After spending a decade as editor of Country Walking, the UK’s biggest-selling walking magazine, Jonathan moved to edit Outdoor Fitness magazine, adding adrenaline to his adventures and expeditions. He has hiked stages or completed all of the UK's national trails, but was once overtaken by three Smurfs, a cross-dressing Little Bo Peep, and a pair of Teletubbies on an ascent of Snowdon. (Turns out they were soldiers on a fundraising mission.)
We unzip and reveal 10 types of tent, consider the pros and cons of each design and decide which ones are best for different kinds of adventures
Exactly when does a hill become a mountain? Is there even an exact answer? We consider the attributes an upland must boast before it can proudly call itself a mountain
Stride out and stay dry in our selection of the best waterproof trousers, no matter what the clouds chuck at you
A bargain bag, the Vango Nitestar 150 is capable of providing comfort on all sorts of outdoor adventures
Our selection of the best hiking backpacks, for everything from fast and light adventures on the trails to long backcountry expeditions
Check out the best solar chargers to keep your GPS, phone, smartwatch, head torch and other hiking essentials topped up during trips in the great outdoors
Get set for a summer under canvas with our selection of the best 2-season sleeping bags for camping in warmer weather
Our 15 tips on how to camp in comfort will make night’s under the canvas every bit as comfortable as nights in your bed at home
Learning how to waterproof a tent could save you from springing trip-ending leaks on your camping trips. It is, moreover, very easily done...
Our selection of the best camping stoves will help you brew a piping hot beverage or cook up a treat, whether in the campsite or in the mountains
Follow these easy steps on how to waterproof a jacket to rejuvenate the performance of your shell – and laugh in the face of rain
With the best waterproof jackets you can stay dry and comfortable on the trails even in the worst downpours – here are the models you need to consider
Nobody wants their tea tasting like coffee on the trail – or vice versa. Here's how to clean a flask to make sure your hot beverage stays fresh
It’s easy to spend three figures on a sleeping bag, so you want it to last – read on to find out how to wash a sleeping bag and keep it in good working order
Sleeping bag labels can display a bewildering amount of information. This guide to sleeping bag temperature ranges will ensure you choose what you need for the conditions
The GSI Outdoors Microlite 350 Flip’s specially designed flip top lets you drink hot or cold liquids straight from the flask
Brighten up your drink stops with a colorful Primus Vacuum Bottle that ticks all the performance boxes
With a bargain price and a first class performance, the Vango Magma Flask is a perfect way to keep tea, coffee or soup warm on the trail
Our selection of the best hiking flasks to keep things warm when you stop to admire the view, or take shelter from the elements
With our choice of the best hiking water bottles for walking, which you can sip or glug to slake your thirst
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