Gear news

New Vibram FiveFingers for autumn, warm and casual

Nov 19 | Joe

There are two new styles coming from the Italian brand this autumn. Each year seems to bring a few new models or replacement for older ones. The new Vibram FiveFingers Trek Ascent Insulated in this

Interview with Tommy and Steve, founders of Jöttnar

Nov 11 | Ben

Jöttnar is by far one of the most exciting brand right now for hardcore outdoor adventurer. Created in 2013 by two former Royal Marine commandos and keen mountaineers, Jöttnar has a small but very focused collection of layers

Latest reviews

Arc’teryx Cerium LT review, lightweight and technical down jacket

Sep 9 | Marie

I bought the Cerium LT down hoody last winter and had the chance to use it in various conditions throughout winter and up to this June when the team went to Norway. I hate feeling cold, it makes me cranky. So in the shop I looked at the warmest down jackets they had.

Inov-8 Race Ultra 270 review

Apr 13 | Marie

Late January was announced the Race Ultra 270 from british gear manufacturer Inov-8. We had the chance to get a pair to review and after 2 months of testing here is what Marie thinks about the shoe.

Pillow talk: three self inflatable pillows tested

Mar 22 | Ben

Our three contenders are the Highlander Micro Pillow, the Gelert Trek Self Inflating pillow and the Vango Pillow. We took them to various camping trips, car camping and backpacking outings. We had some good nights and not many bad ones really.

Outdoor news

Climbing a 700-year-old giant tree

Jun 19 | Vincent

Meet Chris Sharma, a 34-year-old from California who took tree climbing to the next level. Renowned mountain climber (he set up a number of 5.15 climbing routes in the entire world, and climbed ropeless the

Flickr Photostream

  • Sunset over Istanbul by Alps-Lights
  • Cappadoce, Turquie by Alps-Lights
  • Tour percée, secret spot by Alps-Lights
  • Katmandou, temple des singes by Alps-Lights
  • Bled, Slovenia by Alps-Lights
  • Big Heart by Sarmad.Rehman
  • Cappadoce, sunrise & montgolfières by Alps-Lights
  • Good morning Grenoble by Alps-Lights
  • Sultan Ahmed Mosque / Blue Mosque by Alps-Lights
  • Reine, Lofoten by Alps-Lights
  •  by Santarelli Luca | Rabbia
  • Ghyaru by Alps-Lights
  • Belledonne by Alps-Lights
  • IMGP1174 by Bensventures
  • Nepali girl from Tibet living in Ghandruk, Népal. This young girl lives close to his mother's farm and works in the fields. This shoot was taken just after a storm and she was freezing but smile anyway. In Nepal people are so friendly. by Alps-Lights
  • Upper Mustang border, Nepal by Alps-Lights
  • Lac Blanc by Alps-Lights
  • Lac Blanc by Alps-Lights
  • Chamechaude by Alps-Lights
  • Grande lance de Domène, Belledonne by Alps-Lights

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