style, Victorinox have added a survival essential to their bomber INOX range in the form of a paracord bracelet. We put it to the test in the woods.
We review the Rival Short, part of Rab's casualwear Escape range to see how well they fit the active travel ideal