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.)
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
With our pick of the best hiking backpacks you can carry all your hiking essentials comfort, whatever the ambition of your adventures
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 on the hill
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
The Patagonia Nine Trails Pack 36L backpack has a superb back system, while super-stretchy pockets make this a serious contender for long day walks and low-key overnight adventures
Salomon Outline is a light, stretchy jacket that’s completely weatherproof and ideal for multiple outdoor activities
The three-layered Patagonia Torrentshell waterproof jacket is made from recycled fabrics and stuffs into its own pocket for easy carrying
The Berghaus Changtse waterproof jacket is perfect for hikers looking to face uncompromising hills and mountains
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