The Grill Grilling up a good feed on a bbq is one of the most satisfying things in life. It tastes that much better when you’ve slaved away for hours getting it just right. Slow roasting a good piece of meat is one of my favourites, and I’ll share my not so secret method in…
The kind of pants Superman would wear, if he was doing some part-time work as a contractor on a worksite.
Ever get the feeling that the older waterproof jackets were, well, just more waterproof?
Gidday, and welcome to another product review. This time around I’ll be talking about some food from Radix Nutrition, made right here in New Zealand. It’s a new product to the outdoors and camping market, it’s so new in fact, it’s only just beginning to hit the shelves. I was sent a few samples to…
I’ve been wanting a decent pair of boots for a while now to replace my ill-fitting Hi-Tec Altitude boots, and after doing a LOT of research, I finally decided on a pair of Hanwag Tatra Goretex boots.
Regardless of whether you are in a hammock, under a tarp or a tent, the challenge can be making sure the shelter above stays tight and secure during the night. Many forms of nylon, polyester and other common materials will actually stretch a bit. Especially when including things like moisture, combined with a bit of wind…
It’s not the cheapest of watches, but it has given me what I wanted, a GPS, a timepiece, temperature record and stopwatch. There are some things I would change functionality wise – but that is more a result of a different way of thinking about usage rather than any shortcoming of the watch itself.
Like Stubbies, Swandries and Mercator knives, Skellerup Ashley Boots are somewhat of an institution in New Zealand’s hunting community.
It seems to be a common though incorrect belief, that once you have purchased your new hi-tech waterproof but breathable modern feat of wonder jacket, that you don’t need to do anything else with it.
If you have spent any time on The Bloke you will know that I love the Ribz Front packs.