Author: Mick L

Review: Helinox Table One – The perfect lightweight table for hiking

If like me you’ve made the move from sitting on the ground to a super comfy lightweight chair then the next item that might be worth checking out to get your gear off the ground and out of the dirt is a lightweight table. Enter the Helinox Table one. This bad boy will not only get all your gear off the ground but can also hold your coffee cup or cold beverage if that’s more your style while you’re busy doing other stuff. It could also be used as a table for writing or storing gear on inside a...

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Review: Fitbit Surge fitness tracker watch

Is it a bird, is it a plane, no its a Fitness Super Watch! Well, that’s what Fitbit call the Surge. If you’re looking for a watch that does it all and more, then the Surge may just be the watch for you. Does the Fitbit Surge live up to its Super watch title? Read on and we’ll try and find out. Design & Durability (Rating: 85%) Out of the box, the Fitbit Surge looks fairly basic with only three buttons on it and a black and white screen which is angled towards the wearer as the watch face...

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Review: Helinox Chair Zero – Because every gram counts

Do you enjoy sitting on the ground getting a wet, cold and dirty behind at the end of a long day walking? If you do then carry on, there’s nothing to see here. If like me though at the end of a hard day’s walk you like to keep your posterior clean, dry and off the cold hard ground and you also enjoy relaxing at camp in comfort then read on as this chair could be what you’ve been searching for. Design, Comfort & Durability (Rating: 95%) The Chair Zero is the latest and lightest in the line up...

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Review: Wacaco Minipresso portable espresso machine

Are you one of those people that need coffee on any day ending with a Y? Do people avoid you while camping until you’ve had your morning coffee? Are you a coffee snob who avoids camping for fear of not having access to a decent drop? If you answered yes to any of these questions (or even if you didn’t), read on. This device might just change your life… Well, maybe not your life but at least your mornings. Functionality & Ease of Use (Rating: 95%) The device tested was the Minipresso NS model, meaning it uses the Nespresso...

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