When Mountain Warehouse asked if I wanted to review one of their rucksacks it was actually good timing: an old faithful (slightly smaller) backpack for jaunts on the moors around me had given up the ghost. I went for the Merlin 35 Litre rucksack: both for size (for sticking the DSLR in when the weather changed) but also because it had good reviews on the site.
I headed over to Glossop on a recent Friday to meet the other folk joining the Freshwalks jaunt up to Kinder Downfall and back. Out walking on a Friday? I must have an enlightened boss. Well, if he needed convincing it was a ‘netwalking’ event, organised by Michael. The idea … Keep reading >