Category: Clothing & Equipment

  • A gadget you shouldn’t leave home without

    A gadget you shouldn’t leave home without

    Travelling with a multi-tool Whether you are backpacking around Europe staying in hostels and hotels, or camping throughout the deepest darkest Papuan rainforest, you would be silly to travel without taking along with you a multitool of some type. Experienced backpackers and travellers from all around the world claim that having a multitool with them […]

  • King of the mountain: we meet Yvon Chouinard

    King of the mountain: we meet Yvon Chouinard

    The cult hero and former climber founded the outerwear brand Patagonia in the 1960s. Now it’s experiencing a renaissance among Silicon Valley execs and hipsters, with global sales soaring to £650m

  • Fire services paying five times over the odds for kit

    Fire services paying five times over the odds for kit

    Fire services are spending vastly different amounts on basic items of equipment, with some shelling out almost 3,000 more for ladders or 27,000 more for an officer’s vehicle.