• Osprey Kyte 36 review

    Osprey Kyte 36 – the perfect small trekking backpack for women

    It already seems ages ago that I did the Nendaz trekking in Switzerland, but in fact it is just over half a year ago that I was backpacking in the Alps. A new adventure, a new backpack! I took the Osprey Kyte 36 backpack for women with me on this trip. In this article I’ll give you my full and honest review, enjoy!     Osprey Kyte 36 – how I got to know this pack You may think why I’d go for a new backpack while I still had a good backpack for trekkings. The backpack in this size that I have, has a relatively small hipbelt. I’ve been…

  • Fjällräven Abisko Trail tights

    The Fjällräven Abisko Trail Tights review

    Review of the Fjällraven Abisko Trail Tights hiking leggings for women As you may already know, I have become a fan of hiking leggings in recent years. Where I used to go on an adventure with (often) shapeless zip-off outdoor trousers, I now wear leggings nine out of ten during my hiking trips. My favorite leggings so far are the Fjällräven Abisko Trekking Tights and I was happy to hear that there is also a summer version for these tights for warmer days, the Fjällräven Abisko Trail Tights for women. I was asked to test it by Fjällräven and below you’ll find my review.     Tested in Norway: the…

  • Osprey Skarab 30 liter rugzak review

    Tested: the Osprey Skarab 30 backpack for men

    This article was written bij David van Balen Osprey Skarab 30 backpack for men review I have a mission: I’m looking for the ultimate all-rounder among the 30-liter men’s backpacks. I therefore test the Osprey Skarab 30 backpack. My requirements: an indestructible backpack to use during hiking trips, on my motorcycle and just get to work every day. My previous all-rounder was very good but had two major disadvantages:   1. It was just too small for big day trips and 2. It did not offer any support while walking with the same overloaded backpack     This backpack was extremely light, the material was extremely durable and in seven…

  • Osprey hikelite 26 dagrugzak voor dames

    Osprey Hikelite 26 liter backpack for women review

    Osprey Hikelite 26 liter backpack for women review Happy as kids! That’s what David and I are when we are given the opportunity to test new outdoor gear. This past spring and summer it was time for both of us to use a new Osprey backpack. He went for the Skarab 30, I picked the Hikelite 26 and took this bag with me on my trek through the Langtang area in Nepal. Below you’ll find my review!     The Osprey Hikelite 26 in Nepal Where I hiked my earlier treks in Nepal with a backpack of at least 30 liters, I this time decided to go for a smaller…