An Ultralight down jacket is on the gear list of many outdoor adventurers. Although not as warm as heavier down parkas, most of us – with a proper layered system – will never need the warmth of a 600g+ Down jacket. If you are not going to do high summits or polar expeditions and you… Continue reading Your next ultralight down jacket: 10 options for fall-winter adventures
German outdoor specialist Salewa updated its range of approach shoes with the Wildfire. Marketed as lightweight blister-free guaranteed approach shoes, we were eager to have a look for ourselves.
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 case is replacing the Bikila EVO WP and Lontra. It uses the Icetrek rubber from the brand, supposed to give better… Continue reading New Vibram FiveFingers for autumn, warm and casual
Always make sure you’re one step ahead, that’s the motto of Norwegian brand Odlo. They’ve grown a lot since their debut in 1946 and now offer a wide range of technical styles for snow sports, running and biking. The newly introduced Blackcomb Evolution range of baselayers won an ISPO Gold Award in the baselayer category.… Continue reading Odlo introduces new baselayers for AW15/16, wins ISPO award
Personal electronic transportation is fast becoming a huge industry. While a few years hago there wasn’t much apart from Segways, today is full of electric longboards and other unicycles. The Radinn Wakejet Cruise however, is something else entirely.
Sports Tracker, pioneer in sport tracking applications for mobile has announced last Monday its acquisition by the giant Amer Sports.
A few hand picked ideas for to give to a your climbing friend or partner. A great variety of gear for all budgets.
We’ve taken the Mammut Ultimate Light Hoody to a few hikes and outdoor adventures and came back with mixed feelings. A jacket that has good specs on paper but a few quirks in real-life conditions.
Polartec, the fabric and insulation specialist, has been producing some innovating products over the past few years. With some of the best in class synthetic insulation and waterproof fabrics, Fall Winter 2014 will be an interesting season for gear.
Sometimes a bit of extra weight can gain you a lot of comfort. You could eat your meals directly out of the pot or you could bring a plate or a bowl and make the experience more civilised. If you go for the second option then the Light My Fire Mealkit 2.0 could be the… Continue reading Light My Fire 8-piece Mealkit 2.0 review
Patagonia wants to make apparel manufacturing greener by investing in disruptive technologies that could cut the water off the chain.
We are well into the spring/summer collections now and we’ve spotted some interesting articles from leading merino designer Icebreaker. Some new, some improved, all made of the same base material: wool.