February 2014

Buying a throwline

I’ve had a few people ask me what to look for when buying a new line, so thought I’d put some pointers up here.

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Out of screwgates?

Here’s a quick tip that’s handy to know if you run out of screwgate karabiners on a climbing route.

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How not to lose your GoPro

GoPro cameras have changed the way kayaking films are made. With cameras mounted on helmets, kayaks and even paddles the viewer can now get closer to the action than ever before. Most kayakers are using the adhesive mounts to attach the GoPro to their kit and although they’re pretty tough, they’re not 100% reliable if they take a big hit.

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5 great outdoor job sites


For those that work in the outdoor industry, one of the hardest tasks can be finding the next job. Here’s 5 of the best outdoor job sites, to help you in your search for that dream job…

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Another day at the office…

This week has been spent teaching survival skills and running sea kayaking trips for a school group in the Bandar Khayran nature reserve, Oman.

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Gear I’m Loving…. WRSI Helmets

Today seems like the perfect time to launch the “Gear I’m Loving” series here on iboutdoor. I’m going to take a look at some of my favourite bits of gear that I’ve used over the years and talk about how they’ve won a place in my kitbag. Starting with this week: WRSI Helmets

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