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.)
Enjoy all-day breathable protection with the Montane Pac Plus Waterproof Pants with their Gore-Tex Paclite Plus fabric
The waterproof Klättermusen Ran Pant provides all-day comfort and protection from the elements for hiking and trekking
A superb pair of waterproofs, the Berghaus Deluge 2.0 pants hit the sweet spot, offering top-quality performance for an affordable price
Packable and richly featured, Craghoppers Ascent Overtrousers can be found at a bargain price if you shop wisely
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
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
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
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
Brighten up your drink stops with a colorful Primus Vacuum Bottle that ticks all the performance boxes
The GSI Outdoors Microlite 350 Flip’s specially designed flip top lets you drink hot or cold liquids straight from the flask
A huge flask with an iconic design, the Stanley Classic Vacuum Bottle has bombproof construction
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
Coleman FyreStorm PCS camping stove is a complete backpacking cook system, with stove, pot, sleeve and lid
The Solo Stove Lite camping stove is a lightweight wood-burning model with an intelligent design
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
How can you be sure if rechargeable or disposable batteries will deliver power when you most need it, when you’re out in the hills?
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