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2-Person 3-Season Tents

The balance of space, weather performance and packability makes this a versatile size of tent. We've been using seven different models; each has its pros and cons.


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Trekking & Expedition Packs 50-70 Litres

Whether it's a weekend or a month away, rucksacks ranging from 50-70 litres should cover most needs. The 14 models on test here include both smaller lightweight packs and gear guzzling titans.

The entrance is small, but there's enough headroom to sit upright inside  © Dan Bailey
The entrance is small, but there's enough headroom to sit upright inside  © Dan Bailey

Lightwave S10 Sigma 1-Person Tent

It's not the last word in ultralight, says Dan Bailey, but for its weight you'd struggle to find a sturdier or more spacious solo tent than the S10 Sigma.

t10 Raid montage  © Alex Roddie
t10 Raid montage  © Alex Roddie

Lightwave t10 Raid Tent

This one-person mountain tent is lightweight, yet reliable in demanding conditions. With its durable construction it should offer many years of service, reckons Alex Roddie - but it could do with more vents.

Lightwave Firelight 250 montage  © Toby Archer
Lightwave Firelight 250 montage  © Toby Archer

Lightwave Firelight 250 Sleeping Bag

A super-light sleeping bag of high quality goose down - this half kilo bag is not cheap, but it's hard to beat in terms of...

Sarah Stirling at Godnor South in Portland, testing the Fastpack 40  © Mark Glaister
Sarah Stirling at Godnor South in Portland, testing the Fastpack 40  © Mark Glaister

30 - 40 Litre Rucksacks

Sarah Stirling tests three general purpose 30-40 litre rucksacks priced around £90-£100: the 30 litre Marmot Myrina, 32 litre...

The Lightwave G30 Trek XT in Pembroke  © Alan James
The Lightwave G30 Trek XT in Pembroke  © Alan James

Lightwave Trek Range of Tents

Alan James and his son, Sam, test out and review the big daddy of Lightwave's Trek range of tents - the G30 Trek XT.


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OutDoor 2018 - Camping Equipment  © UKC

OutDoor 2018 - Camping Gear

The UKC/UKH team have just returned from the final OutDoor show at Friedrichshafen. We saw hundreds of innovative, colourfuland exciting new products and in this roundup you can see some of the best products in the camping category:

OutDoor 2016 Montage  © UKClimbing
OutDoor 2016 Montage  © UKClimbing

OutDoor 2016 - What's New? Camping Gear Report

The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. Below are some video interviews with brand representatives, who talked us through the key features of their latest creations in camping gear.

Day Packs Montage  © UKC Gear
Day Packs Montage  © UKC Gear

DAY PACKS

A range of general purpose rucksacks suitable for day trips, from 10 to 40 litres in volume, and priced from £45-£150.


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Guying it out (note the lack of it!)  © Rob Greenwood - UKC

Competition WINNER - Win a Lightwave T20 Trail Tent

Lightwave's Trail tunnel tents combine the design qualities of the top-of-the-range Hyper models with the fabric and pole specifications of our established and highly regarded trek range. The result is outstanding all-round performance at a reason...


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