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Dolphins | Pembrokeshire Coast

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SKI GEAR REVIEWS WINTER 15/16 #2 MAMMUT LIGHT REMOVABLE AIRBAG

There are many issues to consider when buying an ABS daypack, price in particular. But in reality price can be set to one side unless you consider your life to be worth less than a few hundred quid, and this offering from Mammut is actually pretty good value at £490...

SKI GEAR REVIEWS WINTER 15/16 #1 BLACK DIAMOND MISSION PRO JACKET

This is the first in what will be a series of ski gear reviews of the best kit for this season… The Mission Pro is Black Diamond’s top-of-the-range shell and it’s easy to see why – made from rugged Gore-tex Pro fabric it has the durability to handle all manner of...

SALE OF THE CENTURY?

Now here’s something you may not expect from someone used to swanning around in £500 ski jackets and £300 ski pants (not that I actually pay for ‘em, mind) – a rave review of ski gear costing literally a fraction of the price of the stuff I ponce around in. I’ve just...

IT’S ALL GOING DOWNHILL AT WHITESANDS

Well, things don’t get any better at Whitesands hey? On the back of a badly designed and sited beach café and a car park paved with shards of glass comes another example of quantity (and coin) over quality. I refer, of course, to the ever expanding excrescence that is...

A WAVE WITH MECHANICAL PRECISION – LITERALLY

I’m just back from surfing the world’s first real man-made wave at Surf Snowdonia in North Wales. And here’s the surprise – I was totally stoked by it. Like many surfers I was cynical about a man-made wave being either big enough or powerful enough to be worth riding....

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