Category Archives: Gear Testing

S/S pocket stove

I received this mini woodburner with a subscription to TGO. Very well made and designed by Bob at backpackinglight.co.uk. It was certainly fun to use, but the wood was damp and the wind was very strong. Managed to start it … Continue reading

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Backrest for backpackers

An idea of my brother’s. Works well too. Could use a brolly as the cross brace if needed. No extra weight then. Need an internal frame sack tho, so won’t work with my golite jam.

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Tarps

Having just purchased a new tarp, I thought I’d have a play in the garden

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Pack cover

I purchased this sea to summit pack cover, size small from TK Max, a bargain at £6.99, I thought. Here is a pic of it over a golite Jam. A snug fit, but that’ll help to stop it filling with … Continue reading

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Playing with Tarps

Yesterday, Sunday 10th June. Alistair and I had a wander from the top of the road running up through Masongill. We parked the car as the metalled road turns into a rough track. This is known as Turbary road, and … Continue reading

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