Posts Categorized: Gear news

A Solar Charged Puffer Jacket?

Nov 23 | Simon

British startup Vollebak have just added a Solar Charged Puffer Jacket to their growing line of tech infused clothing. The Solar Charged Puffer. It stores sunlight, glows in the dark, and keeps you warm down

Spyderco Create New Knife Steel for their Latest Blade

Nov 18 | Simon

Spyderco Create New Knife Steel for their Latest Blade Spyderco have set an industry first by commissioning a proprietary new knife steel for their latest blade with legendary steel producer Crucible Industries. For the uninitiated,

Mountain Equipment Launch Closed Loop Recycling System

Nov 16 | Simon

Mountain Equipment Launch Closed Loop Recycling System Mountain Equipment has just announced the launch of its ambitious new DOWN CYCLE Closed Loop Recycling System. The iconic British outdoor gear brand introduced recycled down in 2017


New Bivy Stick is Lightest SatCom Device Ever

Nov 11 | Simon

New Bivy Stick is Lightest SatCom Device Ever The latest offering from Bivy Stick looks like the lightest SatCom device commercially available. Losing mobile connection when you get deep into the wilderness is a feature,

NEMO release Baffled Self-Inflating Air Pad

Nov 9 | Simon

NEMO Equipment’s New Baffled Self-Inflating Air Pad is an industry first. The New Nemo Flyer showcases a new hybrid technology that combines an air pad with a self-inflating foam camping mat, to produce the World’s

A new way to heat meals in the outdoors?

Nov 7 | Simon

Could a Hawaii based design company just have revolutionised the way to heat meals in the outdoors? Sino Spec have just announced a new category of food containers. At first glance they appear to be


Komperdell Premier Self-Deploying Hiking Poles

Nov 4 | Simon

The new Self-Deploying Hiking Poles from 100 year old Austrian pole manufacturer Komperdell shows that innovation isn’t just for start-ups! Lockdowns, curfews, the US Presidential race – we are in the era of polarising debates.

Sea to Summit set to enter backpacking tent market

Oct 27 | Simon

Sea to Summit have just announced that they will be adding a pair of lightweight backpacking tents to their outdoor gear range for the Spring ’21 season. The new range will start with two models,


New Osprey Hemp Based Sustainable Backpack Range

Oct 24 | Simon

Osprey’s New White Label Sustainable Backpack Range is the next step in the company’s pledge to become the most eco outdoor brand. Our aim is to become the most progressive, transparent and sustainable outdoor hardgoods

The New Inov-8 Mudclaw just got an upgrade

Oct 17 | Simon

Invo-8 have just announced the release of the New MUDCLAW G 260 V2, promising to make their flagship muddy condition trailrunner tougher than ever. I’ve got to say, I have a soft spot for the MUDCLAW, as