REVIEW: Wisport Raccoon 45L Rucksack

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raccoon 45L review

The subject of rucksacks is a bit… subjective. Everyone has their personal tastes and reasons for choosing one bag over another (or don’t care and just use whatever bag they already own/can lay their hands on). The Wisport Raccoon 45L rucksack is never going to win any prizes for weight-saving, but if you want a MOLLE-compatible rucksack of this style … Read More

REVIEW: Olight I1R EOS Torch

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led torch review

REVIEW: Olight I1R EOS LED Keyring Torch Over on the Original Outdoors site I have been taking a look at a tiny – and cheap – rechargeable LED keyring torch from Olight. Cheap, stupidly-bright Chinese LED torches have been around for several years now and there are many to choose from. I’ve used several over the years with varying degrees … Read More

REVIEW: Helikon Tex Classic Army Fleece

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helikon tex fleece review

REVIEW: Helikon Tex Classic Army Fleece Over on the Original Outdoors site I have been reviewing the membrane version of the Classic Army Fleece from Helikon Tex. I have been using this jacket all winter in the mountains and forests – and it pretty much does what you expect. It’s rugged – the panels on the elbows and shoulders do … Read More