Outdoor Gear Reviews

Outdoor Walking and Camping Gear Reviews
Read all the latest Mud and Routes outdoor gear reviews, both walking and camping, split into handy sub categories for your convenience.

Our outdoor gear reviews include almost anything that has an outdoor slant, from waterproof jacket reviews and boot reviews, to outdoor tech and walking pack reviews, we’ve got you covered.

We always review outdoor gear honestly and we strongly believe in testing in proper conditions, on the hill, usually in Snowdonia, not on the side of some grassy car park. We prefer to review fewer items, in more detail, with the exception of anything edible.

Howies Shewaddywaddy and Hewaddywaddy Jacket Review No ratings yet.

Nia Jenkins and Dave Roberts review the Shewaddywaddy and Hewaddywaddy  jackets from Howies, with an obvious clue in the name as to which one’s the men’s and female versions. Absolutely no 1950s Teddyboy revival bands here. Shewaddywaddy I’ve recently been trying out the Shewaddywaddy jacket by Howies, a small active clothing company based in West …

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Bridgedale Trekker celebrates it’s 21st birthday No ratings yet.

Bridgedale Trekker celebrates it’s 21st birthday Showing that a great product really can stand the test of time, the Bridgedale Trekker celebrates it’s 21st birthday. The sock of choice for thousands of walkers, a bestseller in it’s field, and no wonder being a product by that well known and well established outdoor gear manufacturer based in Newtownonwards …

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OS Maps Review 4.5/5 (4)

I’ve been a keen user of digital maps ever since I bought the whole of Wales in 1:50k mapping from Tracklogs over ten years ago. That really got me hooked, but only to a certain degree as ‘proper’ 1:25k mapping was simply too expensive. I’m fully used to the way Tracklogs works, having tried out …

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