Alex is a freelance adventure writer and mountain leader with an insatiable passion for the mountains. A Cumbrian born and bred, his native English Lake District has a special place in his heart, though he is at least equally happy in North Wales, the Scottish Highlands or the European Alps. Through his hiking, mountaineering, climbing and trail running adventures, Alex aims to inspire others to get outdoors. He is currently President of the London Mountaineering Club, training to become a winter mountain leader, looking to finally finish bagging all the Wainwright fells of the Lake District and hoping to scale more Alpine 4000ers when circumstances allow. Find out more at www.alexfoxfield.com
We shoulder Osprey’s Hikelite 26 and head for the hills to put this quintessential daypack to the test
We consider if you can rely on budget hiking boots and advise on when it’s okay to spend a little less and when you really need to splash the cash
We get technical with Osprey’s Manta 24, a fully featured daypack that offers plenty of adventure potential
We venture into the mountains with Osprey’s Kestrel 38, one of the latest versions of this much-loved and fully-featured hiking backpack
We focus in on what the numbers mean on a pair of binoculars and consider what this means when choosing the best bins
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Our roundup of the best running jackets will shield you from the worst of the conditions while packing down small and light in your pack
We lace up the Aku Trekker Lite III GTX, a lightweight, waterproof hiking boot that's nigh on perfect for mountainous hikes
We load up the Berghaus MTN Guide 45+ backpack to put this key component of the Extrem range to the test in Britain’s hills and mountains
We reveal six of our favorite child-friendly summits: glorious hikes for the whole family, with three in the US and three in Britain
Advnture contributor Alex Foxfield takes on the classic UK National Three Peaks Challenge but decides to spice it up a little…
We venture out into the mountains with Berghaus’ MTN Guide GTX Pro Pant to put these uncompromising trousers to the test
Our expert advice on which items of camping gear you should splash out on for a worthy investment, and which you can probably scrimp on
Our guide to how to get your camping gear ready for summer will get your camping equipment almost as good as new for each season
Our selection of the best pop-up tents: shelters that pitch ridiculously fast, fit most budgets and come in all shapes and sizes
Our selection of the best two-person tents available today will help you select the finest shelter for couples or friends
Our roundup of the best family tents, from standard pole tents to roomy air tents and luxurious glamping setups
Our roundup of the best camping stoves features everything from lightweight backpacking beauties to meaty double burners for campsite cuisine
We take a look at the thrilling pursuit that’s been steadily making waves since it first developed on British shores almost 40 years ago
We take to the mountains in Berghaus’ MTN Guide GTX Pro Jacket, one of the standout pieces in the British brands’ technical Extrem range.
Advnture contributor Alex Foxfield remembers a snowy adventure in the English Lake District that had him falling in love with hiking
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A premium mid-layer, the ThruDark Centurion Alpine Jacket is a softshell that works arguably better as an outer
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