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Angus Whitby

04/03/2021

Gear Talk: Rab Cirrus Flex, Kinetic Alpine & Downpour Eco Jacket Review.

When it comes to jackets, one brand who continuously excels to deliver incredibly versatile and fully comprehensive products is Rab. Following our review of Everything We Love About Rab, today we wanted to do a full focus on some of our favourite jackets. If you’re on the hunt for either your first quality outdoor jacket or are looking for your next jacket, this list will help point you in the right direction based on your next adventure! Today we’ll be focusing on 3 key lines, the Cirrus Flex 2.0, the... Read More

25/02/2021

Top Tips For Food Sustainability With The Cambridge Food Hub

As part of our sustainable living series, we are spending time speaking to local initiatives and schemes that challenge the way we currently view the world we live in and offer unique, interesting and insightful ways to live more sustainably. Today we’re speaking to The Cambridge Organic Food Company (COFCO) and Cambridge Food Hub, a local Cambridge based independent vegetable food company who are placing power back in the hands of the people and striving towards creating a future for accessible, healthy and sustainable food for everyone. We caught up... Read More

25/02/2021

Everything We LOVE About Rab

If there’s one thing we love it’s putting the focus on a brand that inspires our customers and helps you think “Hey that looks awesome, I’d love to be able to do that!”. One brand who often goes over and above in this area is Rab. That’s why today wanted to focus on everything we absolutely love about Rab, highlighting some of the fantastic initiatives they run and how you buy with confidence knowing that their gear is going to help you achieve your next adventure goal! Let’s get exploring!... Read More

24/02/2021

Our Tips For Healthy Living

Amidst the hustle and bustle of daily life and all of the constant distractions and stresses that brings, it can often be difficult to stop to take a moment and let yourself relax. With more and more people suffering from mental health conditions, stress and anxiety, Today we wanted to outline just some of our favourite tips for healthy living and how you can use them to improve your own physical and mental well being! Get Outdoors / Exercise It’s no real surprise this is top of our list! But... Read More

19/02/2021

Everything We LOVE About Osprey!

We love celebrating brands who share our values of a commitment to excellence, high quality products and who help you get out there and fall in love with the outdoors. Today we’re focusing on one of our favourites and their incredible range of backpacks, Osprey! Founded in the golden state of California back in 1974 by Mike Pfotenhauer with a single sewing machine, Osprey have now become a renowned name across the globe for delivering incredibly high quality outdoor kit that are being used on the highest mountains to the... Read More

17/02/2021

Lockdown Stories: Tasha Steel

In this episode of our Lockdown stories series, we’re speaking to award winning travel and lifestyle blogger Tasha Steel. Tasha lives in the Northeast of England, between Sunderland and Durham and is an enormous advocate for getting outdoors. We asked Tasha about not only her own lockdown experience, but to get your taste for adventure tingling, her favourite travels and why they meant so much to her! For more Lockdown Stories, check out our previous interview with Mammut Climber Ethan Walker! “If we’re going worldwide, the best place I’ve ever... Read More

17/02/2021

Outdoor Trousers: What are they and why do you need them?

Outdoor clothing comes in all shapes and sizes, from jackets, to boots, there can be an awful lot to consider, however perhaps one of the more easily overlooked items of clothing that many people often neglect when heading outside is their trousers! In the same way that there’s a jacket for every occasion, so too is there a pair of trousers designed for your every need! Today we’ll be breaking down the main types of trousers and giving you some great examples on how and when to use them. So... Read More

11/02/2021

Sustainable Shopping: 5 Easy Tips To Make Your Outdoor Gear More Sustainable

The idea of ‘sustainability’ has become somewhat of an ambiguous term in recent years. With so much information and guidance out there on what we can all be doing to keep our impact on the planet more sustainable it has all become a bit of a minefield for the general outdoors person to know what to do… As outdoor clothing and footwear is really our area of expertise, we thought we’d help cut out all of the noise and give you 5 super simple, easily actionable tips that you can... Read More

27/01/2021

Should you be using walking poles?

Chances are that if you’re reading this you’ve perhaps seen someone using a set of walking poles and thought, I wonder why they’re using those? Or perhaps thought you’d like to give them a try for yourself but weren’t sure where to start? Well let us and our friends at Leki help you out! What are the different types of walking poles? The first thing to note is that not all walking poles are made equal and much like walking boots, there are a variety of poles out there –... Read More