Posts Categorized: Gear news

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


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