Gear Check

Even if the reality of surfing in Irish waters is not too glamorous, it doesn't matter because it's just as much fun. Roisin Finlay recommends some gear for those surf trips.

31st March, 2012
Gear Check
The Columbia Lode Hauler 75: the 75-litre carry-all is the perfect size for a surf trip.

Columbia Lode Hauler 75

The Columbia Lode Hauler 75 (€75) is a rugged bag made with the outdoorsy type in mind. The 75-litre carry-all is the perfect size for a surf trip. It is equipped with an abrasion-resistant bottom and the straps are fitted with padding so the bag is nice and comfortable to carry. There is an internal organiser at one end to keep your small stuff secure and tonnes of space in the main...

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