‘Best Of’ Posts
There are plenty of 'best lightweight hiking boots' reviews out there and I often find that most of them are quite different. The weight range varies so much that the top end of the scale tends to not be 'lightweight boots' at all. In this review, I make sure every...read more
Having done a fair bit of travelling, I see and hear the question "What is the best mosquito repellent?" ALL THE TIME. Before I even jump into the details and analysis of what I think is, hands down, the best repellent out there, I just want to mention...read more
If you've read my article on the midges in Scotland, then you'll know what these little devils are all about. You'll also know that there are ways of reducing how much they bite you. They'll never be stopped because, well, they just won't, but it is possible to...read more
Hi there, I’m Stephen!
I created In Shape Explorer with the goal of giving you thorough hike reviews of Scotland’s mountains and lesser-known peaks further afield. I also share hiking advice, tips and guides so that you are as informed as possible before getting out there! Any questions or queries then don’t hesitate to get in touch.