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Product Review: Arc’teryx Women’s Beta AR Hardshell Jacket


The UK’s winter season can be mediocre sometimes, so when the temperature drops and the white stuff covers its national parks, everyone flocks outside – including me.   

Arc’teryx kindly lent me their Beta AR hardshell jacket from their Gear Library for the weekend. The scheme enables customers to test premium Arc’teryx kit before purchasing, which is ideal when you’re making investment purchases like hardshell jackets. For the piece of kit I had chosen, the Arc’teryx Beta AR hardshell jacket, I was keen to test it with a hiking weekend around the Brecon Beacons and Gower peninsula.

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Product Review: Trespass Women’s Thundurus Waterproof Jacket


If you are looking for a jacket with weatherproof qualities that won’t look out of place with your casual wardrobe, then the Trespass Thundurus Waterproof Jacket is for you.

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Product Review: Gregory SULA 18L Daypack

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With the sun (finally) peeking its head out of the clouds in the UK, I am already anticipating long summer days spent hiking around national parks and weekends exploring cities. To help me make the most of my explorations, Gregory packs recently let me test their new SULA 18L women’s rucksack, which offers added lumbar support and ventilation – ideal for intensely sunny days. Luckily the weekend’s sunny forecast meant I didn’t have to wait long to put Gregory’s SULA daypack to the test.

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