OUTDOOR GEAR REVIEWS

This is where you’ll find all our gear reviews for trail running, hiking, camping, lifestyle, fastpacking, winter sports, and water sports – We pride ourselves on testing & reviewing outdoor gear to their (and our) limits.

Compex Review: Sport Elite 3.0 Muscle Stimulator & TENS Unit

Review of the Compex Sport Elite 3.0 electric muscle stimulator, plus how to use it to aid with athletic strength, training, recovery and as a TENS device.

Jaybird Vista 2 Review: A New Breed Of Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds For Running

This Jaybird Vista 2 review includes 1.) The key features and why they matter 2.) How they perform while running 3.) Vista 2 VS Vista 4.) Final verdict.

On Cloud Review: On’s Most Popular Lightweight Running Shoes

In this On Cloud review you'll learn how well they perform for running, and as a daily lifestyle shoe. Are they the best On's? I think so, FIND OUT WHY...

SIDAS Review: Insoles For Running Shoes and Hiking Boots

Review of SIDAS insoles for running shoes and hiking boots which replace the shoes' foam insert, providing extra comfort and support.

Somewear Global Hotspot Review: A Personal GPS Tracker & Messenger

Our Somewear global hotspot review covers the key features and our experience using this personal GPS tracker and satellite communicator device for adventurers.

Which is the Best Coros GPS Watch? Coros Running Watches Compared

We compared the Coros GPS watches available in 2021, including the VERTIX, APEX Pro, APEX and PACE 2 running watches, the key features, price & value for money.

LARQ Bottle Review – Does It Live Up To The Shark Tank Hype?

This LARQ Bottle review sheds light on the UV light water bottle that can purify water & neutralize bottle stink! Does it ACTUALLY work though? Read on!

On Cloud X Review 2021: Here’s Why They SMASH The Competition!

This On Cloud X Review reveals 1.) how they perform for running 2.) how they compare to other On running shoes 3.) Pros & Cons, Overall Rating & MORE!

On Cloudswift Review LATEST EDITION [What the Helion!?]

This On Cloudswift Review reveals 1.) how well they perform for running 2.) how they compare to other On running shoes 3.) Pros & Cons, Overall Rating & MORE!

Tread Labs Review: Insoles for Performance and Plantar Fasciitis Foot Pain

This Tread Labs review includes the carbon fiber insoles for hiking and running performance and explains their insoles for plantar fasciitis foot pain relief.

Best On Running Shoes Ranked With Reviews: Ultimate On Clouds Buying Guide

The ULTIMATE 'Best of' list for On running shoes (Trail & Road), ranked & reviewed. Find out which On running shoes are best for YOU!

Chirp Wheel Review: How Well Does This Back Roller Wheel Relieve Back Pain?

This Chirp Wheel review explains 1) How well it relieves back pain. 2) How it works. 3) How to use it properly. 4) My final verdict on this back roller wheel.

KLH Fusion True Wireless Earbuds Review 2021 [Editor’s Choice Award]

This KLH Fusion True Wireless Earbuds review covers the key features, pros, cons, and my thoughts on using these premium noise-canceling earbuds for running.

Advanced Primate Outdoor Adventure Gear: Mission Pack Review

Advanced Primate is an American online retailer specializing in adventure gear from American brands, with quality, sustainability and the environment in mind.

LynQ Review: An Essential GPS Tracker for Hikers and Trail Runners?

This LynQ review covers the LynQ Smart Compass, which doesn't require any wifi, phone signal or subscription to locate your group members during your adventures.

Lululemon Gifts for Runners – Gift List 2021

Delight the runner in your life with a gift from Lululemon! We've picked the best Lululemon gifts for runners - for both men and women.

Jack1t Review 2021: Premium Down Jackets For Men and Women

In this Jack1t review, we cover the key features, pros, cons, and our thoughts on the performance of these premium British-designed down jackets for men & women

Leatherman FREE P4 Review

This Leatherman FREE P4 review covers its key features, what differentiates the FREE P4 from other multi-tools, the pros and cons and compares it to the P2.

3 Mindful Reasons We Choose To Wear prAna Clothing

This prAna clothing review covers why we love the prAna brand, and a brief review of the prAna women's clothing and men's clothing we have been living in lately.

2XU Compression Running Tights Review: Running Leggings Designed For Quicker Recovery

This 2XU compression running tights review explains what they are, why wear them, the benefits and how they reduce fatigue, injury risk and recovery time.

On Cloudboom Review AND How They Help You Run Faster

In this On Cloudboom Review, you will learn everything there is to know about these lightweight, Carbon plate racing shoes before buying.

BioLite HeadLamp 750 Review: Editor’s Choice Award Winner, Here’s Why…

This BioLite HeadLamp 750 review covers the key features of this high-performance headlamp, my loves/dislikes, and how it performs while ultrarunning and hiking.

Viakix Review: Elegant & Affordable Women’s Hiking Sandals

This Viakix review features the Acadia Women's Hiking Sandals, which are designed to handle everything from hiking to watersports as well as everyday wear.

NIKE Wildhorse 6 Review – Everything You Need To Know Before Buying!

In this Nike Wildhorse 6 Review, you will learn everything there is to know about the latest version of these Nike trail running shoes.

KEEN Astoria West Review: A Versatile Women’s Sandal

This KEEN Astoria West review covers their key features as well as how these versatile active wedge sandals perform for everyday, on trails and when wet.

Nike Terra Kiger 6 Review – Everything You Need to Know Before Buying!

In this Nike Terra Kiger 6 Review, you're going to learn everything there is to know about the latest version of these awesome Nike trail running shoes.

Nike Pegasus Trail 2 Review – Everything You Need to Know Before Buying!

In this Nike Pegasus Trail 2 Review, you're going to learn everything you need to know about these radical new door-to-trail hybrid trail running shoes.

Bluefin SUP Review: Cruise Inflatable Stand Up Paddleboard

The inflatable stand up paddleboard featured in this Bluefin SUP review is the bestselling Cruise 10.8ft paddleboard, designed as the perfect all-rounder.

5 Reasons Why a Customized Leatherman Surge is a great Father’s Day gift

I'm using my customized Leatherman Surge every day it's awesome! Here's 5 reasons why it would make a great gift for Father's Day, a birthday or Christmas.

INMOTION L8F Electric Scooter Review

This INMOTION L8F Electric Scooter review, includes detailed photos and my video review of this electric scooter capable of covering up 22 miles on one charge.

5 reasons to take the Mock ONE Hammock on your next camping trip

Elevate your camping game: 5 reasons why you need to take the compact, free-standing Mock ONE Hammock on your next camping trip or just to your backyard.

Revelry Drifter Backpack Review 2021

Revelry Drifter Backpack Review: Key features, detailed photos, and a video review of this Instagram-worthy, odor-absorbing, and water-resistant travel bag.

Stanley Growler Review 2021: Why this 64oz Growler Set Makes For A Great Gift

This Stanley Growler review shares my experiences using the 64oz Stanley Growler Gift Set, my favorite features, plus a review summary with pros & cons.

Mighty Vibe Review: Stream music from Spotify or Amazon Music without using your phone

Our Mighty Vibe Review covers the advantages, disadvantages and key functions you need to know about this portable Spotify and Amazon Music player for running/workouts.

Outerknown Clothing Review: Women’s Clothing from Kelly Slater’s Surf-Inspired Brand

Introducing women's clothing from surf legend Kelly Slater's brand, Outerknown clothing, which is focused on sustainable, organic cotton and fair trade apparel.

Rad Power Bikes RadRunner Review 2021

This Rad Power Bikes RadRunner review answers all your pre-purchase questions. Also Includes my riding experience, favorite features, pros & cons, final rating.

Adventure-Ready Outfits from REI Co-op Women’s Clothing Range: Currently 25% Off

I don't know about you but I'm so ready for Spring, especially once the current global pandemic dies down and we can head outside...

REI Co-op Men’s Clothing Ideas for Spring: Currently 25% Off

If you're looking to gear up on lifestyle and trail clothing, now is the time to do it. With 25% Off the REI Co-op Men’s Clothing Spring range is awesome!

Nike React Infinity Run Review 2021: A Training Weapon For Half Marathon Runners

This Nike React Infinity Run review explains how these shoes can help reduce running-related injuries, how they perform, and whether they're worth the money.

REI Swiftland Hydro Review 2021 – A Feature-Packed 5L Running Hydration Vest

This REI Swiftland Hydro review shares my experiences running with the vest, sizing advice, durability, cost (and if it's worth it), plus a rating out of 10.

On Cloud Hi Edge Review 2021: On’s Latest Retro-Style Sneakers

This On Cloud Hi Edge review shares my experiences with On's retro-trendy lifestyle sneakers, pros & cons, plus how they compare with other On shoes.

BioLite HeadLamp 200 Review: The Lightest Running Headlamp We’ve Tested!

This review talks about the key features of the Biolite HeadLamp 200, what I love/dislike, and how it performs while running or hiking.

Western Rise Review 2021: Stylish Clothing For Outdoorsy People

This Western Rise review shares my experiences with the AirLoft Quilted Jacket, AT Slim Pant, and TechWool Flannel Shirt.

Avanto Lifestyle Belt Review: Multi-Purpose Lifestyle & Running Belt

The Avanto running and lifestyle belt is designed for carrying essentials and keeping your hands free. This review covers the key features.

Randolph Fusion Sunglasses Review 2021 – Elinor & Archer Frame Styles

Randolph's Fusion Sunglasses Collection features the lightweight Elinor and Archer frames, a spin on Aviator and Aviator-inspired designs. Read our review of these Italian-style, US-made sunglasses.

On Cloudflow Review 2021: The Second Generation Cloudflow is Here!

Tried & Tested by Alastair, our in-house On expert! Find out how well they perform and how they compare to other On running shoes in this detailed review.

LARQ Bottle Movement Review 2021 – Is It Better than the Original?

The LARQ Bottle Movement is a self-cleaning water bottle that'll purify water and neutralize that stink! BUT Is it better than the Original?

On Cloud Terry Review 2021 – All-Day Performance Vegan Running Shoes

The Cloud Terry from On Running is an innovative, good-looking vegan running shoe suited to road runs and everyday wear. Read why it is the fastest-selling On Running shoe ever!

On Cloudrock Waterproof Review: The Most Innovative Hiking Boots?

The Cloudrock Waterproof is On's first-ever hiking boot and as you'd expect it's super innovative. This review reveals the good and the bad!

Compex Fixx 1.0 Review: The High-Powered, Portable Massage Gun

This is my review of the Compex Fixx 1.0: The high-powered, yet portable massage gun with 3 percussion speeds and a multi-directional head.

Nike Pegasus 36 Trail GTX Review – The Best Winter Trail Shoes?

Nike Pegasus 36 Trail GTX in-depth review! Find out why these awesome waterproof winter trail running shoes win an Editor's Choice Award.

Nike Terra Kiger 5 Review – Nike’s Lightest Trail Shoes for Racing

This full review has everything you need to know about the Nike Terra Kiger 5 - Nike's Lightest trail running shoes for short-distance racing.

On Cloud Dip Review 2021 – The Toughest Cloud Variant To Date?

The Cloud Dip is On's latest addition to the Cloud collection. Could this semi-waterproof shoe be the toughest, most durable Cloud ever built?

On Cloudstratus Review 2021 – 2x Cushioned Distance Running Shoes

The On Cloudstratus is something totally new from On Running! Learn about their key features and how they perform while running!

Coros Apex Review 2021: The Ultimate GPS Watch For Trail Runners?

Our Coros Apex review covers the key features of this Impressive GPS running watch, which is designed with trail and ultra runners in mind. 

BioLite HeadLamp 330 Review: The Best Value Headlamp of 2021

This review covers all the key features of the Biolite HeadLamp 330, what I love/dislike, and how it performs while running and hiking.

ZUNGLE Viper V2 2019 Review: Bone Conduction Music Sunglasses

Everything you need to know about the ZUNGLE Viper V2 music sunglasses for running. Comfort, bone conduction audio, durability & more!

Randolph Concorde Sunglasses Review: Why Blue Lenses For Hiking?

Sunglasses designed to be worn for hiking and watersports? Yes please. Randolph's Cobalt Collection blue lens sunglasses, reviewed.

On Cloudventure Peak Review – On’s Latest Trail Racing Shoe

The On Cloudventure Peak received some serious upgrades! Find out what they are, and why we love them for trail running!

Rokform Crystal Case Review – Phone Protector for Trail Runners

Everything you need to know about the Rokform Crystal Case and why we rate it as the best phone case for trail running and adventures.

23andMe Health + Ancestry DNA Test Review 2021

What the 23andMe DNA Test taught me about my health and fitness: In this 23andMe DNA review I share how learning my genetics helped me become a smarter runner.

Jaybird Tarah Pro Review – The Ultimate Running Headphones?

Jaybird Tarah Pro wireless headphones have been designed with the requirements of the most demanding trail & ultrarunners. This is my Jaybird Tarah Pro Review.

On Cloud Beam Review – The Best On Shoes for Style & Comfort?

The Cloud Beam is On's latest lightweight, breathable lifestyle/running shoe. Could they be the best On shoes for style & comfort? Find out here!

Jaybird Tarah Review – Wireless Running Headphones

Jaybird Tarah Wireless Sport Headphones are lightweight, minimalist running headphones which are ideal for challenging treadmill sessions.

Nike Pegasus 36 Trail Review 2021 – Did Nike Just Crush Its Competition?

Editor's Choice Award Winner! This Nike Pegasus 36 Trail review shares everything you need to know about these awesome all-mountain trail running shoes.

On Cloudswift Women’s Review – Different to Cloudsurfers, in a Good Way

Tried & Tested by our in-house Women's On Running expert! Find out how they perform and compare to other On running shoes in this On Cloudswift Women's Review.

Vi Trainer + Vi Sense Headphones Review 2019: The Future of Run Coaching?

Is Vi Trainer the future of run coaching? This review explains why I believe Vi could be the best + most affordable way to stay motivated to run in 2019.

Nuheara IQbuds BOOST Review – The Adaptive Hearing Buds

IQbuds BOOST earbuds make me feel superhuman with enhanced hearing and are a great option for those who are not quite ready for a hearing aid in 2021!

Seadon Tee Review: The Earth-Friendly Technical Running Tee

Meet Seadon, the brand that's manufacturing technical tees from recycled plastic bottles. It's a sustainable approach to making performance running apparel.

Randolph Aviator Review 2021 [Sunglasses Choice of The Famous!]

If you're looking for the best, most stylish Aviator sunglasses that money can buy be sure to read this Randolph Aviator review - Pre-purchase Q's Answered!

Merrell Agility Peak Flex 3 Review 2019 – Trail Shoes For Rugged Terrain

The Agility Peak Flex 3 is a trail running shoe, designed to deliver a responsive and cushioned ride on technical terrain. Find out how well it performed.

La Sportiva Kaptiva Review [For Fast, Technical Trail Running]

Everything you need to know about these high-performance all-mountain trail running shoes for racing. ? Fully tested by Alastair from Trail & Kale.

On Cloudsurfer vs Cloud X: Which running shoe is the best?

On Cloudsurfer vs Cloud X: We've reviewed them both in detail, now here's our side by side comparison with PROS and CONS. Find out which are best!

On Cloudventure Waterproof Review – For Wet Weather Running

Tried & Tested by our in-house On expert! In this On Cloudventure Waterproof review find out how they perform and how they compare to other On shoes.

La Sportiva Bushido 2 Review [Mountain Running Trail Shoes]

Editors Choice Award for La Sportiva Bushido 2! This La Sportiva Bushido 2 review shares the details on these all-mountain trail running shoes.

On Cloudventure Review – The On Shoes For Trail Running

Tried & Tested by our in-house On expert! In this On Cloudventure review, find out how they perform and how they compare to other On trail running shoes.

On Cloudsurfer Review – On Shoes For Running Long Distances

Tried & Tested by our in-house On expert! In this On Cloudsurfer Review, find out how well they perform and how they compare to other On running shoes.

On Running Tights Review: High Performing Workout Pants

Read our review of the streamlined women's On Running Tights - quality flattering women's running tights from premium Swiss brand On Running.

Wiivv Custom Fit Sandals Review – Everything You Need To Know!

Wiivv are premium sandals with the added benefit of fitting perfectly as they're tailored to your feet. The app also takes the hassle out of going to a...

On Running Socks Review: Yes, They Make Great Socks too! 🙂

Tried & Tested by our in-house On expert! In this On running socks review, find out how well each one performs and how they compare to other running socks.

On Cloud Waterproof Review [On’s Weatherproof Lifestyle Shoes]

The On Cloud Waterproof is a really versatile running shoe for active people in urban environments, crafted to keep your feet dry on rainy days.

Injinji Running Socks Review: Performance Toe Socks For Trail Running

If you haven’t tried toe socks before then you should! Try everything once, right? These Injinji socks for trail running are engineered for uneven...

Title Nine Clothing Review: The Holy Grail of Women’s Running Shorts

Title Nine Holy Grail Running Shorts review - I'm impressed with the quality, fit and, importantly, length and silicone grip that stops them riding up.

ROKA Phantom Ti Aviator Sunglasses Review

If you're looking for the best running sunglasses that money can buy, the ROKA Phantom Ti is for you. Read my full review to find out why!

Hydro Flask 32 oz Bottle Review

The Hydro Flask Escape Collection has now sold out but this review also applies to the Hydro Flask 32 oz wide mouth bottle! The Hydro...

On Weather Jacket Women’s Review

A stylish Swiss-designed waterproof women's running jacket all the key features you need to protect yourself from all weather conditions while out running.

Hydro Flask Coffee Mug Review: ‘Hot’ Gifts for Outdoor Lovers!

The Hydro Flask Coffee Mug is a really clever little product that offers a lot more than your average ceramic mug can. It will keep your hot drinks...

On Cloud Edge Moonlight (Limited Edition) Review

I'm in love with everything about The On Cloud Edge Moonlight running shoe, from the design and color scheme right through to how comfortable it is.

Rockay Accelerate Review: Compression Running Socks

Some thoughts on the Rockay Accelerate, running socks that are designed to help prevent chaffing and blisters. They also provide sompression and cushioning.

On Cloudflyer Waterproof Review [Long Distance Running Shoe]

Tried & Tested by our in-house On expert! In this On Cloudflyer Waterproof review, find out how they perform and how they compare to other On running shoes.

Cairn Box Review

The Original Cairn Box would make an excellent gift to someone who is getting started as an outdoor adventurer. It's inexpensive and you don't have to worry about what to choose as it's all done for you.

Lifeproof FRE Review – A Waterproof Phone Case For Running

Read our review of the Lifeproof Fre, a slim, lightweight phone case designed for protection from water, snow, dirt and drops while out adventuring.

On Weather Jacket Review [On’s Waterproof Running Jacket]

Tried & tested by our in-house On expert! In this On Weather Jacket Review, find out how it performs and compares to other waterproof jackets.

Brooks Cascadia 13 Women’s Review

I love putting the Cascadia 13 on knowing that I can be out for hours and my feet won't be sore from running hours on the dry, rocky terrain.

Janji Bolivia Men’s Running Apparel Review

This review is going to focus on two new items from the Janji Bolivia men's collection, which draws inspiration from, you guessed it, Bolivia!

Brooks Ghost 11 Men’s Review: A Responsive Shoe with a Soft, Secure Fit

The Brooks Ghost 11 are an absolute delight to run in. The are very comfortable, offer plenty of support and cushioning, are breathable and stretch to my feet as I run. This shoe is a real winner for me!

Stio Clothing Review: Western Mountain-Style Technical Apparel

Read reviews of Stio's technical clothing for mountain and outdoor lifestyles, inspired by the mountains, trails and rivers of the Teton Mountains.

On Cloud Waterproof Women’s Review 2019

The women's On Cloud Waterproof is a stylish lightweight trainer for running or casual wear, which is waterproof and keeps your feet dry in wet conditions.

Merrell Trail Glove 4 Knit Review: Barefoot Running in Comfort

If you're after a minimal zero-drop running shoe with full protection and comfort for barefoot running then the Merrell Trail Glove 4 Knit is for you!

Brooks Cascadia 13 2019 Review: A Cushioned & Responsive Trail Shoe

Seeing as the Brooks Cascadia 13 felt so good when I first put them on, I decided to go for a long 20k trail run. See what I discovered!

My Trail Co Backpack UL 35 Review

The My Trail Co Backpack UL 35 is a great value (at $99), super versatile pack. Because of its capacity and its ability to compress, it's great for a wide range of uses from short day trips to full-on multi-day adventures.

On Cloud vs Cloud X [Which On Running Shoes Are The Best?]

On Cloud vs Cloud X: We've reviewed both these running shoes in detail so here's our side by side comparison of them. Find out which shoe we prefer!

Inov-8 Trailroc 285 Women’s Review: For Rocky Trails

The Women's Trailroc 285s are built to handle anything you throw at them, whether gnarly roots, technical Alpine rocks or packed rocky desert.

On Cloudace Review [On’s Marathon Race Training Shoes]

Tried & Tested by our in-house On running expert! In this On Cloudace review, find out how these marathon shoes perform and how they compare to other On shoes.

Sunski Sunglasses for Running Review

About Sunski Sunski is a trendy young company based in San Francisco, with beliefs that extend far beyond just making sales. Sunski actually wants to make...

Janji Men’s Running Apparel Review

Read our review of Janji's men's running kit - we tried and tested the Janji men's running tee and shorts from the Uganda Collection.

Janji Womens Running Apparel Review

Read our review of Janji's womens running kit - we tried and tested Janji's womens running vest and shorts from the Uganda Collection.

Jaybird RUN True Wireless Headphones Review (Pros And Cons)

Let's start by listing some reasons why I stopped running with music a couple of years ago, and how Jaybird RUN has made the prospect of it appealing again.

Darn Tough Socks Review: Coolmax Vertex Ultra-Light Cushion

I have been running in Darn Tough Socks for about 5 months now and so far I've had nothing but good experiences with them. In this review I'm going to...

Xero Terraflex Review: A Barefoot Trail Running & Hiking Shoe

The Xero Terraflex is a 'barefoot style' trail running shoe that can benefit your running technique in a multitude of ways. It's a lightweight, minimal and flexible shoe that should help your body develop a natural and efficient running technique.

The Coolest Cooler 2019 Review: Adventure-Ready Drinks Cooler

It's about time someone made a drinks cooler that actually looks cool. Check out what we thought about the Coolest Cooler and all its features.

On Cloudrush vs Cloudflow 2019: Which On shoes are best?

On Cloudrush vs Cloudflow running shoe comparison: Since posting my On Cloudrush review a couple of weeks ago, a couple of people have asked me what the difference is between the two running shoes...

Trail & Kale Classic Trail Running Trucker Hat

Trucker hats are becoming more and more popular in the trail running world, so we wanted to make sure that we were visible on the scene with our own high quality Trail & Kale trail running hat.

Darn Tough Running Socks Review: Vertex Ultra-Light Cushion

I wanted to test these particular Darn Tough running socks out on a challenging run to find out just how tough, the 'Darn Tough' namesake is and my word did I pick the right race to test them to the max...

Brooks Ghost 10 Women’s Road Running Shoes Review

Brooks Ghost 10 Review - While I love innovative minimal trail shoes for softer trails, I do not have the excellent form and biomechanics of a runner who can get away with...

On Cloudrush 2019 Review: Lightweight shoes for running FAST

On Cloudrush Review: Lightweight road shoes for running FAST

Merrell Agility Peak Flex 2 Review – A Cushioned Long Distance Shoe

The Merrell Agility Peak Flex 2 is a trail running shoe, designed to deliver flex, agility and protection on long runs and rugged terrain. I decided to go out on a big hill rep session to test them out properly.

Salomon XA Elevate Review: Trail Running Shoes for Gaining Elevation

Read our review of the Salomon XA Elevate trail running shoes. Designed for challenging yourself to take your adventure runs higher. They should inspire confidence on smooth or rugged trails, and ensure traction on wet or dry surfaces.

Salomon S-Lab Light Skirt & Tights

Read our review of the Salomon S-Lab Light Skirt, S-Lab Support Half Tights, and S-Lab Modular Belt: women-specific trail running skirt and tights for running adventures.

Salomon Race Vest Review: Advanced ADV Skin 5l Set

Video review of the Salomon race vest, the Advanced Skin 5l Set, including shots of the key features and what it looks like close-up and moving. Race vest designed for trail running and moving in the mountains.

Tabio Trailblazer Trail Running Socks Review

I love seeing brands successfully innovate on such seemingly simple products like socks, that haven't really progressed much over the years.

Inov-8 All Terrain Peak Running Cap Review

Video review of the Inov-8 cap, the 'All Terrain Peak', designed for trail running and other adventures. Visit the Trail & Kale YouTube channel for more running videos, running kit reviews and advice.

On Cloudventure Peak 2018 Review: On Shoes for Trail Running Races

Read our review of the On Cloudventure Peak. The lightweight trail competition shoe with downhill cushioning.

Inov-8 Trailroc 285 Review: Responsive & Lightweight with Top Protection

Read our review of the Inov-8 Trailroc 285 trail running shoes - A shoe that's responsive and lightweight, but also offers superior protection and cushioning on hard rocky trails

Inov-8 Trailtalon 235 Review: for running fast on all terrains

Read our review of the Inov-8 Trailtalon 235 trail running shoes - Designed for running fast over all types of trails and a true Salomon S-Lab Sense competitor.

On Cloudflow 2019 Review: On Shoes For Running Fast

For me, It's all about feeling as minimal as possible while running. Fast and Light! Whether on the trails or off them. The On Cloudflow does both!

Inov-8 Parkclaw 275 Review: for road to trail transitions

Read our review of the Inov-8 Parkclaw 275 shoes. The shoe for road to trail transitions.

Salomon Intensity Running Tights Review

Read our review of the Salomon Intensity Running Tights, women-specific trail running tights for cold weather trail running and power-hiking.

Lululemon Run Swiftly Tech: T-shirt, Vest and Long Sleeved Running Tops

Review of Lululemon Run Swiftly Tech Tees - the T-shirt, Vest and Long-Sleeved options are all tried and tested by Helen from Trail and Kale.

On Running Lightweight Cap 2019 Review

On Running Lightweight Cap Review - "I love to see how new technologies and innovative thinking can make something as simple as a hat, better."

Zelus Olympus Insoles Review

Review of Zelus Olympus insoles for runners - I was intrigued to see whether switching out the insoles on my running shoes would make a difference.

Brooks Running Tights Review: The ‘Go-To Tight’

Review of Brooks Go-To Tights - Womens running leggings. These full-length running tights come in black and ‘cobalt’ blue - so vibrant!

Petzl Reactik + Headlamp/Headtorch Review

We trained and raced with the Petzl Reactik + headtorch - which has been designed with trail and ultrarunners in mind. Read our headtorch review here.

Chilly’s Reusable Bottle – Review

Read our review of Chilly's Bottles, the reusable BPA Free Reusable bottle. Up to 24 hours Cold and 12 hours Hot. Help save our planet by reducing plastic bottle wastage.

On Cloudventure Waterproof – Review

Read our review of On Cloudventure Waterproof. These shoes really make downhill running on hard terrain feel super fun. Read our full review on the blog...

Salomon S-Lab Sonic 2 – Road Running Shoe Review

Review of Salomon's S-Lab Sonic 2 Road Running Shoe. A precise and compliant running shoe, S-LAB SONIC 2 is our athlete’s choice for competing on the road.

Salomon S-Lab Wings 8 Review

Review of Salomon S-Lab Wings 8 trail running shoes on Trail & Kale, dedicated to trail running and adventures in the UK and abroad.

Inov-8 Roclite 290 Review – Trail Running Shoes

Review of the Inov-8 Roclite 290 Trail Running Shoe - Inov-8's lightest, most flexible trail running shoe is designed for running fast over multi terrains.

Gore Running Wear Fusion: Apparel Range For Trail Running

With its FUSION line, GORE RUNNING WEAR have developed a high-quality range of clothing that is very nicely designed with the ultra trail runner in mind.

Salomon Drifter Mid Hoodie Review

This is what Salomon has to say about the Salomon Drifter Mid Hoodie: The definition of outdoor versatility, Drifter has 2 different face fabrics that...

Salomon S-Lab XA Alpine trail running shoes

I was so excited to take delivery of the new Salomon S-Lab XA Alpine trail running shoes just in time for a trip to...

Review – Salomon Sense 3 SG

Salomon Sense 3 SG Review Buying the Sense 3 SG was my first step to truly understanding what the Salomon S-Lab range of clothing is all about. RELATED: Best Trail...

Review – Oakley Split Jacket sunglasses for trail running

This review covers the popular, athlete's favorite eyewear, the Oakley Split Jacket sunglasses. I have been a fan of Oakley sunglasses for many years,...

Salomon X-Scream 3Ds Review

Earlier this spring I was really excited to take delivery of a package that contained a pair of Salomon's new 'city trail' shoes: the Salomon X-Scream 3Ds (women's version), which the nice people at Salomon sent me to try out - thanks guys!

Buff With UV Protection – Review

In my (somewhat large) running kit-bag, there are few items which are as versatile as a Buff - something I wear on pretty much...

The North Face Better Than Naked Shorts – Review

As I started to up the mileage on trail runs, particularly in summer, I did not appreciate the chafe that was happening under/around my running...

Review – Asics Gel-Fuji Trainer 3 trail shoes

I am VERY particular when it comes to shoes. Especially running shoes, as I suffered with such bad gait-related blisters in my first year of running – which were worsened by wearing shoes which did not fit absolutely perfectly.