The first European reuse exchange for used outdoor gear launches - Recycle Outdoor Gear (ROG)

Outdoor Industries Association, 24 October 2011

A new free service for the UK Outdoor Industry. Dedicated to helping consumers find a solution to the endless amounts of used but serviceable outdoor gear taking up space in cupboards, lofts & garages

Winter walks article

Be prepared for the wonderful world of winter walking

As winter approaches it's really important to be properly prepared and equipped, as conditions can change for the worse very quickly. See our basic top tips to ensure it stays an enjoyable experience

OIA, 30 November 2011
rohantime guide to greener outdoor clothing

A guide to greener outdoor clothing and materials

A handy glossary containing a brief guide to some of the greener fabrics being used by outdoor clothing manufacturers. It also includes some information on green labeling.

Rohantime, 17 May 2011
Walking boots

Lisa Bergerud gets into warm-weather footwear and the latest backpacks.

Was that it? As I write this the snow is long gone, a distant memory unless you trek north to the Cairngorm corries. Lambs in the fields, temps hitting 10 degrees, must be Spring on the way…

George Fisher, 03 April 2011
lowe alpine rucksack

Choosing and packing daysacks, rucksacks and travel luggage

This article is a precursor to buying your first backpack, be it a daysack or an expedition rucksack. Happy Packing!

By Paul Deegan, Cotswold Outdoor, 03 April 2011

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