Posts Categorized: Gear news

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.

Merrel goes Barefoot with new shoe range

Feb 2 | Ben

Well well well, what have we got here. Merrel has been teasing us for while now about its barefoot collection but the wait is over. The new barefoot line is out!

New Fujifilm outdoor camera, FinePix XP30

Jan 5 | Ben

Fujifilm just annouced the soon to be released FinePix XP30, successor of the XP10 in the outdoor camera range. The XP30 boast similar specs than its older brother but add a GPS to the package

GORE-TEX® Active Shell Laminate for next year winter gear

Nov 3 | Marie

GORE-TEX are the market leader in waterproof and breathable garment. Their tech is used many high end outdoor equipments, from jackets to shoes. Announcement of improvements are of course always good news for performance athletes

Shimano 2011 eyewear collection

Oct 26 | Ben

Shimano has announced it’s new range of eyewear for 2011. The three new models of glasses have adjustable parts for better fit and Lexan© Polycarbonate lenses. And they look pretty cool too.

Montrail Mountain Masochist Mid GTX

Oct 19 | Ben

One of the latest addition to Montrail’s collection of performance trail running shoes, the Mountain Masochist Mid GTX is here to satisfy the serious trail runners. The specs read like a wishlist and are a

Polarmax to provide base layer to National Ski Patrol

Oct 18 | Marie

The National Ski Patrol is a non-profit association serving the outdoor industry by providing safety and emergency care education programs in the U.S.A. They have announced they are teaming up with Polarmax, well known for

Columbia release new Omni-Heat range

Sep 30 | Ben

Columbia has released some great tech in its history, like Omni-Tech and Titanium but the new Omni-Heat looks like a big step forward. The new range includes footwear and outdoor apparel with the Omni-Heat tech,