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Gear

GEAR REVIEW -BOOT DRYERS

Item: Boot Dryers Cost: c£19 Used for: Drying your boots in wet weather! Enjoyment Level: Warm, dry, toasty feet! TREAT OF THE WEEK – BOOT DRYERS A few years ago I climbed Snowdon in the pouring rain.  It was great fun but my boots were soaked and no amount of newspaper was going to get…

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GEAR REVIEW – OSPREY AURA 50L BACKPACK WITH ACCESSORIES

Item: Osprey Aura 50l Rucksack Cost: c£130 Used for: Multi-Day Hikes / Long Trails Enjoyment Level: Very comfy Osprey Pack Review after 3 years+ of use! I first purchased my Osprey Aura 50l pack in 2016 in preparation for my first Camino experience.  I remember spending hours and hours online looking for the right pack…

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GEAR REVIEW – COLUMBIA WOMEN’S HIKING SHIRT

Item: Women’s Columbia Hiking Shirt Cost: c£35 Used for: Walks in the heat Enjoyment Level: Brilliant on the Camino Hiking Shirt Review after over 18 months of use! In January 2018 I purchased my first hiking shirt.  I was not sure if a hiking shirt was for me as I am more of a t-shirt…

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GEAR REVIEW – MONTANE INEO WOMENS PRO PANTS

Item: Montane Women’s Hiking Leggings Cost: £70 Used for: All my walks! Enjoyment Level: Should have swapped years ago! Hiking Leggings Review after over 1000 miles! In September 2018 I purchased my very first pair of hiking leggings.  I spent ages online looking for the right pair that would suit my needs.  I wanted something…

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GEAR REVIEW – ALTRA LONE PEAK 4.0 WOMENS

Item: Altra Lone Peak Trail Runners Total Cost: £139.00 Used for: 3 Season Hiking Enjoyment Level: Best shoes so far! Gear Review after 600 miles! After watching endless YouTube videos I was hooked with the Altra Lone Peak 4.0’s so I purchased a pair in May 2019.  Since then I have walked two long-distance trails.…

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TREAT OF THE WEEK | SOLAR POWER PACK

Item: Solar Power Pack Total Cost: £35.99 Used for: Long Distance Hikes Enjoyment Level: I’ll let you know! Treat of the week When Jason joined me on the South Downs Way I had “gear envy” as he showed me his new solar charging pack.  This thing was heavy and I initially dismissed it for any…

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TREAT OF THE WEEK | MIDORI TRAVEL JOURNAL

Item: Midori Travel Journal & refills Total Cost: c£25 for the journal & £7.95 for refill packs of 3 Used for: Daily journalling Enjoyment Level: Couldn’t live without it. Treat of the week I have been a fan of writing a diary or journal since I was a teenager.  I have a whole range of…

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TREAT OF THE WEEK | BEAR NOTE TAKING APP

Item: iOS App & Apple Watch App Total Cost: free Used for: Journaling on the go Enjoyment Level: So far so good! Treat of the week As many of you may know, I enjoy documenting my travels and recording the stories and ideas as they happen.  When I am walking, endless ideas pop into my…

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TREAT OF THE WEEK | BACKPACK RAIN COVER & AIRPORT BAG COMBO

Item: Backpack airport bag/rain cover Total Cost: £10.99 Used for: Backpacking abroad Enjoyment Level: So far so good! Treat of the week – Not just a rain cover… This little product is wicked! No longer do I need to carry cling film with me to the airport or pay for expensive wrapping service to protect…

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