2019 ARC’TERYX ALPINE ACADEMY – Chamonix

Pursue the Perfect Mountain Experience together with renowned athletes More and more brands are hosting academy, retreats, festivals and get togethers, which for me can only be a good thing. Clearly they see value in investing in experiences beyond their products and athletes. Communities are what make sports and movements grow and Arc’teryx have been hosting their […]

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Montane launch new Trail Blazer pack Series

Fast packing, mountain marathons, adventure racing, multi day adventures…. they all share one thing in common, the necessity to carry kit over an extended period of time, often over challenging terrain, whilst the wearer is generally moving pretty fast. Yes, other than a few individuals who can seemingly run at a mere mortals average marathon […]

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1000 Mile launch new Run Anklet Twin Pack

If you like to keep your tan lines from 100s if not 1000s of miles run as low as possible, to save the embarrassment of the crew cut tan line that screams runner or rider, these new Anklet Twin packs from 1000 Mile could be right up your street. I personally started running in anklet […]

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I’ve got the bug & it’s a positive one

I’m back. What? Wait? You never left. True. I’ve been quiet. The last month has sucked. Not from a brand perspective, I’ve been fortunate to be sent some brand spanking new kit that I think many of you will be excited to read, see and learn about. When I say the last month has sucked, […]

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F-stop Kenti

Camera bags. I don’t review them often and it’s an area of gear I took a long time figuring out what I wanted to use on the go. Bigger bags aren’t so much of a minefield (well in my opinion), however, getting something that you can run and ride in, which isn’t a glorified back […]

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Ultimate Direction Race Belt 4.0

If there’s one bag brand that has been missing from these pages over the past few years, it’s Ultimate Direction. From my experiences around the UK and Chamonix, it is easily one of the two most popular storage solutions (other opinions may differ)for trail and ultra runners, regardless of ability and aspirations. I’ve been keeping […]

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TRASH FREE TRAILS – SPRING TRAIL CLEAN TOUR

Trash Free Trails are about to embark on a UK tour and you may remember a few weeks back I told you why I support this rider led non-profit. It’s more than simply getting litter out of nature and keeping woodland in its natural state. TFT/Trash Free Trails is about conscious decisions, changing attitudes to […]

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