Kit Review – Regatta Softshell Jacket from Outdoor Look

Brimham Rocks Nidderdale Way Yorkshire Dales Hike

I was contacted a couple of weeks ago by someone who had been searching for guides on how to connect and engage with bloggers (as part of the marketing mix for their business). Sara had found my digital marketing blog (my day job) and by happy coincidence she realised I was also an outdoors type – so she gave me a shout.

She was looking to connect with walkers who might want to try out both some kit ( a softshell jacket) and also the online shop and fulfillment service from her company Outdoor Look. The disclaimer part here of course is that I went through the search and browse/ selection process and had a good look around the site but the softshell was then sent out FOC to me to review and keep.

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Kit Review – Lowe Alpine Lightflite Hydro beltpack

I was contacted at the end of last year by the guys at Silverfox (their website is Travel Outdoors) asking if I’d like to review one of the Lowe Alpine Lightflite products.

I tend to use a small daysack if I’m out on the moors with the dog for shorter jaunts but it does feel a bit of overkill when it’s just a couple or four hours mooching about the hills, so a beltpack has actually been something I’ve thought about getting.

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