Emergency Kit

The Best Repair Patches and Tapes

We’ve all been there. You’ve got a waterproof bag or jacket that’s come off the worse for an encounter with some barbed wire, or you’ve skewered your overtrousers with a crampon spike. Needle and thread are hardly paractical in this instance, so what patches really work? We may be dedicated here at Mud and Routes, […]

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What is Safesport ID?

For the last few weeks I’ve been sporting a rubber band on my left wrist, this isn’t my attempt to return to my teenage years, nor a show of support for the latest fashionable charity. No, this is the SafeSport ID, and as the name suggest it’s a bracelet that offers you safety by storing

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Vango Storm Shelter 400 Review

The Vango 400 Storm Shelter is an essential bit of kit of you’re walking in a group in foul weather, especially if you’ve got any kids or even newbies in the group. These group shelters pack to nothing, well about the size of a honeydew melon (it’s always got to be comparable to a fruit for

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