We’ve put to the test both the Osprey Atmos and Aura backpacks. Is this the right pack for you? We’ll try to guide you in the decision process with this in-depth review of Osprey’s top-of-the-line offering.
Great hammocks to chill this summer
What better ways to enjoy the sound of a river in a lush forest than hangout in a hammock. The slow swing, the laid back position, a snack and a cold drink. The world could stop right there. But there are hammocks and hammocks and to save you the hassle we’re going to list some… Continue reading Great hammocks to chill this summer
Gear review: Cumulus Lite Line 400 ultralight down sleeping bag
The Cumulus Lite Line 400 is an ultralight down sleeping bag providing great value and specifications for the traveler or the backpacker. Read more about our impressions after a 3 years test period.
Check out our gear list for Kilimanjaro. All the mandatory items you should have and why.
Osprey Talon 33 review, a lightweight versatile backpack tougher than it looks
I originally picked up the Osprey Talon 33 to go mountaineering. Although there were more specific mountaineering packs in the shop, I wanted something that would work for other activities too. I had already a few more technical packs but too small for the weekend I was planning. After looking at and trying different models… Continue reading Osprey Talon 33 review, a lightweight versatile backpack tougher than it looks
Matrix’s PowerWatch 2 never needs to be charged
The new version of the PowerWatch form Matrix promises GPS and fitness tracker capabilities with zero charge time. Finally the perfect outdoor watch?
inov-8 now also has a Graphene Hiking boot
Following closely on the release of the first-ever graphene sole in sports shoes, British brand inov-8 has just unveiled the ROCLITE with G-Grip, the first hiking boot with a graphene-infused sole.
Komperdell releases the Wild Rambler, a new value trekking pole for winter
Fresh from the Austrian Alps, Komperdell is announcing an addition to its range of trekking poles with the Wild Rambler. A sturdy and easy-on-the-wallet option for hikers.
Jöttnar is updating its collection for winter 18/19, have a look at what’s new
With no less than 11 new products, British mountain brand Jöttnar is expanding significantly this winter. A notable addition is their new Waterproof-breathable membrane, developed in-house.
inov-8 is finally launching its graphene infused shoes
Back in December, when inov-8 first announced it, we were very curious about what was “the future of sports shoes”. And now finally we can pre-order the G-SERIES shoes, 3 models all with graphene-infused rubber soles.
Silvertech 2.0, wash less for less impact on the environment
Organic Basics is releasing a new collection of men’s underwear, t-shirts, and long sleeves called SilverTech 2.0. It is the follow-up to a very successful campaign they ran two years ago and apparently it’s even greener.
New Merrell MQM collection blurs the lines between trail and hiking shoes
Up, over and down. The three phases of the mountain described by the Merrell design team when the created the MQM collection. Designed from the ground-up, MQMs are hybrid shoes to move fast while retaining protection and security.