Originally posted on January 18, 2014
by Chris Baynham-Hughes
As a dedicated gear fiend I have managed to find more essential gear that I can’t live without. One looks set to become an expensive addiction, the other fills an excellent gap in my arsenal. Paramo Valez Adventure Light Smock
Not a name that will ever roll off the tongue, I was put onto the Valez after booking what is expected to be a cold wet night out looking for SI boxes spread about the Peak District: a.k.a. Dark Mountains. Partnering up with Braddan Johnson, who took part in the original event (see here for accounts
), he told me the only survivors of the event to get around almost without exception wore this jacket. Whilst everybody else struggled with the...