Outdoors with Snugpak

My kit is a mixture of brands but some 70% of it is produced by Snugpak, who I have trusted for many years now and served me well through my own Duke of Edinburgh expeditions as a participant.
I rely on Snugpak because it is cost effective, reliable and offers light weight options which do the job. As a gear reviewer I get a huge variety of equipment and many would think the more expensive a product is, the better a product should be which isn’t always the case. Which is why I have always enjoyed using both Snugpak and Vanguard Photo equipment. Pro level kit at lower price points which neither compromise on quality or features.

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ML6 softie smock

Developed by Snugpak® with input from professional navigators, mountain leaders, climbing instructors, meteorological staff, and military personnel. The new functional Snugpak® Mountain Leader Smock has been created to support the individual when exposed to cold weather, including Lowland and Hill Walking, mountain walking, scrambling, rock climbing or completing that Scottish Winter Ascent. The Snugpak® Mountain Leader (ML) Softie® Smock has been created for you in a diverse range of environments, terrain and weather.

The Snugpak® ML Softie® Smock is ideal for both mountain and lowland ventures, all year round, from hill-walking in Dartmoor and the Peak District, to summer Alpine in Snowdonia and Scottish Winter on Ben Nevis, where the main environmental considerations are wind and cold weather.

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Adventure Racing tops

The Snugpak® AR Softie® Vest and Smock is ideal for races with overnight camps, as well as mountain marathons and XC adventures, all year round, where the main environmental considerations are wind and inclement weather, and a smaller insulation layer is required for the central core of the body:

  • Adventure Races

  • Running

  • Orienteering

  • Cross Country

  • Point-to-Point Challenges

  • Endurance Events

  • Mountain Marathons

  • Mountain Biking

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Journey Duo tent

The Journey Duo is a practical two person tent with a low profile design, excellent in high winds, with ample storage in its generous front porch. It has a large front door with a mosquito net ventilation panel. Constructed with a durable ground sheet in a bathtub style.
Supplied complete with a tailored tent footprint to help protect the ground sheet.

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Endurance 40L rucksack

The Endurance is one of our 40 litre rucksacks, and is well-named! Made of 600D Heavy Duty Nylon, it’s reliable and durable with a waist strap for security and padded, adjustable shoulder straps for extra comfort with over 150 MOLLE attachment points.

  • Weight includes everything = 1400g

  • Tough, durable, lightweight and tough

  • Compatible with most hydration bladders

  • Fully compatible with MOLLE for easy integration into your existing loadout

  • Fully padded straps for extra comfort

  • Volume = 40 Litres of storage space

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air mat with footpump

Snugpak are renowned for building solid, military grade, shelters and sleeping bags and in this new offering, the Basecamp air mat with footpump they combine the best of both worlds with the military background with a hardy mat but at an low cost for all to enjoy. Lighter than most mats and considerably cheaper making it perfect for experienced backpackers or those just starting out.

Weight: 630g

Built in foot pump

Available in olive or blue

Dimensions: 183cm x 62cm x 5cm / 72" x 24" x 2"

Packsize: 28cm x 12cm / 11" x 5"

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All weather shelter - Tipi building

I typically use tents over tarps. I've always said they are easier to use and simplier set up but Snugpak challenged me to take the AWS out and see how simple and fun this bush craft style is. Read how I got on with the link below.

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SJ3 Jacket

The Softie® Jacket 3 is our spring and summer jacket, keeping you comfortable down to 0°C. It comes in Silver, Red, Blue colourway plus our traditional Olive, Military Black (Clear Logo), Multicam camouflage and A-TACS camouflage colours.

The SJ Range is our latest development in all-weather jackets. Designed to give you the perfect outer shell whatever conditions you're facing throughout the year. All four jackets in the range benefit from our high tech Paratex Micro outer and Paratex Light inner, keeping any moisture away from your skin, so you stay warm, comfortable and dry. And our Softie Premier filling has excellent insulating properties, trapping heat and maximising comfort.

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Torrent Jacket

The Torrent jacket, built to battle everything nature has to throw at it. Insulated with exclusive Softie® insulation and taped seams making it fully waterproof. This fully featured jacket is equipped with a detachable insulated hood that can be rolled away or removed when not in use, dual adjusters on the sides and rear of the hood allow for a perfect fit.

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Antarctic Mat

Review coming in the New Year

Ionosphere tent

Review coming in the New Year

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Transparency Notice: Please note that I am a Snugpak ambassador and receive the products for free to review from Snugpak. The review is no guarantee of endorsement. I receive no monetary gain from Snugpak from the reviews.