Outdoor Clothing

Top T-Shirts for the Outdoors

I thought it was about time for a T-Shirt post, as I write this in late May the Sun is out, the air is warm so time to throw your fleeces into storage and break out the short sleeve T-Shirts.  Here are a selection of Tees to look great whatever your sport be it running, camping, climbing, hiking or just chilling out.

Logo T-Shirts

An obvious starting point is a Logo T-Shirt.  You can’t go wrong with a Logo T-Shirt of your favourite brands.

The North Face Woodcut T-shirt is available in Cosmic Blue or Coffee Brown and the North Face Logo appears with a Woodcut style background.

The Rab Stacked Logo T-Shirt contains the Rab Logo stacked up.  From a distance it almost looks blurred or some sort of 3D image, available in Grey, Blue and Green.

Mammut T-Shirt

The Mammut MMammouth T-Shirt contains everyone’s favourite Woolly Mammouth on the front centre of the T-Shirt and the brand name Mammut across the shoulders on the reverse.  Available in Black, Red, Dark and Light Blue.

The Salomon T-Shirt contains the phrase “Mountain Sports Progression Born in the French Alps”.  A clean design available in Blue or a Dark Orange.

 This Yellow Mountain Equipment Free Spirit T-Shirt looks like a standard logo T-Shirt at first glance but on closer inspection their is a climber hanging from the base of the mountain logo and clipped into the Q and M of Equipment!The Jack Wolfskin Echo T-Shirt shows the Classic Jack Wolfskin name with the paw print logo repeated in an Echo 3 times across the front of the T-Shirt.  Available in three colours Blue, Green and Granite.

This Bear Grylls 74 T-Shirt from Craghoppers contains the words Bear Grylls and 74 across the front.  74 representing the year of his birth.  Available in Blue, Grey and Khaki.

Graphic T-Shirts

Sometimes the best type of T-Shirt contains a design that you aspire to, a climber up a mountain, a long road ahead and more.

The Mountain Equipment Shivling T-Shirt celebrates Doug Scott’s ’83 first ascent of the East Pillar of the Shivling Mountain in the Himalayas.

The Jack Wolfskin Roped T-Shirt shows the outline of two climbers roped together ascending a mountain.  Available in Blue or Black.

The Evolution Peter Storm T-Shirt is a walkers twist on the classic Evolution image,  Showing mans evolution from ape and caveman through to Backpacker!

Sayings and Slogan T-Shirts

Of course lets not forget T-Shirts that contain inspirational Slogans or perhaps just a funny saying!

This Dome Tent T-Shirt from The North Face contains a picture of their popular Dome Tent with the saying “Home Sweet Dome”.

What are your favourites?

If you have a favourite T-Shirt that we haven’t included leave a comment with a link and we’ll try and add it in!


The North Face Base Camp Free Fall Backpack

The North Face Base Camp Free Fall makes the perfect day bag.  It will fit a 15” laptop, though if you’re out camping we really suggest you leave the laptop at home!  North Face describe it as being built in bombproof Base Camp Duffel material which makes it super strong. The backpack has a wide opening for ease of loading and it’s built to last with rugged duffel fabric. The 21 litre capacity is divided into a large main compartment and a smaller secondary compartment with organisation.

Despite it’s rugged strength its also comfortable to carry thanks to an anatomically shaped FlexVent™ injection moulded padded shoulder straps and a padded Chemise back panel with Spine Channel and PE sheet for extra back comfort and support. Includes a tablet sleeve and removable hip belt.

Reviewers at Cotswold Outdoor rate it 5 stars with comments including

“very good quality backpacks”

“It has taken me ages to find a bag which is both practical- waterproof, laptop section, loops to attach bike lights, and looks good (I’m a girl so it’s hard to find proper backpacks that don’t look massive). It also feels like it will last the test of time.”


  • Super-strong pack with padded laptop sleeve and retro styling for everyday use. FlexVent™ injection-molded shoulder straps
  • Comfortable, padded Chemise back panel with Spine Channel and PE sheet for extra back support
  • Removable hipbelt
  • Large main compartment with universal sleeve
  • Secondary compartment with organization
  • Durable, water-resistant zippers
  • Weight/ 765 g
  • Dimensions 47 cm X 32 cm X 23 cm
  • Laptop Compatibility 15″: 38 cm x 3 cm x 27 cm
  • Volume 21 liters