Tag Archives: Vaude Power Lizard UL tent

Further Vaude Power Lizard mods

In many ways the Power Lizard is a great little tent – it weighs just over a kilo, bags of room for one and pitches quickly.  Since owning this tent I have carried out some modifications to improve on the … Continue reading

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Wild Boar Fell trip

Route taken: Sunday :25th March 2012 Moorcock Inn- B6259- footbridge over Railway-Ford at Flust Gill-Swarth Fell Pike-Swarth Fell-Wild Boar Fell – Sand Tarn (9.5km- 6 miles) Monday: 26th march 2012 Sand Tarn-The Nab-Low Dolphinsty-Little Fell-Footbridge over Railway-High Cocklake-Pendragon Castle-Shoregill-Thrang Bridge-Pennine … Continue reading

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Long term review of the Vaude Power Lizard UL tent

I have owned this tent for 18 months (purchased early February 2010) and was probably one of the first people to own this tent in the UK. In this period I have slept in the tent around 15 nights, not … Continue reading

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Hurricane hits Britain – great for a tent test !

Well the remnants of Hurricane Katia, but the news casters love a headline.  So very strong winds were forecast today. This morning I set up my Vaude Power Lizard and Hilleborg Soulo in our nearest field and the wrong side … Continue reading

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POE Peak Elite AC Regular Sleeping Mat

Whilst I have been very happy with my Thermarest Prolite mat, I was seduced by the prospect of further weight reduction and importantly smaller pack size after reading some initial reviews of the product by several fellow bloggers. Here is … Continue reading

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Thoughts on winter kit – Part 1

It is now 3 years since I started walking in the hills and mountains again, after a long break through work and family commitments.  I have done many day walks in the winter period, but I have only started to … Continue reading

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Trip Report – Southern Uplands

I had to give a presentation to a group of my customers in Glasgow on Friday morning.  Mary had suggested that I combine it with a walk on the way back as I had not been out for a while.  … Continue reading

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