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Strap This Vibrating Compass To Your Ankle and Always Know True North

As you battle your way into the great outdoors on a hike or camping excursion, you need both hands free for pushing away branches, or fighting off wildlife — not handling a compass. So to guarantee you're still headed in the right direction, this vibrating compass will always keep you aware of true north, without requiring you to stare at a needle. Read More >>

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Cheap, DIY Ice Chains for Your Boots Will Save Your Arse With Traction

The Met Office is predicting zero-degree temperatures for the rest of the week for most of Blighty, which means ice on the roads and pavements. There's nothing quite like busting your arse on the ice when you're just trying to get to work. Boot chains can help keep you keep upright, but there's no need to shell out for a pair when you can just whip up your own for a lot less. Read More >>

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This Hydrating Rucksack Is Your Wilderness-Exploring-Gear Deal Of The Day

Yes, we're all keen walkers here aren't we? Striding around the countryside, up hills and down dales, wandering hither and yonder and only occasionally breaking an ankle by falling down a well-hidden rabbit hole. Oh. Shame. Read More >>

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Self-Adjusting Headlamp Knows If You Want To See Near Or Far

When you're trekking through the great outdoors in the middle of the night, you need your hands free for reading maps, clearing obstacles, and fighting off bears. So Petzl's new Nao headlamp makes all the brightness and focus adjustments for you. Read More >>

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