Titanium camp cook pots – a guide

lightweight titanium cook sets

Titanium really is the perfect material for lightweight travel. It’s super lightweight, strong, hygienic, will not taint the taste of food and drink and if it’s looked after correctly, titanium kit will last a lifetime. Titanium as a material is expensive but the benefits to the outdoor explorer far outweigh the one-off outlay cost. It is … Read more…

Lighten your Tent weight

The best way to camp. Wild camping guide for camping in the UK

Last month I wrote about what qualities to look for in a tent for cycle touring; see here. In this following article I look at what steps you can take to lighten the weight of your tent pack and improve the performance of your bargain tent. I paid less than £100 for my ‘Vango Banshee 200’, it’s … Read more…

‘Evernew’ or not? Titanium Alcohol Stove

Mysolo alcohol stove vs Evernew alcohol stove

I wanted to upload a short film of the ‘Mysolo’ alcohol stove in use. I’ve had a few enquiries asking how this stove compares against the ‘Evernew’ branded stove.  I’ve used the ‘Mysolo’ stove a lot recently and it really does perform well. On the surface there isn’t any obvious differences between the ‘Mysolo’ and … Read more…

Cycle Touring Tents – Lightweight Camping

Best cycle touring tents - The vango banshee is a reasonably priced tent that is classed as a two man but is comfortable only for one

Attach the term ‘lightweight’ to any kit associated with camping or cycling and it usually means two things: One, you’ll enjoy yourself considerably more, and two, there’ll be a hefty price tag attached to it. This article asks the reader to identify what it is they need in a cycle touring tent, it maybe available … Read more…