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The Best Walking Routes on Anglesey

Often overshadowed by the mountains of Snowdonia, the walking on Ynys Mon, or Anglesey shouldn’t be underestimated. Not only are there plenty of easier walks, suitable for all the family, there’s the entire coastal path to polish off! We’ve already got more than 50 routes of various kinds on the site, and still growing, here’s …

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TrailPix Tripod Review

Some of you might remember our article on the Joby Gorilla Pod and how impressed we were with a tripod option without the hassle of heavy weight in the pack. Well we think we’ve found an equally ingenious option! The Trail Pix is the brainchild of Andy Stough a professional engineer from Cary, NC, USA …

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DrCoolWraps

We all suffer a sport/activity injury every once in a while, be it a bump, bruise or sprain, and when it happens we often resort to compression as a solution. And why not? It offers reduced pain, reduced swelling and reduced recovery time. Add to this a period of cold therapy; say the application of …

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BattleOats 2.0

Maybe you recall our review of the first incarnation of BattleOats, found here. Although impressed by the credentials and stats the one thing that left it a little lacking was the taste. Which let’s face it is quite essential in the overall scheme of things! So when BattleOats came back in contact with us to …

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Karrimor Monsoon Mid Boot Review

We’ve used all sorts of boots at M&R and our experience with boots at the cheaper end of the market hasn’t always been positive. So our expectations for these Karrimor Monsoon Mid Waterproof boots wasn’t particularly high to start with considering the RRP of £69.99 and a general availability around the £50 mark. They boast …

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Snowdonia Walks from Capel Curig

Capel Curig probably boasts more pubs than houses, and more walks than pubs. That makes it a great base for walking, where you can set off on a different walk every day from your doorstep. Here’s a selection of predominantly mountain walks from Capel Curig into the Carneddau, Glyderau and the Moelwynion. The Carneddau Challenge  Epic …

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Extremeties Super Windy Gloves

Terra Nova are best known for their tents, with those in the know starting to appreciate their new range of packs and sleeping bags. You don’t usually associate them with gloves and socks, which is probably as they’re branded as ‘Extremeties’. Being asked to review a couple of these gloves, I had high expectations from …

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The Edge of Wales Walk

If you want to take a walking holiday and really go lightweight, why not get someone else to carry your heavy bags for you? The Edge of Wales Walk offers just that along the spectacular Llyn coast… Many people choose to start the walk at Caernarfon, famous for its magnificent 13th century castle. The route …

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