I’ve just been packing for a couple nights away and thought I’d pop on here and write a quick post (mainly to brag) about my new Fjall Raven duffel bag. It’s made from their waxed fabric, called G-1000, which is mega strong and will definitely last me years. It’s straps are made from a really high quality and natural coloured leather. The way their made means you can carry it in your hand, over your shoulder or like a…

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  I’m a huge fan of outdoor cooking, I absolutely love it. It’s something about the added satisfaction and flavour that comes from preparing food in the great outdoors. Despite my enjoyment, I tend to get a bit stuck in a rut when it comes to choosing what delicacies to prepare; burgers, sausages, mackerel and steak, all tend to make a regular appearance. So recently I’ve been looking for new ways of cooking more interesting and unusual meals. I’ve recently…

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  The Coleman Powerhouse Lantern is a 2 Mantle Lantern that is simple to use and cheap to fuel. I just can’t think of lanterns without imagining Cornish mines and miners, that’s why I decided to take my new Coleman Lantern down to a local mining engine house to test it out. If you were a Cornish miner over 200 years ago, you’d have loved to of got your grubby mitts on one of these beasts; Powerhouse is a very…

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  Some products are synonymous with a brand that makes them: Jeans – Levis MP3 Players – iPods Sunglasses – RayBans If I said lighters then I’m pretty confident that I know what you’d say… Zippo! I’ve always loved Zippo lighters but have never actually owned one, until now! My admiration for Zippo lighters started a fair few years ago, when I was a young lad in Scouts. The Scout leader had a silver Zippo that he would start by…

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  As I always say great things come in small packages (I’ll let you insert your own joke there). The 5.11 Tactical TMT A1 fully conforms with this proverb and is a whole lotta torch crammed into a small package. When I ordered it I pondered over what made it tactical and wondered why everything I had read about it had been so positive. Upon it’s arrival my queries were quickly answered. The TMT A1 is all the torch you…

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  If you look in camping shops or the big knife shops like The Knife Warehouse you soon realise that the variety of knives is enormous. Throughout my years of camping and larking about outdoors I’ve acquired a fair collection of knives and a fair bit of (the greatest weapon) – knowledge. I thought I’d impart some of my brain power on you readers and explain the many features and uses of some of the many different shapes and sizes…

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  I first saw a Kelly Kettle at a rock festival, I remember being wowed by the simplicity and brilliance of it’s design. I gazed across our groups camp, looking enviously on as the Kettle’s owner boiled water with ease. So what is a Kelly Kettle? To find out the answer we need to travel back in time over a hundred years to the 1890’s to Lough Conn, County Mayo in Ireland, where a young farmer and fisherman called Patrick…

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  I’ve been in need of a pair new practical boots for walking, they needed to be comfortable, waterproof and breathable. After lots of searching I came across the Sierra Duck Waterproof Boot from Hi-Tec. Although I’ve never owned a pair of Hi-Tec shoes before, I decided to try them as I had heard good things, they hit all the marks and looked perfect. Soon after ordering, the postman brought me my new footwear. Upon opening the box I was…

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  Bronzemoon outdoors is a website that is becoming vastly terrible for my bank balance, I’ve recently had another impulse-buy in the shape of the Bushmaster Survival Axe. I’ve always been a big fan of bushcraft and survival specialists like Ray Mears and Bear Grylls; this axe definitely looks like something they would use. Unfortunately / fortunately I don’t travel around barren landscapes like they do, but I do enjoy a bit of wild camping and alike. As you can…

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  As a Cornishman I feel as though I have a natural affinity for mining. This feeling was increased after I bought this miners light style headlight from Bronzemoon Outdoors. The headlight is uber bright. I’ve been using it this week while looking after my dad chickens and it’s paid dividends. Going up in the dark to close up all the chicken coups has been made super easy with this headlamp, as it leaves both hands free to lock up…

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