Nordisk Pasch PU Tent Review

Update: We no longer sell the Nordisk Pasch PU and instead recommend the Lightwave T10 Trek tent. The T10 Trek is a 1 person, 3-4 season tunnel tent weighing 1.7 kg. Ideal for solo camping and backpacking. The Nordisk Pasch PU is one of several tents from Nordisk that Cheap Tents stock. With a weight … Continue reading Nordisk Pasch PU Tent Review


Vaude Power Tokee Ultralight Tent – Review

Update: Please note that the Power Tokee has been discontinued. As an alternative we recommend the Nordisk Telemark 1 LW instead. This week's Product of the Week (09/07/12) is the Vaude Power Tokee Ultralight 2012 Tent. A tent we've chosen as a star product, it's a favourite amongst our customers and one of our best … Continue reading Vaude Power Tokee Ultralight Tent – Review

LEKI Carbonlite Trekking Pole Review

Update: We are not currently stocking the Carbonlite and instead recommend the LEKI Albula Lite Antishock walking pole which also features the ergonomic Aergon handgrip. LEKI is one of the premier brands when it comes to hiking & walking poles, their name is synonymous with building high quality products using the most technologically advanced materials … Continue reading LEKI Carbonlite Trekking Pole Review

Cycle Touring, A Guide To Essential Sleeping Gear

Bicycle Touring is an exciting, healthy way to spend your free time, either on your own, with friends or even your family! In my previous article An Introduction to Bicyle Touring the main forms of touring were defined. For most Cycle Tours the gear needed will essentially the same, although it will depend upon how … Continue reading Cycle Touring, A Guide To Essential Sleeping Gear

Are you a heavyweight, lightweight or ultralight?

You may remember, a while ago we wrote this fun quiz asking whether you are serious about reducing the weight of your backpack, when out running, walking, climbing or riding, asking: are you a lightweight? Ultralight Specialists Years and years of working in the outdoor industry, has led us into our very own that … Continue reading Are you a heavyweight, lightweight or ultralight?

Criterion Quantum 200 Sleeping Bag Tests and Review

Update: During 2014 Cumulus was rebranded as Criterion Sleeping Bags, as such references in this article which were orginally Cumulus have been changed to Criterion. To follow on from the Criterion Ultralight 200 review, the following considers the performance of the Criterion Quantum 200 sleeping bag, similar in many ways but quite different in many … Continue reading Criterion Quantum 200 Sleeping Bag Tests and Review