The UKC Gear Guide will take you through all you need to know about kit when taking your early steps into the outdoors. We'll cover everything from the differences between synthetic and merino baselayers to the age-old down vs synthetic debate, and shed some light on the many different products out there to help you find the gear that's right for you.
The weird and wonderful world of gear can be a confusing place for beginners - so let us be your guide...
Rachael and Rob talk through the pros and cons of down and synthetic insulation and explain which to use in certain situations. They explain the difference in packability, how they perform when wet, breathability, and weight.
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