WELCOME TO TRAIL & KALE

We review the latest, greatest and coolest outdoor gear

Trail & Kale’s mission is to empower and educate outdoor enthusiasts of all experience levels, to give you the confidence and knowledge required to live a healthy, active lifestyle, explore new outdoor activities, and challenge your limits – because that’s where growth happens.

Trail & Kale is an online publisher, focused on empowering our readers to maximize quality time outdoors, be active and live a healthy, balanced, lifestyle.

We’re inspired by beautiful natural places and connecting with like-minded people.

Here at Trail & Kale, we write outdoor gear reviews & buyer’s guides, and help you learn more about outdoor activities including trail running, hiking, camping, backpacking, mountain biking, stand up paddle boarding, and skiing. About Trail and Kale 800px 1

We also review the latest adventure dog gear, share our DIY camper van adventures with our pets, and offer tips on living a healthy, plant-based lifestyle.

What information will I find on Trail & Kale?

Quality outdoor gear reviews, buyer’s guides, and advice

We find and share gear and concepts that help enable you to enjoy a more active lifestyle.

Our gear reviews and buyer’s guides are designed to be friendly, clear and informative for everyone, whether you’re a complete beginner here to learn, or simply researching the latest outdoor gear.

Our reviews are in-depth and differentiated from other reviews you may have read as they also feature professional photography of the products in-use, clear explanations of their key features, pros and cons, and are often also accompanied by complementary video reviews. 

Our buyers guides are to-the-point, informative and supported by clear explanations, so you leave our site more informed, and less confused, about the various product features and options to choose from when buying outdoor gear.

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We test and review gear for a living which means we’ve tried A LOT of outdoor gear over the years, and we know what’s worth the money and what isn’t.

This includes yoga, fitness, van life, home life and life with an active adventure dog.

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We focus on reviewing premium, high-end gear that we would (and do) use and enjoy ourselves, and don’t waste our time writing (or yours reading) reviews of generic or cheap gear that doesn’t meet our high standards.

We’re also REAL PEOPLE who live and breathe this lifestyle and are here to answer any questions you may have about our experience using the gear we review.

Plant-based nutrition

We believe that eating plant-based is the way forward, and that there is so much more we all have to learn about the nutritional and wellness benefits of plant foods, drinks and products.

This includes meals, shakes, protein powders, and green powder supplements.

We have years of experience in eating, drinking and reviewing the latest and greatest in plant-based nutrition designed for athletes and people who lead an active lifestyle. 

About Us | Outdoor Gear Reviews You Can Trust 1 - Trail and Kale | Trail Running & Adventure
Hey, I'm Alastair and I'm totally obsessed with discovering the latest, greatest & coolest gear for outdoor pursuits. Learn more about Trail & Kale, and everything we stand for as an outdoor gear & healthy foods publication.
About Us | Outdoor Gear Reviews You Can Trust 2 - Trail and Kale | Trail Running & Adventure
Helen is one of Trail & Kale's co-founders, where she reviews premium outdoor gear and trains our resident trail dog Kepler. Helen enjoys hiking, trail running, watersports and experiencing new and fun adventurous activities, as well as working on lifestyle sustainability projects such as converting our Sprinter van into a tiny home-office on wheels. Learn more about her journey, and everything that Trail & Kale stands for.
About Us | Outdoor Gear Reviews You Can Trust 3 - Trail and Kale | Trail Running & Adventure
Hi, I'm Kepler, the official adventure dog of Trail & Kale! I'm a frisky pup with a love of life, frisbees, and dirt. I write about dog gear and the essence of being an adventure dog 🙂 Learn more about me and my hoomans, and all the things that Trail & Kale stands for.

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