10 minutes with… Lachlan Bucknall

10 minutes with… Lachlan Bucknall

Jumping from a moving speedboat onto a helicopter is just part of the day job. Get to know our TV & Projects Director, Lachlan Bucknall. At Secret Compass, we’re known… read more

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO CHOOSING THE RIGHT JUNGLE BOOTS

Rick Morales talks footwear for the Panamanian jungle. The importance of getting the right boots for an expedition sits head and shoulders above almost all over kit decisions. And if… read more

THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO JUNGLE FOOT CARE

Immense isolation, off-the-scale humidity, searing heat and an overload of exotic hazards. In no environment is foot care more paramount than in the jungle. Expert naturalist and jungle aficionado,  expedition… read more

BOOTS AND CRAMPONS

Packing the right kit is an essential part of any expedition – using the wrong kit in extreme locations can have severe consequences, putting your safety at risk and jeopardising… read more

A GUIDE TO MOUNTAIN FOOTWEAR

Nail your alpine boots. No item in your kit store is single-handedly more capable of ruining an expedition than unsuitable footwear and few environments demand as much from your feet… read more

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DESERT FOOTWEAR GUIDE

Blisters are a fact of life on desert expeditions. Even those who ‘had never had one before’ or say ‘I never get blisters’ get them. The rough ground, hot temperatures… read more