Our round up of the best kit for mud lovers planning to hit the trail over the colder months


S-Lab Advanced Skin 1 Belt Set

£50

S-Lab advanced skin 1

A small waist bag is ideal for a trail run or event where you need a few essentials and a drink. This super lightweight waist bag can carry a small ‘soft’ 237ml bottle as well. It’s virtually bounce-free and so comfortable you’ll forget it’s even there.
salomon.com

Inov8 Base Elite LSZ with Polygiene

£45

Innov8 base elite

Fitted and lightweight with a zip neck, this top is perfect for winter trail running. Highly breathable with mesh inserts. We love the thumb loops and high collar. Incorporating anti-microbial Polygiene technology to keep you odour-free and cool.
inov-8.com

Saucony Peregrine 6 trail shoes

£105

Saucony Peregrine 6

The award-winning Peregrine offers deep lugs and great grip even in the muddiest of conditions. Lightweight and flexible with a 4mm drop, they provide a ‘grounded’ feel but with enough cushioning for long runs.
saucony.co.uk

Nikwax Base Fresh

£8.99 for 1 litre

Nikwax Base Fresh

It can be hard getting your kit clean when it’s properly muddy. Base Fresh from Nikwax helps deodorise, inhibits the build-up of body odour, and accelerates drying. Essential for technical fabrics.
nikwax.co.uk

Ronhill Merino 200 wool hat

£20

Ronhill Merino 200

Keep your head warm on the trail with this luxury merino wool blend hat. Naturally odour wicking and breathable, it’s fast-drying and soft and comfy.
ronhill.com

Dexshell Thermlite waterproof socks

£23.95

Dexshell Thermlite

Waterproof socks that really work. Keep your feet dry and blister-free even in the wettest conditions. We love the Thermlite sock with lightweight merino wool. See page 43 for our full review.
dexshell.co.uk

Salomon Fellraiser

£90

Salomon Fellraiser

Offering an aggressive tread with amazing traction, the Fellraiser is a lightweight, low profile and fast drying trail shoe. Perfect for muddy wet conditions. We love the ‘mud friendly’ lacing system.
salomon.com

Ronhill Trail Typhoon Smock

£125

Ronhill Trail Typhoon

This is 100 per cent waterproof and perfect for a wet day . With a roll-away hood, taped seams and soft liner it offers the ultimate in breathability . It’s one of the best quality jackets we’ve seen in a while.
ronhill.com

Aquapac waterproof phone case

£20-£25 depending on size

Aquapac waterproof phone case

A fully waterproof case for your phone, keeping it dry and protected . You can use your phone without taking it out of the case . Four sizes available.
aquapac.net

Gore 3/4 Air Lady tights

£54.99

Gore 3/4 air

The best Capri tights we’ve tried in a long time. The extra wide waistband provides support but without restricting movement. A small zip pocket on the hip is just big enough for your phone and key.
goreapparel.co.uk

Ronhill Women’s Merino 200 1/2 Zip

£65

Ronhill merino top

We love Merino wool this winter. It’s great at regulating your temperature, and it’s breathable and warm. This top is quick-drying, soft and lightweight, with thumb holes and flat lock seams.
ronhill.com