Posts Categorized: Gear news

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

GoPro update HERO range with HERO2

Oct 25 | Marie

The guys at GoPro have released a new iteration of their very successful HD HERO named… HD HERO2. The original was capable of great 1080p footage at 30fps while being waterproof and shockproof. Now from

What’s hot this winter (2011/2012)

Sep 25 | Ben

At this point pretty much every manufacturer have released their winter collection for 2011/2012. This season looks like it will be all about Gore-Tex Active Shell and Polartech Neo Shell. Announced early this year, Active

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