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Ed Benton
Hiking / Camping Aficionado - IT Professional
Hiking / Camping Aficionado - IT Professional
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The following press release is from Osprey Europe:   Osprey Europe is extremely proud to announce its continued partnership with the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA). Since 2013, Osprey has been a devoted Summit Member to EOCA and…
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Ever run so hard you puke? Claire really enjoyed pushing herself on a brutal race up Ben Nevis for charity
The Ben
The Ben
hikersblog.co.uk
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Chip has put the Zenith 75 by Osprey through its paces. Check out his review!
Osprey Xenith 75 Review
Osprey Xenith 75 Review
hikersblog.co.uk
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Eamonn bought a MSR Elixir II last year and has been using it extensively since. He shares his thoughts on its performance in this detailed review.
MSR Elixir 2
MSR Elixir 2
hikersblog.co.uk
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I’ve been a big fan of Osprey rucksacks for a few years, and have previously purchased a few, notably their Kestrel 68 which was used extensively for 5 weeks during ‘The Long Walk North’.  Just a couple of months after I completed that trek, I was…
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  First Impressions Having never used an Osprey backpack before I looked forward to seeing if they lived up to the high expectations the Osprey brand carries with it. My previous pack the Vango Nanga served me well. How would the Osprey Aether 70 compare?…
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Imagine if you would arrive at camp after a long trek to discover your stove has a failure! That question lead me to purchase a secondly ‘back-up’ stove. My requirements were as follows – The secondly stove had to fit within my cooking system. – The stove…
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Over the past five months I’ve been putting the Lowa Renegade GTX Mid hiking boot to the test to see how it performs with Irish mountains,woodlands and trails. Before going into a performance review I’d like to mention how I found the boots out of the…
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I’ve had the Osprey Xenith 88 for a few years now. The huge, hulking behemoth of a rucksack has been a fixture on many of our trips. Similarly, my 32 litre Montane Medusa has been great for day trips and ultralight bivvy trips. I felt the need for…
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John spends a day wandering around the Mournes, taking in the sights and sounds of the Irish Autumn
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