Posts Categorized: Gear news

Merino will disappear very quickly

Mar 8 | Marie

Behind this very ambiguous title is a fact that Merino manufacturers like Icebreaker are not trying to hide: Merino degrade very quickly.

Petzl new NAO headlamp piles up awards

Mar 2 | Ben

Petzl, well known for their hand free lighting systems introduced back in January the NAO, a headlamp which can automatically adjusts it light intensity and beam type.

Hydrophobic down floats at WOR

Jan 27 | Marie

Down is awesome – it’s warm and light – but it suffers from one major drawback: wet it’s all the opposite. Two brands have come out and shown at this year’s Outdoor Retailer Winter Market

Vasque to launch colourful spring collection

Jan 19 | Marie

The hiking and trail running shoe manufacturer from Minnesota will be launching its new spring collection very soon. Featuring a revision of the successful Velocity among other things, the excitement will undoubtedly come from the

Barefoot running shoes roundup

Dec 22 | Ben

I think it is safe to say that barefoot running has really taken off. Compared to the early days you now have a large choice of shoes, some with toes, some without, some from big

New Asolo limited edition shoes

Dec 9 | Ben

If you are after a bargain just before Christmas then you might be in luck. Asolo released a new batch of limited hiking shoes on their website. And because they do things differently, instead of