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I’ve never seen rain so torrential, my clothes are saturated, I’m 900ft up a steep mountain side with dense undergrowth and little grip. I’ve been hiking for what seems an eternity before myself and my best buddy reach the peak. Only, it’s a false horizon. Our hopes of flat ground and a nice area to [...]
I’ve spent a week now with Vivobarefoot’s high top hiking boots, the Off-Road Hi’s, walking, climbing and doing all the usual things I do for footwear reviews – and indeed on every adventure I go on!
I’d been weighing up my options on which jacket I should buy to protect me from the 2012 style British summer for the past few weeks. Ideally, I’d have stuck with the Bear Grylls range of clothing and waited a month or so to get the new Mountain Jacket.
So, only a few weeks into running Opinionated World, I’ve secured and received my first pair of shoes from Vivobarefoot to test. I’m surprised but over the moon. Anyway, let’s get into this.
I’ve been a huge Bear Grylls fan for six years now, ever since Man Vs Wild began. I’ve purchased thousands of pounds of kit either endorsed, designed or worn by Bear himself.
Opinionated World was launched on the 15th June 2012 and was intended as a personal blog to hold all of my ramblings. My best buddy Matt also came onboard, at which point it became a joint venture. We both wanted to write about the things we love; my main topics were going to be adventure [...]