• Kit to take on your day hike - checklist
    13 Oct 2021 / Gabriella Burden
    A day hike or long walk is a great way to get out to explore. Whether you are planning to stick close to home or find somewhere new, there's an abundance of mini-adventures to be had. All that's left to do before you head out the door is pack your bag with the right kit. Are you walking solo, meeting friends or even taking the kids?...
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    Top 5 tips for an autumnal adventure
    12 Oct 2021
    Seasons have officially changed in the UK. We've packed away our barbecues, flung our flip-flops back in the cupboard and hung up our sun hats. For some, it’s a sad time. But for a lot of people, the start of autumn is considered one of the best times of the year. Autumn marks the transition from summer to winter. Days become noticeably...
  • Best Hiking Shoes 2021
    10 Aug 2021 / Gabriella Burden
    Who doesn't love a good walk? To see you through tough trails, over big hills, up to the highest peaks and back again, supportive and comfortable hiking shoes make a huge difference to your happiness and performance. Find the best pair for the job and make multi-day treks feel like a walk in the park. Not taking your footwear seriously can...
  • Best Outdoor Jackets
    06 Aug 2021 / Gabriella Burden
    If you live in the UK, the weather (especially this year) can be a bit hit or miss. But that shouldn't stop your adventures! Whether you're heading to the coast, the countryside or up a mountain for a hike, be prepared whatever the weather with the Best Outdoor Jackets. You may need something waterproof, windproof, with lots of pockets or...
  • How should I dress for the outdoors?
    08 Apr 2021 / Gabriella Burden
    Whichever activity you're planning to do this year, including hiking and camping, Haglöfs Less Is More (L.I.M.) series of clothing will keep you feeling comfortable in all weather. Less is more when it leaves room for everything else It's fair to say that during the last year, we have all been going on a lot more walks, seeking adventure...
  • The North Face Vectiv
    11 Mar 2021 / Damien Whinnery
    The North Face's new VECTIV™ range of trail shoes and hiking boots have piqued the interest of peak seekers since their release earlier this year - so what's different about them?
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    How ethical and sustainable is Icebreaker merino?
    03 Feb 2021 / Nassrin Chamanian
    As outdoor-lovers, we all want our clothing to be produced in an ethical and sustainable way that has a minimal environmental impact. New Zealand brand icebreaker specialise in making outdoor kit from merino wool which they believe is not only more sustainable but also the perfect material for high-performance activewear. We asked their Head of...
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    What's new on Garmin's top new multisport watches?
    07 Jul 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Which Garmin watch is best for your active lifestyle? Whether you run, swim, bike, climb, or you do a bit of everything, there's a Garmin watch that can help you track and improve your performance. Now updated to harness the power of the sun, the latest Garmin Fenix and Instinct watches will keep going as long as you do. Garmin fēnix® 6...
  • Hiking with Haglöfs
    01 May 2020 / Damien Whinnery
    On 25 February this year one of Wiggle’s outdoor specialists, Jennifer Puskar, travelled to the Lake district to take part in a hike with Haglöfs as part of their international women’s day campaign. Here's how her kit held up in the cold.
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    Osprey Poco
    08 Apr 2020 / Damien Whinnery
    As a seven-time British National Downhill Champion and three-time Enduro World Series champion (among others), Tracy Moseley is used to life on the edge.