Hiking meals tested

Posted in Gear Categories: Camping and Gear tests.

We taste-tested these just-add-water hiking meals so you don’t have to – here are the results.

Outex camera housing tested

Posted in Gear Categories: Gear tests and Photography.

A few months ago I had an assignment to Storms River in the Eastern Cape, a place of mountain biking, tubing, kayaking and canopy tours (and much more). What better place to test this product?

How to buy the right daypack

Posted in Gear Categories: Gear tests.

From sternum straps to back ventilation, we’ve sorted out the tech talk to get to the bottom of how to buy the right daypack.

8 zany tents we’d love to take camping

Posted in Gear Categories: Camping and Crazy gear.

In the February 2015 issue of Getaway we tested 10 of the best tents for adventuring. These zany tents were way too impractical to make the cut, but their extraordinary design still had us itching to climb in.