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
Exclusive review of the ProRide 598 roof-mounted cycle carrier, brand new from Thule.
We test the Hi-Tec Altitude Lite - a boot that aims to be minimal on price as well as on weight
We test the Force Ten Alpine 25 - a pack which has been designed to be all things to all men and women. Does it manage it? Read on...
We test the Arc'teryx Bora 2 Mid GTX, which is an innovative approach to hiking boots that you'll probably either love or hate
We test the Exped Summit Lite - the ideal pack for stuffing in your bag while travelling, ready for use on easy hikes and wandering around town.
We test the Hanwag Tudela Light GTX to find out if it's everything you need in a lightweight hiking boot. Spoiler alert: it is.
We put the Vango Trail 25 to the test - a pack pack for anyone after a budget pack for less demanding hikes
This cleverly designed stretchy phone holder from PhoneHug is compatible with all modern smart phones without hampering any functionality and comes in a variety of vibrant colours.
Active Traveller tests the Osprey Stratos 24 - a pack which looks good and performs well, and will work for pretty much any kind of hiker
We review the Columbia Peakfreak XCRSN Mid to see if its performance matches up to its good looks
We review Thule's Touring L entry-level roof box to see if it matches up to the quality of the Swedish company's higher-end luggage carrying solutions
We test the latest POV wannabe action camera, the Activeon CX to see how well it can take on the entry-level GoPro.
The roll along trolley bag from Antler is part of the new Tundra range aimed at active travellers. We very much liked the backpack reviewed previously for its quality and simplicity, does the trolley bag impress as much?
We put La Sportiva's Trango S Evo GTX to the test to see if this made-for-mountains boot is as serious as looks.
We test the Berghaus Expeditor Ridge AQ, with its rather plain looks to see if its performance is as good as its price.
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