MSR Hubba Hubba NX

the MSR Hubba Hubba NX (or Hubba NX2 as I’ve seen listed) is MSR’s light 2 man, 3 season tent and has been gaining a lot of popularity across social media so I bagged one to replace our aging but bomber TNF Tadpole 2 – lets see how it faired on a Scottish Autumn wild camp.Read more

Arches Park : the bit I missed!

While the Road Trip report dedicated to Arches contains much more , I had missed some photos and the afternoon hike so putting here for completeness 🙂           The following photos are taken on an afternoon hike up to overlook Delicate Arch from a distance, it was from here we decided to get up at dawn and hike up to the Arch itself and try to avoid the crowds at such an iconic and popular structure.Read more

US Road Trip Report #6 Bryce Canyon

I don’t mind admitting I’d never heard of Bryce canyon until we got chatting to a very cool retired gentleman in a bar in Jackson Hole.(I am known to start talking to anyone who gets within 5 feet and in the US many folks are the same so we met many new friends along the way.  He was telling us how he’d retired with his wife, they’d bought a camper van and were touring all over the US for monthsRead more

Fjern Breen Insulated Jacket

For those that follow me you will know I have become a real fan of Fjerns clothing / equipment since I found them via Sport Pursuit around 2 years or so ago and since purchasing their superb Orkan hard shell waterproof Jacket (review here) and posting my review they have been kind enough to let me try out other items – most recently I just received the Breen Medium / Light Insulated jacket . A full review will follow onceRead more

US Nat Park Report #3 Yellowstone – Day 1

Without writing about 400 pages ad using a million photographs it would be impossible to share the complete glory of the scale, diversity and sheer beauty of Yellowstone National Park so I’ve decided just to focus in on the 3 days we spent there and the key thing we took in which gives you some hint as to just how incredible it is.Read more