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So you've been staring out of the office window all week, longing to be in the glorious weather that the UK is currently experiencing? Well, unfortunately, the unusually hot conditions are due for a break this weekend (typical!), but that doesn't mean you can't go out for a hike, ramble or walk! For those...
Kayak Front Image
Kayaking, like canoeing, is a not only a great form of exercise but it also an awesome way to explore areas that would otherwise be impossible to access, whether this is pulling up in a hidden Cornish cove or enjoying scenic views across central London. With this in mind, we have our list...

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Site Maintenance
As some of you may have noticed we have had a major update to the site's menu system. Previously we had two main categories: Snow News and Outdoor News. As of yesterday, these have been expanded into the following new sections: Reviews - All the latest product reviews covering cycling, running, watersports and alpine...
Stand Up Paddleboarding
Stand Up Paddleboarding or SUP for short, is taking the world of watersports by storm, with more new participants per year than any other discipline it is growing in popularity daily. Hitting the sweet spot between the short-burst action of surfing and the all-day touring of kayaking, it is an incredibly accessible sport that...
Campingaz Camp'Bistro © Jamie Witham
Weighing only 1.4kg this highly portable gas stove even comes with a carry case, making it an ideal camping accessory.Available for as little as £15.00 online it certainly doesn't break the bank!Using quick change replacement cartridges the stove is incredibly easy to get going again after running out of gas. Campingaz Camp'Bistro
Thule 598 ProRide © Thule
Unless you have a van transporting bikes around can be a real headache, so much so that it can often put a stop to a day out cycling before it has even started. Different shaped cars and bikes can make finding the correct rack incredibly tricky. We have compiled a complete rundown of the...
The incredibly sunny Porthcurno Beach © Jamie Witham
As promised here is our continuation of the best beaches Northern Cornwall has to offer (if you haven't read part one yet be sure to do so!) This time we are looking at the best swimming spots and a few hidden gems! Best for Swimming! 1. Porthcurno Beach
Fistral Beach © Jamie Witham
As the UK (and most of Europe!) enjoy an unseasonably warm spell of weather you'd be easily forgiven for thinking about summer holidays, despite it actually only being March! Cornwall is undoubtedly one of the top tourist hotspots in the UK, popular with British nationals as well as travellers from across Europe, North America...
POC Receptor Bug 2.0 Adjustable
Although predominantly aimed at snow sports the Receptor has been designed with a wide range of users in mind.Weighing in at 550g this is one of the lighter helmets on the market.Buy on Amazon - POC Receptor Bug 2.0 POC Receptor Bug 2.0 Although only 14-years old, POC has quite an...
Plant Pot Handlebar
Over the years there have been many innovations in the world of outdoor activities that truly break the mould, inventions that change the market forever. There are also some that don't like the collapsible camping watering can for example. Well here is another product that probably falls into the latter category. German design house...
We've seen many legendary Alpine athletes retire this year, greats such as Lindsey Vonn and Aksel Lund Svindal have all waved goodbye. Now it is sadly time for another to go, Sweden's Frida Hansdotter. Keen to do something truly different on her final run the Olympic Gold medalist from Pyeong Chang wore a traditional...
HandiRack Review
The latest revision of the world's first inflatable roof rack,Capable of carrying up to 80kg its universal fit enable it to be used with pretty much any car,Buy on Amazon - HandiRack Universal Inflatable roof rack bars (Black) HandiRack The HandiRack is an inflatable roof rack made by the people at...

Winter Sports Test

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It has been a busy week and although new content has been a bit wanting the last week, we have plenty of new articles and reviews coming in the next week. Last weekend we took a few interesting products with us skiing for some winter testing, so you can expect full in-depth reviews of...
Fitbit Versa Lite
The Versa Lite Edition comes in four new colours, with optional woven bands coming soon,The device can track exercise, heart rate, and sleep for £149.99,It drops features such as floors climbed, lap swim, music and Fitbit Pay from the Versa. Fitbit has just announced the launch of its new Versa Lite Edition, aimed...
Specialized has unveiled the world's lightest cycling shoe
No sport is obsessed with saving weight like cycling, whether it’s a few grams on a carbon fibre bottle cage or tactically planning a toilet break to ensure your bladder is empty at the start of the race. For some people, you can never be light enough! Specialized has unveiled a brand new...
Site Maintenance
At around lunchtime today we experienced some rather major site disruptions, unfortunately, some rather routine maintenance went slightly wrong and derailed the site for large sections of the afternoon. The good news is that everything is now working better than ever so you are free to browse our site as normal!
As long as marathon events have existed, there has always been a unique group of individuals determined to cheat their way to a better finishing time. The lengths some people go to decieve, such as cutting the course or even taking a bus can make them difficult to catch, and in many cases, it can be the...
Brighton Park Run
Parkruns are a great way to get outside and stay fit, the free-entry 5-kilometre events take part every Saturday at 9:00 am across a large number of cities, towns and villages in the UK. With competitors ranging from first-time runners to serious athletes, everyone is welcome, some events even let you run with your dog!
Could an E-Bike be for you?
Don't know your E-Bikes from your eBay? Or perhaps you are just wondering whether an electric bike is for you? Read on and learn how to navigate through the confusing jargon and become a beacon of E-Bike knowledge! What is an E-Bike An E-Bike, or electric Bicycle, is a pedal-powered bicycle...
Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show 2019 at the NEC
If you haven't read part one of our review be sure to click here and get the low-down on some of our favourite stands. Conversions Everywhere! As with all shows of this nature, there was a large number of camper van conversions on display. An excellent base for many adventurers these...
Red Paddle Co
Infront of us is an impossible number of tents, state of the art campervan conversions, a wide range of children's activities and numerous outdoor innovations, and that's just in the first hall! The Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show 2019 is the largest show off it's kind in the UK, with no-less than five halls...
Windsor Great Park
While famous for being home to both royalty and a large amount of Lego bricks, Windsor is also home to some fantastic urban cycling. Windsor Great Park is a colossal 5,000 acres in size, used initially as hunting grounds for Windsor Castle the extensive estate is now open to the public. The well-maintained park...
While we are busy producing our write up of this years show why not check out our gallery? You can either click through the slideshow or select an image below. NEC BirminghamThe show attracts thousands of visitors across the eventKayacat showing off their fantastic range of productsTrans Camper's...
St Ives view from the train
For as long as I can remember my family have been visiting Cornwall for at least one week in the summer holiday, most of my early vacation memories are from beaches in the West Country. My Dad has been going to Cornwall for even longer, staying down there as a child with his parents long before Doc...
Seven Sisters View From The Cliffs
Seven Sisters, a series of chalk cliffs located in East Sussex, hardly the description you would expect for one of the UK's most popular destinations for Asian tourists. Despite this Seven Sisters has amassed immense fame in Asia, specifically China, Taiwan and South Korea. The area itself isn't unused to media attention having appeared...
A view over one of the many bays in North Cornwall
Cornwall Council is working to secure around £25 million in investment to build an array of new trails. The additional paths would cover large areas of Cornwall and could be used for cycling and walking connecting areas previously only joined by road. Proposed routes include trails between St Agnes to Truro, Perranporth to...
Sonnenkopf In Arlberg
Austria is the undoubted home of Alpine skiing, the sheer number of resorts, the status of their skiing athletes. You cannot deny that Austrian's live and breath skiing but with so many choices where is the best place to go? That answer may come down to personal preference, perhaps you're a fan of...
Exeter Ski Club needs your help
Built by volunteers, Exeter Ski Club has been the first taste of skiing and snowboarding for many people over the years. Serving as a winter sports hub for beginners and experienced skiers alike, the dry slope is now under threat after the local council proposed selling the facility and surrounding land for housing. As...
Afan Valley Alpine Zone
Wales is a stunning country known for its diverse landscape, dramatic mountains, vast lakes and rugged terrain. Despite this, it is often overlooked as a holiday destination. This is fairly understandable if sunbathing is the main focus of your holiday as Cymru isn't exactly a suntrap but for adventurers and fans of the outdoor...
NEC Motorhome and Caravan Show 2018
Tomorrow sees the start of the 2019 Caravan, Camping & Motorhome show at the Birmingham NEC. The monstrous outdoor show sees everything from caravans and campers to tents and adventure equipment on display. It is a great chance to see all the latest gear and tech in person and even watch talks from celebrities such as Jason...

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