Cocoon – Insect Shield Travel Pyjamas

The USP of these particular PJ’s – and why we are reviewing them here on GearWeAre – is that they claim to protect you from the winged monsters known as mosquitoes or ‘f-ing buzzing hooligans’ as they tend to get called at GWA HQ, because as you switch off the light and settle down for the night you hear that tell-tale bzzzzzzz zoom past your ear. Cue the light going back on and much swatting and flailing of arms.

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Ocun – Ferry Belay & Rappel Device

I suspect that this review says more about me than about the Ocun Ferry. I’m a coward. And I’m happy with that. When I’m dangling off a cliff, frightened, tired, cold and beaten up I’ve got a lot to think about. Ropes, knots, my climbing buddy, the anchors, rock-fall, the sun going down and leaving my cold corpse for the wolves.. well, you get the idea. I really don’t want to add to that mental burden ‘Did I rig the belay the right way up?’ or ‘I wish that thing looked a bit more solid’

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Raidlight – LED Running Vest

The top, a cross between a tabard and a vest, is described by RaidLight as being “ultralight”. And with a weight of only 140g and its material efficient design it’s surprisingly easy to forget you are wearing it. The top, made from 20% polyester and 80% polyamide, is pretty versatile too. Designed to fit over a coat when trail running it works just as well over just a T-shirt.

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