Life is always an expedition but some people are more adventurous than others! There is nothing more life-affirming than exploring the natural world but you need the best equipment if you really want to push the boundaries.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” Mark Twain
At Complete Outdoors, our comprehensive range features everything you need to tackle your next challenge. You can travel in greater safety and comfort as you explore exciting new destinations throughout the UK and across the world.
“He who would travel happily must travel light.” Antoine de St. Exupery
Light, robust and yet quick and easy to pitch, our outstanding tents from Vango and MSR are the perfect choice for your backpacking expeditions. We offer styles which will accommodate up to 4 adventurers and so there will be a model in our range to suit your needs. Our waterproof and breathable tents are packed with practical features including storage pockets, flysheets and reflective pegging points. The outstanding lightweight tents maximise your mobility and freedom when you are on the move but provide impressive protection and comfort when it is time to rest.
“If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.” James Michener
An army marches on its stomach and so do explorers! You will need to refuel after an active day and our stoves, cook sets and pans will enable you to whip up a satisfying meal when you need one. Light, robust and reliable, our cooking essentials have been chosen from the impressive MSR, Vango Jet Boil and Trangia collections.
“Camp out among the grass and gentians of glacier meadows, in craggy garden nooks full of nature’s darlings.” John Muir
Keeping you comfortable at night, even in sub-zero temperatures, our 3 and 4 season sleeping bags are suitable for trekkers, cyclists and alpinists. Supremely lightweight and portable, the sleeping bags from Vango and Criterion are excellent investments and you can keep your chosen style clean whilst enhancing insulation with the impressive sleeping bag liners from Cocoon.
Our expedition sleeping range also features foam mats and self-inflating mats from Therm-A-Rest which provide exceptional thermal insulation and comfort. A great night’s sleep is guaranteed wherever you happen to be!
Lighting and Travel Accessories
“I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” Mary Anne Radmacher
But there may be occasions when the moonlight does not provide sufficient illumination! Our excellent lighting collection of torches, lanterns and head torches certainly will! Chosen from the outstanding Black Diamond, Coast and Petzl ranges, these lightweight and reliable models are the perfect addition to your gear.
We are also delighted to bring you an extensive collection of fine travel accessories. These include travel towels, mosquito nets and repellents, water purifiers and first aid kits from Life Systems, Lifeventure and Nalgene.
Properly equipped, you can embark on your next expedition in confidence. There is much to discover and explore throughout the UK and farther afield. With Complete Outdoors you will always be able to take the path less travelled!
“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” Helen Keller
BioLite BaseLantern XL. This flat pack lantern is a world first and its combination of cutting edge edge-lighting, twinned with Bluetooth connectivity allows you to have your very own personal miniature smart grid. It features a 12000 mAh li-on battery which is rechargeable, which provides a large amount of...more
BioLite Camp Stove 2. This award winning stove made by BioLite has been up rated, so that it now features 50% more power, an integrated battery and an updated LED dashboard, which enables you increased control and feedback. The stove is designed to only burn wood and as a result of its fan, the fire is smokeless...more
BioLite Kettle Pot. This multi functional piece of equipment can pour liquid like a kettle and can be used to cook like a pot, making it essential as a grab and go part of your cook system. In addition it can also be used to transport and protect the Biolite CampStove, making it an incredibly functional...more
BioLite Portable Grill. This easy to use, table top grill is one of the lightest which available and is compatible with the BioLite CampStove 2. It enables you to grill your food over a wood fired stove, which will help to make the range of food which you can cook while camping far more exciting....more
BioLite PowerLight Mini (Grey). This hands free, incredibly slim and clippable lantern is very easy to take with you as a source of on the go power. Easy to fit inside a pocket or to fix to a strap and to avoid glare with edge lighting, which both helps you to see and be seen, either on the trail or on a dark...more
BioLite PowerLight Mini (Teal). This hands free, incredibly slim and clippable lantern is very easy to take with you as a source of on the go power. Easy to fit inside a pocket or to fix to a strap and to avoid glare with edge lighting, which both helps you to see and be seen, either on the trail or on a dark...more
BioLite SiteLight. These dimmable lights are great at helping you to create a sense of space through using this daisy-chaining system. The light which is emitted provides a warming glow whilst providing highly functional overhead lighting for your campsite. A set includes two lights emitting a total of 150...more
BioLite SiteLight Mini. This set of constellation lights are great at helping the stars to seem a bit closer and brighter. They are incredibly easy to use and have been designed with instant set up in mind. Each string contains a set of 4 lights which emit 150 lumens of dimmable ambient light over a length of...more
BioLite SiteLight XL. This easily collapsible lantern is able to brighten any campsite, emitting 300 lumens worth of dimmable ambient light. It can be hung from either tree branches or from poles to give a fantastic full moon effect and to light a wide area, providing a far nicer and less offensive light...more
Black Diamond Revolt Head Torch (Black). The Revolt head torch is a powerful and incredibly versatile, rechargeable headlamp, which can also run on AAA batteries when necessary. It is perfect for use when walking, climbing or around camp. It has a maximum output of 130 Lumens and...more
Black Diamond Voyager Lantern (Blue). The perfect combination of a bright, non-glaring and dimmable lantern which emits 140 Lumens and a powerful and precise flashlight that provides 50 Lumens of light. This makes the light fantastic for use around your camp, as well as great for...more
Black Diamond Wiz Head Torch (Blue). This compact childrens head torch has a 30 Lumen output and comes with a large array of different features. Two important safety characteristics which have been incorporated into the design are a child-safe screw closure, as well as a breakaway...more
Black Diamond Wiz Head Torch (Coral Pink). This compact children head torch has a 30 Lumen output and comes with a large array of different features. Two important safety characteristics which have been incorporated into the design are a child-safe screw closure, as well as a breakaway...more
Bushnell Legend E Series 10x42 Binoculars. These waterproof and fogproof binoculars are perfect for a range of activities. With an ultra wide field of view, the E Series 10 x 42mm provides brightness, clarity and sharpness as well as the quality that you would expect from Bushnell Binoculars. Perfect for bird watching or use as...more
Bushnell Perma Focus 10x42 Binoculars. Perfect for nature observation or sporting events, these focus-free binoculars catch the action instantly with no adjustment needed. The non-slip rubber armour absorbs shock whilst also providing a firm grip.
Fully coated optics for superior...more