We tested how waterproof Cortazu’s jackets are

Aesthetics and hype aside, how can you tell if a particular outdoor or ski jacket suits your individual needs? Are you seeing all kinds of claims and technical lingo...

The highly anticipated ThruDark HeriTech collection in collaboration with Jason Fox

ThruDark recently launched its much-anticipated "HeriTech" collection, featuring a unique collaboration with brand ambassador and long-time friend Jason Fox - "Foxy". This first collection includes an overshirt and trousers...

The Vallon Freshwater Revivals fishing glasses | Review

With the Vallon Freshwater Revivals I have a new set of fishing glasses for the first time in years and they feel like a big upgrade. Working as a...

Hike and shoot adventure with the Arc’teryx Beta LT hardshell jacket | Review

To assess the Arc'teryx Beta LT hardshell jacket, the Scottish climate provides the perfect conditions. During hikes, assessing a hardshell is good; what about the water- and windproofness? How...

The multi-purpose Skirmish hardshell jacket from ThruDark | Review

Last summer, I used the ThruDark Skirmish hardshell jacket extensively during my adventures in Wales, Scotland and Switzerland. This jacket is really great! It is super light and folds...

Vallon now also has sunglasses for cyclists, the Watchtowers | Review

For the past month, the gravel scene has gained a sunglasses brand: Vallon. The brand has been around for several years and is best known for its casual models,...

Gear

Goed materiaal is essentieel voor een actieve levensstijl. Het helpt je nog meer te genieten van wat je buiten doet.

Wander Tactical: the essence of love and passion for making knives

I recently got in touch with the founders of Wanderer Tactical. Wander Tactical was founded in 2015 by two passionate men who shared a love of knives, design, adventure...

The highly anticipated ThruDark HeriTech collection in collaboration with Jason Fox

ThruDark recently launched its much-anticipated "HeriTech" collection, featuring a unique collaboration with brand ambassador and long-time friend Jason Fox - "Foxy". This first collection includes an overshirt and trousers...

Adventure

Beweeg jezelf in situaties waarin dingen niet altijd gaan zoals gepland. Avontuur helpt je om te leren omgaan met de onzekerheden in het leven. En geniet ervan!

Running 282 mountains together in Scotland; Munro Mission 2023

A month ago, Geert van Nispen and I spoke with Hayco Volkers. Like us, he has a fondness for Scotland. Together we told him about our Munro Mission 2023....

My packing list for a ride & hike road trip through Scotland

A road trip is an ideal way to escape it if you put the feeling of freedom and adventure first. This year my choice fell on rugged Scotland. And...

Reviews

Reviews zijn een essentieel onderdeel van het helpen bij het besluitvormingsproces. Online reviews overbruggen de kloof tussen wat het merk over haar producten zegt en de mening van de gebruiker.

The Salomon XA Forces Mid GTX EN outdoor shoe | Review

Earlier, I went wild on the Salomon Quest 4 GTX in Wales. From GearPoint, I got the chance to take a closer look at the Salomon XA Forces Mid...

Fjällräven Vidda Pro Lite Trousers: master the trails | Review

During my multiday hike through the North Holland dune reserve, the Fjällräven Vidda Pro Lite Trousers proved their excellence.

GearGuide

Jouw bron voor deskundige en betrouwbare outdoor kennis. Alle informatie die je nodig hebt voor het leren van nieuwe vaardigheden, het kiezen en onderhouden van de juiste uitrusting en je voor te bereiden op je reizen en avonturen.

How do you buy the right down jacket? And what you need to know about down.

A high-end down jacket is no longer the preserve for outdoor athletes. Popstars, actors, politicians, and princesses have been pictured in a 'puff'. Of course, a down jacket only...

Buy a tent! How do I choose the right one?

Are you considering buying a tent or do you already have one, but don't feel like you know all the technical ins and outs, then this is for you....

Explore

Reizen door bekende en onbekende gebieden om er (meer) over te leren. Het verkennen van nieuwe gebieden geeft ons het gevoel dat alles mogelijk is.

My packing list for a ride & hike road trip through Scotland

A road trip is an ideal way to escape it if you put the feeling of freedom and adventure first. This year my choice fell on rugged Scotland. And...

Summer in the French Alps; active in La Plagne | Travel report

Monday 4.30 am. The alarm brutally wakes me up after a short and restless night. Half-awake, I walk to the shower in my hotel near Schiphol. My flight leaves...

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