First Impressions: Suunto Traverse Watch

The moment I walked in from work I could see the box sitting on the side. It didn't take much to work out what was in it, the stamp had clearly been applied somewhat hastily but it was easy to work out the word ‘Suunto’ pressed to the side of the well...
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Review: Scarpa Boostic

Steeper shoes When I started rock climbing a few years ago, I remember trying on my first pair of climbing shoes. I didn't know much about shoes back then - but it seemed obvious at the time that the hooked-toe down-turned variety were probably not what I...
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REVIEW: MSR Hubba Hubba NX

A tent is your home away from home, your shelter from the storm. Like houses, there are numerous different designs, styles & sizes available. What kind of tent you choose will depend on a variety of factors. There isn't really one tent that will excel for...
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Review: Scarpa Kinesis GTX

There are a few common truths when it comes to outdoor gear. One of those is that wearing good quality footwear it vital to getting the most from your time in the outdoors. Further to that, finding boots (or shoes) that both fit well & are appropriate for...
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Review: Scarpa Crux

Since purchasing my Scarpa Crux in May they have quickly become the shoes that I generally go to first when heading outdoors. Over the last 6 months I have used them on day walks in Sydney, approach shoes when climbing in the Blue Mountains, trekking in the...
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REVIEW: Western Mountaineering HighLite

Earlier this year, along with my Girlfriend, I embarked on a 230km hike through the Outback; the Larapinta Trail. On this long distance, self supported hike, everything had to be taken into consideration - not least, the sleeping bag. Western Mountaineering...

First Look: Suunto Traverse Watch

Suunto Australia has announced the release of a new outdoor watch with simple navigation for aspiring outdoor enthusiasts. Suunto Traverse combines traditional outdoor functions with GPS/GLONASS navigation in a robust, modern construction. The navigation...