Category Archives: Advice

Affordable Father’s Day Gifts in Llangollen

We all know what it’s like; the last minute rush, what do I buy for Father’s Day, he’s hard to buy for, he’s got everything he wants, he doesn’t know what he wants, I’m on a budget. Well here are some easy options for Father’s Day that you can get right here in Llangollen at ProAdventure from just £3.95. We’re open 9-5 every day, even on Father’s Day, and if you are really stumped then you can buy him a Father’s Day gift card. Continue reading Affordable Father’s Day Gifts in Llangollen

 

Maier Sports – Walking Trousers that Fit Women

The Maier Sports Outdoor Collection has been designed for those who love nature; made with perfect cuts for a perfect fit so you can enjoy the sun, wind, rain, grass, woods or mountains in comfort. Maier Sports make walking trousers that fit women of different heights and shapes, tall, short, average, curvy and slim with a full height waist.

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Using the Tentipi Zirkonflex with Groups – Tried and Tested Product Review

Perhaps not the intended use, but the Zirkonflex makes a fine car port.
Perhaps not the intended use, but the Zirkonflex makes a fine car port.

The Tentipi Zirkonflex (and from 2019 the Tentipi Safirflex) is a hybrid of the Larger Tentipi adventure tents and the enormous Tentipi event tents that seat up to 144. The Zirkonflex can be used closed like the Safir 15 and Zirkon 15 tents, but has 8 gussets and extra straps and attachment points to enable any number of sides from 3 to all 16 to be opened up to the elements.

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The Rough Guide to re-Handling a Gransfors Bruk Axe

If you have some basic competence with woodworking tools and a vice or clamping workbench you can re-handle a Gransfors axe. It takes care and patience and, as always, working with tools can be dangerous. Consider the risks, not least dropping a razor sharp axe head on your foot. If you aren’t competent try asking a friend or a woodworker who is.

My woodwork is fairly rough and ready as you’ll see below, especially the last image which is a ‘how not to do it.’

Clamp the the axe securely ready for drilling. Look at how it’s fitted; this is what you are aiming for.

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Ledlenser torches & headlamps – the brightest of bright ideas.

Ledlenser produce a wide range of flashlights and headlamps unmatched anywhere in the world. At ProAdventure we stock the full Outdoor Range of Ledlenser torches that make winter camping, walking, shooting and livestock management a whole lot easier, and headlamps for winter runners to provide that extra safety element during these dark winter evenings. Continue reading Ledlenser torches & headlamps – the brightest of bright ideas.