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MAKE THE MOST OUT OF THE OUTDOORS WITH JAKE THOMPSETT - PART 5 TIPS ON HOW TO TREAT THE ENVIROMENT AND HOW TO REDUCE YOUR IMPACT WHEN OUT WALKING.

Outdoors / The Pack / Jake Thompsett

MAKE THE MOST OUT OF THE OUTDOORS WITH JAKE THOMPSETT - PART 5 TIPS ON HOW TO TREAT THE ENVIROMENT AND HOW TO REDUCE YOUR IMPACT WHEN OUT WALKING.

In this part of the series, Merrell Ambassador Jake Thompsett talks about how plan your route ahead so your excursion has less of an impact on the environment. Other than our list below you can watch the full video by clicking on the link-

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29/07/2014

NUTRITION TRAINING

Outdoors / The Pack / Lowri Morgan / Andrew Murray / Katie Roby / Jake Thompsett / Sean McFarlane

NUTRITION TRAINING

If you are training for a big endurance event such as Man vs Mountain chances are you will be exerting a significant amount more energy than normal life and so you need to ensure you are eating properly to help your body adapt, repair and recover to the extra demands you are placing on it.
This article has been written to give you some ideas and principlas to changing your eating to help make the most of your training. It features the best hints and tips from Merrell’s team of endurance atheletes but it is not designed to be an exact meal planner just some useful info to help you along the way.

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22/07/2014

MAKE THE MOST OUT OF THE OUTDOORS WITH JAKE THOMPSETT - PART 4 HOW TO WALK SAFELY WHEN OUT ON THE HILL

Outdoors / The Pack / Hiking / Jake Thompsett

MAKE THE MOST OUT OF THE OUTDOORS WITH JAKE THOMPSETT - PART 4 HOW TO WALK SAFELY WHEN OUT ON THE HILL

In this part of the series, Merrell Ambassador Jake Thompsett talks about how to walk safely when out on the hill. Giving tips on how you should tackle uphill and downhill terrains.

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15/07/2014

THE BARE ACCESS TRAIL

Outdoors / The Pack / Gear News & Reviews / Styles / Technologies / Jake Thompsett

THE BARE ACCESS TRAIL

The Bare Access 3 is designed for runners looking for the perfect mix of protection and barefoot connection on the trail. This fantastic new Merrell running shoe provides a glove-like fit for your feet, which follows the natural motion of your body. The result is a responsive and agile ride across every terrain, with breathable mesh material keeping your feet cool and a TPU support cage providing fantastic protection.

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09/07/2014

TOP 5 BITS OF EQUIPMENT TO TAKE ON A MULTI DAY MOUNTAIN MARATHON

Outdoors / The Pack / Technologies / Jake Thompsett

TOP 5 BITS OF EQUIPMENT TO TAKE ON A MULTI DAY MOUNTAIN MARATHON

Merrell Ambassador and Outdoor instructor, Jake Thompsett gives some usefull infromation on tech equipment to have when out on a mountain marathon.

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07/07/2014

MAKE THE MOST OUT OF THE OUTDOORS WITH JAKE THOMPSETT - PART 3 WHAT FOOTWEAR TO USE WHEN OUT ON THE HILL

Outdoors / The Pack / Styles / Technologies / Hiking / Jake Thompsett

MAKE THE MOST OUT OF THE OUTDOORS WITH JAKE THOMPSETT - PART 3 WHAT FOOTWEAR TO USE WHEN OUT ON THE HILL

In this part of the series, Merrell Ambassador Jake Thompsett talks about the importance of footwear when out on different terrains. Talking from a technical side which highlights which shoes will really keep you safe when out and about on the hill.

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02/07/2014

THE GRASSBOW

Outdoors / Gear News & Reviews / Hiking / Jake Thompsett

THE GRASSBOW

Light, Fast and Tough..

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30/05/2014

10 TIPS FOR MAN VS MOUNTAIN WITH JAKE THOMPSETT

Outdoors / The Pack / Jake Thompsett

10 TIPS FOR MAN VS MOUNTAIN WITH JAKE THOMPSETT

Here is Merrell Ambassador Jake Thompsett preparing for Man vs Mountan. If you are taking part in Man vs Mountain or participating in any uphill run, have a read of Jake's Top Ten tips when training. 

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26/05/2014

MAKE THE MOST OUT OF THE OUTDOORS WITH JAKE THOMPSETT - PART 2 WHAT EQUIPMENT TO USE WHEN OUT ON THE HILL

Outdoors / The Pack / Jake Thompsett

MAKE THE MOST OUT OF THE OUTDOORS WITH JAKE THOMPSETT - PART 2 WHAT EQUIPMENT TO USE WHEN OUT ON THE HILL

Jake talks about the importance of being prepped with the right equipment when out on the hill, he highlights the necessity and how essential equipment is to keep you safe, dry and comfortable when you are out exploring and having fun. Soon to be posted Jake’s next video where he will be discussing footwear.

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20/05/2014

“BOIL-IN-A-BAG” MEALS: THE CHEAP WAY! JAKE THOMPSETT GIVES US TIPS ON HOW TO MAKE FAST AND EASY FOOD WHEN OUT ON THE HILL

Outdoors / The Pack / Jake Thompsett

“BOIL-IN-A-BAG” MEALS: THE CHEAP WAY! JAKE THOMPSETT GIVES US TIPS ON HOW TO MAKE FAST AND EASY FOOD WHEN OUT ON THE HILL

Boil in a bag meals are brilliant for anyone who likes spending extended amounts of time in the hills and doesn't want the "faff" of cooking regular meals in a small camping stove. Boil in a bag meals basically mean that your whole meal is prepared inside a bag (which you can place in boiling water) ready to heat up and eat, therefore there's no need to wash your stove or bring a plate, the bag is your plate! Also, if you spend a lot of time in the hills then the costs of ready-made meals will soon add up, here’s how to eat lightweight in the hills and stay friends with your wallet at the same time:

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18/05/2014

JAKE THOMPSETT REVIEWS ALL OUT RUSH

Outdoors / The Pack / Trail Running / Jake Thompsett

JAKE THOMPSETT REVIEWS ALL OUT RUSH

Expedition Leader and Merrell Ambassador, Jake Thompsett reviews our All Out Rush range, giving the facts and benefits they give when hitting the trail.

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15/05/2014

MAKE THE MOST OUT OF THE OUTDOORS WITH JAKE THOMPSETT - PART 1 WHAT TO WEAR WHEN OUT ON THE HILL

Outdoors / The Pack / Jake Thompsett

MAKE THE MOST OUT OF THE OUTDOORS WITH JAKE THOMPSETT - PART 1 WHAT TO WEAR WHEN OUT ON THE HILL

Here is the first in a series of videos by Merrell ambassador and Expedition Leader Jake Thompsett to give some fundamental guidance to enjoying the outdoors.
In this video Jake talks about what to wear when out on the hill an essential part of any planning for a day out. We will be posting a new video in the series every couple of days for the next week and so keep checking back for more tips, hints and advice on kit, technique, orientation and lots more.

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11/05/2014