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 put the Coleman Twist+ 300 LED camping lantern to the test.
We test Nordisk's versatile four-person tent, the Reisa, to see how well it adapts to a wet, windy early British summer
A kettle is such a simple but vital piece of equipment for anyone who loves a brew, we review the 'foldable' Outwell Collaps to see if it can give you that home from home feel.
We test Coleman's biggest FastPitch blow-up tent, the cavernous 6-person FastPitch Air Valdes, to see how well it lives up to its name. Could this be the best 6-person tent money can buy?
Aerobed is the king of the premium airbed market, but does its attempt at a camping orientated bed cut the mustard in the great outdoors? We review the Active Double to find out.
We take the Easy Camp Sarin foldaway camp kitchen for a family camping trip to test its practicality and durability.
We put the highly acclaimed Outwell Montana 6SA to the test during a family camping trip to the Forest of Dean.
We test Thule's multi-sport adventure-ready Chariot Cougar 1, the child trailer cum pushchair which is purpose built for taking your young ones with you on outdoors adventures
With Gore's fine Windstopper fabric, we test the Specialized Deflect H2O Expert to see if it lives up to the material's potential
A super-light essential, designed for eating out of stand-up bags of freeze-dried calories, we test the Optimus Titanium Long Spoon in its natural, remote environment
We take these Giordana Forma Red Carbon Bib three quarters out on the road to test if the Italians still have the edge on cycle clothing
By combining the Cameleon lens with their Bivouak frame, Julbo claim to offer category 4 glacier-ready sunglasses that can transform to category 2 all-rounders. We put it to the test.
We test Giro's mountain bike specific Montaro cycling helmet that is practically bristling with safety technology and functional features
We put X Bionic's Biking Pro socks to the test to see how well they cope with hard riding during rising spring temperatures.
We review the Cateye Volt 800 front light.