Oliver Brotherton

TOP 10 REVIEWER
Reviewer of the Month: June 2019

1,804 reviewer rep
5 forum posts
joined Apr 24, 2013

I am a: 49-year-old male mountaineer
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Occupation: Teacher

Activities

Hiking
Backpacking
Mountaineering
Rock climbing
Mountain biking

Vitals

Height5'9"
Boot/Shoe Size44

I enjoy long distance trails, backpacking and hiking in the British Isles. I like 'light weight' gear but I'm not  a zealous 'ultralight' backpacker. I like a balance of quality, design, weight, functionality and cost.

I occasionally go for short cycle tours when time allows. 

Gear Reviews (47)

user rating: 5 of 5 Mummert Phoenix Wood-Burning Titanium Camp Stove 6/26/2019
user rating: 4 of 5 Gerber 06 FAST 6/25/2019
user rating: 5 of 5 Bridgedale Men's Hike Lightweight Boot Coolmax Comfort 6/25/2019
user rating: 4 of 5 Mountain Equipment Xero 200 6/24/2019
user rating: 4 of 5 Exped Air Pillow UL 6/23/2019
user rating: 5 of 5 Lifeventure Silk Sleeping Bag Liner 6/23/2019
user rating: 3.5 of 5 SteriPEN Adventurer 6/22/2019
user rating: 5 of 5 Vargo Decagon 6/20/2019
user rating: 2 of 5 Vargo Titanium Fire Box Grill 6/20/2019
user rating: 4.5 of 5 MSR HyperFlow Microfilter 6/18/2019
user rating: 4.5 of 5 VauDe Taurus UL 2P 6/17/2019
user rating: 2.5 of 5 Bushcraft Essentials Bushbox XL Combination Kit 6/16/2019
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Meindl Burma Pro GTX 6/15/2019
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Fjallraven Byron Hat Thin 6/13/2019
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Alpkit Cloud Cover 6/12/2019
user rating: 3.5 of 5 Alpkit Kraku 6/11/2019
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Fjallraven Koster Sweater 6/10/2019
user rating: 4 of 5 Edelrid Hexon 6/09/2019
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Osprey Talon 22 6/09/2019
user rating: 4 of 5 BioLite KettlePot 6/09/2019
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Montane Men's Terra Pants 6/08/2019
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Fjallraven Barents Pro Trousers 6/05/2019
user rating: 4 of 5 Solo Stove Lite 6/04/2019
user rating: 2 of 5 Klymit Inertia X Frame 6/04/2019
user rating: 4 of 5 Nalgene 38oz Stainless Steel Standard Bottle 6/04/2019
user rating: 3.5 of 5 Big Agnes Bitter Springs UL1 6/02/2019
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Gransfors Bruk Splitting Hatchet 6/02/2019
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Gransfors Bruk Wildlife Hatchet 6/02/2019
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Alpkit Koro 6/02/2019
user rating: 4 of 5 Savotta Saddle Sack 339 6/02/2019
user rating: 4 of 5 Osprey Exos 46 6/01/2019
user rating: 4 of 5 Clikstand T-2/T-2G 5/31/2019
user rating: 4 of 5 Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo 5/31/2019
user rating: 4 of 5 Bushbuddy Ultra 6/07/2018
user rating: 4 of 5 Toaks Titanium Backpacking Wood Burning Stove (small) 5/14/2018
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Klymit Static V2 4/13/2018
user rating: 3 of 5 Optimus Crux 2/11/2018
user rating: 5 of 5 Vargo Hexagon Wood Stove Titanium 2/10/2018
user rating: 4 of 5 Trail Designs Caldera Cone System 2/05/2018
user rating: 3 of 5 Evernew Ti DX Set With Stove 1/30/2018
user rating: 0.5 of 5 Multimat Trekker 25 3/31/2016
user rating: 2 of 5 Gerber Gator Combo 11/06/2014
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Exped SynMat UL 7 10/27/2014
user rating: 3.5 of 5 Edelrid Valve Cartridge Adaptor 8/07/2014
user rating: 4 of 5 Backpackinglight.co.uk Honey Stove 4/19/2014
user rating: 3.5 of 5 Coleman Feather 442 Dual Fuel Stove 4/26/2013
user rating: 4 of 5 Osprey Aether 85 4/24/2013

Forum Posts

"Adventures can be found in many ways"—Oliver, Reviewer of the Month June 12, 2019