Action sports gear & adventure travel reviews

Looking to read adventure travel reviews? Want to find out about action sports gear testing? Then you have come to the right place! The AWE365 team test a lot of gear and go on a lot adventure trips all the time. We write detailed reviews of the kit we test, the active holidays we go on and the adventurous experiences we have. Our goal is to provide the reader all the information they... +
 

Pro Skier Review of Helly Hansen Women’s Powderqueen Bib Pant

To bib, or not to bib: that is the question. In recent years, bib pants have gained a lot of new fans. Is this a style thing...

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Park City Mountain Biking Review: Utah MTB Holiday in the US

As a teen I loved the British rave group Utah Saints. So when invited to the the US for a Utah MTB holiday review I knew...

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Helly Hansen Women’s Roam Trail Leggings Review by Pro Skier

In the realm of activewear, finding the perfect pair of leggings often feels like an impossible task. So check out this Helly...

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Faction Dancer 3X Review: Best Women’s All-Mountain Freeride Skis?

We are pleased to work with pro alpine skier Elsa Powell-Dooley again. This time we let her loose on some new planks to...

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Review of Les Arcs Mountain Biking Holiday in Arc 1950

The bulk of this article was written in 2015 after a mountain biking holiday in Arc 1950 in the summer of 2014. I since...

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HH Women’s Odin Backcountry Infinity Shell Jacket Review by Pro

Looking for a great freeriding ski jacket? Then check out this HH women's Odin Backcountry Infinity Shell Jacket review by...

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Review of Les Menuires Summer Activity Holiday in Belleville Valley

Do you fancy an alternative to the annual summer beach holiday this year? If like me, true relaxation comes your from trying...

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Pro Skier Review of ULLR D 3 Fingers Gloves by Helly Hansen

Welcoming pro skier Elsa Powell-Dooley to the AWE365 gear review team. She is testing out a whole host of kit for us this...

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Review of Aphex Sunglasses and Customisable MTB Goggles

If you are into action sports and outdoor activities then the right eyewear ensures the best view and protects your eyes. In...

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Review of Les Arcs Summer Activity Holiday in Arc 1950, France

My partner loves nothing more than whizzing down gnarly mountain biking trails. Whereas I’m an outdoor adventurer of a more...

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Thule Aion Review: The ideal rugged carry-on bag tested 

Adventure travel demands luggage that's resilient and ready-for-anything. The Thule Aion review here is for a 'Carry-On...

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Review of Durango Helly Tech Waterproof Boots by Helly Hansen

Looking for some practical but styling winter boots? Then have a read of this review of Durango Helly Tech waterproof boots...

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Helly Hansen Fremont Boots review: Better winter shoes than Timberlands

Looking for better winter shoes than Timberlands? Then check out this Helly Hansen Fremont Boots review by Jamie Barrow....

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Review of Serre Chevalier Family Ski Holiday in Chantemerle, France

Last Easter I took my boys, aged nine and eleven, away skiing for their first ski holiday in five years. As a solo parent I...

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Review of La Clusaz Snowboarding Holiday in Aravis, France

Looking to snowboard in a great, but less well known ski area? Want to head somewhere that is not full of Brits, but still...

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Helly Hansen Aden Winter Parka Review: Insulated Everyday Coat

As the night’s draw in and the leaves fall, it’s time to start thinking about winter coats. A jacket is pretty much all...

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Eurostar Snowboard Bag Travel Review: UK to French Alps by Train

Wanting to reduce my carbon footprint, I travelled from the UK to French Alps by train for a snowboarding holiday in Morzine....

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Types of Money Belt: Best Travel Protection For Cash and Valuables

“No Mother, Yes Mother, I Will Mother” – This was my all-in-one, does-it-all response to her maternal words of warning...

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Review of ESF Chantemerle: Kids Ski School in Serre Chevalier

Last Easter I drove across France to Serre Chevalier for a family ski holiday. Surprisingly, the slopes were quiet despite it...

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Fashionable Adventure Gear by Sealskinz: Can Outdoor Clothing Be Cool?

When it comes to outdoor and adventure sports, functionality often takes precedence over fashion. Historically, adventure...

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Grindelwald Terminal & Eiger Express Review: Jungfrau Skiing Trip

It is not often I return to a ski area less than a year after a visit. However, in December 2022 I was back in Switzerland on...

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Review of Saxx Shorts: 2N1 & Comfortable Lined Swimmers

This summer I have been wearing some great two in one sport shorts and swim shorts with exceptionally comfortable liners....

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Smith Engage 2.0 Review: MTB Helmet with MIPS

Need a new lid for mountain biking? Then check out this Smith Engage 2.0 review to find out how I got on with this MTB helmet...

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Review of Smith Shift Split MAG Photochromic Cycling Sunglasses

Looking for some photochromic cycling sunglasses that change with the light? Then check out this review of Smith Shift Split...

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