Posts Categorized: Gear news

Polartec and Unifi team up on new recycling program

Jul 29 | Marie

Polartec is continuing its commitment to responsible development and eco-engineered products. After the introduction of the REPREVE 100 yarn, made out of 100% recycled clear plastic bottles, Polartec and Unifi are teaming up again to

Columbia drains it with Drainmaker

Jul 2 | Ben

In a world ruled by waterproof breathable membrane, it is interesting to see a top of the line brand like Columbia make something a bit different. Water shoes are nothing new of course but none

Mammut preparing new Eiger Extreme range

Jun 23 | Ben

We are starting to see the first products popping up for Autumn collections at all the big brands. If you’ve been following you’ll noticed one common tech in most high end collection: the new Gore-Tex

Gerber and Bear Grylls partnership brings new survival gear

Jun 2 | Ben

A survival expert and an experienced gear manufacturer working together to develop better gear, sounds interesting right? That’s what professional adventurer Bear Grylls and knife and gear specialist Gerber have done in the Gerber Bear

Casio G’zOne Commando, Android phone in armor

May 19 | Ben

In the realm of tough gadgets we generally see a lot of cameras and dumb phones but you don’t get to see many smartphones. Well that’s what Casio was maybe thinking when they came up

Icebraker releases its new Spring/Summer 11 range

May 14 | Ben

Icebreaker’s special natural wool formula returns this year in a wider range than ever. The merino specialist is introducing new product in its superfine range aimed at runners as well as a refresh on its

Spring Summer Vibram FiveFingers collection

May 5 | Marie

Vibram has added some new models to its range of FiveFingers for the Spring and Summer collection. The barefoot running people out there will be pleased to discover the four new pairs of shoes with

Better than Gore-Tex® says Columbia

Mar 7 | Marie

In its latest campaign, Columbia is pushing hard its own waterproofing-high breathability tech called Omni-Dry by comparing it to the well known and leader, Gore-tex.