While I was researching packs for a 100km endurance hiking challenge, my interest in how we organise our gear gave birth to Pack Config, a place that inspires its readers to improve their own packs. What I carry, either daily or out on a hike, is constantly being refined as I discover new methods and products.
The unpredictable UK weather provides a constant challenge for my packing decisions. I enjoy every form of walking from woodland discovering with my wife and son, to long distance hiking across the local Downs. I had the privilege of deploying with Team Rubicon UK at the end of 2015 as a photographer/mud-shoveller and was humbled and impacted by the calibre and attitude of the whole team. I also take every opportunity I get to pursue my bushcraft techniques.
Posts by Nat:
With Christmas approaching, I wanted to share some of the stand out gear that I’ve experienced this year.
With the sheer number of features, quality materials, solid construction and its rapid adaptability – this pack truly delivers.
At the weekend I joined a hiking group on a 16 mile hike around the coastlines of Whitstable Bay. Here’s what I carried…
During the Summer my EDC usually lightens… and includes a hat! The contents of my pack and pockets do change, but this is standard right now.
My SHADO 24 Pack arrived last weekend so it went into rotation as my EDC pack for testing. Here is a loadout post of my regular everyday carry.
I always go backwards and forwards about whether to post on remembrance days or anniversaries of great battles. But as I struggled to find the right words to explain the significance of the day to my five year old son I found my reason to post.