Just Up The Trail

Miles and miles with 3 kids and little blue tent.


A few thoughts about bits of kit, gear and equipment and the occasional media review. (If we can find time to read or watch anything between parenting, work and adventures)

Please note, all gear reviews are our thoughts about kit we have spent real, earned money on, if anyone gives me stuff to try I’ll make sure I say so.

Review: Alpkit Numo Sleep Mat - Who would have thought a sleep mat could make such a difference? A review of our Numo Inflatable Sleep Mats from Alpkit.
Review: SIGG Water Bottles & Flasks. - 5 reasons we love our SIGG bottles.
Review: Mountain Hardwear Lamina 0 Sleeping Bag. - A few thoughts about my warmest sleeping bag and how it performed in arecent hike around the Isle of Wight
Review: Xero Shoes Terraflex - A review of my current trail shoe of choice - the Terraflex from Xero Shoes
Review: DD 3×3 Tarp - A lightweight alternative to our lovely little blue tent
Review: Kelly Kettle 1.6l “Base Camp” - A brief note about our storm kettle
Review: Coleman Cobra 3. Our Little Blue Tent - A brief note about our current tent of choice.