An award-winning travel and outdoors journalist, presenter and blogger, Sian regularly writes for The Independent, Evening Standard, BBC Countryfile, Coast, Outdoor Enthusiast and Sunday Times Travel. Life as a hiking, camping, wild-swimming adventure-writer has taken her around the world, exploring Bolivian jungles, kayaking in Greenland, diving with turtles in Australia, climbing mountains in Africa and, in Thailand, learning the hard way that peeing on a jellyfish sting doesn’t help. Her blog, thegirloutdoors.co.uk, champions accessible adventures.
Snuggle up on cooler hikes in the cosy, insulated Marmot Ridgefield shirt, with its smart flannel looks
Cool and breathable, the REI Co-op Sahara is a travel-friendly choice offering good sun and insect protection
Highly breathable, easy-to-care-for the Royal Robbins Expedition Pro is a surprisingly smart adventure shirt, ideal for warmer days
One shirt to rule then all? The great quality Fjällräven Övik Travel Shirt is an excellent all-rounder of an outdoor shirt
A flattering utility shirt with an added superpower – the Craghoppers NosiLife Adventure II is treated with permanent insect repellent to keep biters at bay
Our pick of the best camping lanterns vary in size and design, but all are perfect for lighting up your tent, whether in the campsite or the backcountry
Our selection of the best hiking gloves covers gloves that keep you warm and protect you from the elements while allowing you to adjust straps and bindings during your cold weather adventures
Our pick of the best hiking hats for keeping cool in the summer sun and warm in the wildest of winter conditions
Our pick of the best water shoes for men and women are lightweight, fast-drying and perfect for protecting your feet, allowing you to keep your footing in the water this summer
This generously sized, unisex Exped Synmat UL medium wide camping mat is great for men and taller women, and packable enough to take into the hills
An excellent camping companion on any adventure, the Therm-a-Rest NeoAir women’s camping mat is a light and very packable mat that offers year-round comfort
Women tend to sleep colder than men, but the best women’s sleeping pads are designed to keep female campers warm and comfortable in all conditions
Get set to hit the trail – hiking is a fantastic way to improve your fitness, strength and mood, all while exploring the great outdoors
The Alpkit Gourdon backpack is an incredibly versatile pack that's equally at home on the water and on the trails
A comfortable, functional choice for female backpackers, the Deuter Aviant Voyager 60+10 SL also has a great removable daypack
Cut grams without cutting performance with the lightweight, two-season Haglöfs Unisex L.I.M +1 sleeping bag
The hardworking Mountain Hardwear Women’s Lamina sleeping bag will keep you cosy on chilly winter wild camps
Our selection of the best sleeping bags ready for summer adventures will help you pick the right option whether you're off on a car camping trip or thru-hiking expedition
Swimming wild this summer? Get kitted up in the right wild swimming equipment to keep you warm and safe in the water with our guide to the best gear for outdoor swimmers
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