Posts Categorized: Gear news

Entering the hybrid gear era

Nov 22 | Ben

If you have been following the latest gear trends and new releases this year you have certainly noticed some sort of evolution. Each apparel company seem to have its own top of the line hybrid

GoPro releases new Hero3 line of rugged cameras

Oct 18 | Joe

GoPro have updated their offering with a new line of tough cameras for extreme sports junkies and outdoor enthusiasts. Better, smaller and cheaper, the three new models are features packed.

New Rime Pro insulation jacket from Mammut

Oct 2 | Joe

With winter just ’round the corner, will you let lower temperatures get in the way of your outdoor fix? Maybe all you need is a good lightweight insulation jacket to keep you warm in your

The Alpine Hammock project, now on Kickstarter

Aug 28 | Ben

Hammocks are cool, comfortable, lightweight, fun. Bivy sacks are too. Now if you could have both in one piece of gear, wouldn’t that be awesome? Meet Ryan’s and Mike’s Alipne Hammock.

New ultra-lightweight climbing helmet from Petzl

Aug 17 | Fabien

Petzl presented this year, as part of the 2013 collection, a new concept of ultra-light helmet for climbing and mountaineering. Its blazing orange colour didn’t scare away awards either.

Vaude new waterproofs and more for winter 2012

Aug 14 | Ben

Vaude have announced some new products for their fall winter 2012/13 collection. Most of the new range will be released under the company’s Green Shape label which guarantees environmentally friendly production.

New SmartWool socks get stronger the more you wear them

Aug 6 | Fabien

SmartWool, the merino wool specialist, will update its range of PhD socks with a new collection called Performance. Coming this fall, those new stronger socks should bring better performance and durability compared to their predecessors.

Haglöfs Gram Comp Pull coming SS 2013

Aug 2 | Ben

Haglöfs, the Swedish outdoor gear manufacturer, presented a very nice looking and minimalist jacket at OutDoor 2012. The Gram Comp Pull is the new reference for the company in lightweight hardhsell design.