Scrambling Stanage Edge, trail running in Snowdonia and backpacking from London to Benicàssim. These are just three ideas for summertime adventures, but what are yours? If you’re hiking here in the UK or trekking further afield in Europe and beyond, preparation for unpredictable weather is the key to a safe and successful trip.
Here are our new season waterproof jackets with some amazing destination recommendations for your next trip.
The Rab Men’s Spark Jacket (pictured) features new and improved waterproof Pertex Shield+ technology, which provides the same high levels of weather protection and breathability but at a significantly lighter weight.
The hydrophilic PU membrane is dynamically breathable, which means that the harder you hike, the faster it wicks away sweat.
From Dartmoor and the South Downs to the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales, Britain has an incredible selection of National Parks which offer lower-level walks which still have phenomenal views.
The concrete pillboxes which line the bridleways of Box Hill on the North Downs always draw me back to Surrey. En route, don’t forget to visit Denbies Wine Estate and enjoy a walk through their vineyards.