The guys at Alpkit have been busy adding some new kit to their collection. No less than four new jackets are available this winter, 1 technical shell and 3 warm layers.
British outdoor brand Sprayway is upping its game this winter with two new down jackets. The Mylas (men) and Lark (women) will keep you warm under a wide range of conditions thanks to their waterproof down fill.
An Ultralight down jacket is on the gear list of many outdoor adventurers. Although not as warm as heavier down parkas, most of us – with a proper layered system – will never need the warmth of a 600g+ Down jacket. If you are not going to do high summits or polar expeditions and you… Continue reading Your next ultralight down jacket: 10 options for fall-winter adventures
I bought the Cerium LT down hoody last winter and had the chance to use it in various conditions throughout winter and up to this June when the team went to Norway. I hate feeling cold, it makes me cranky. So in the shop I looked at the warmest down jackets they had.
This year at ISPO, Marmot has been introducing some particularly interesting technical jackets. 3 new models will be available : the Astrum Jacket, the Tullus Jacket and the Aruna Jacket. The Astrum is a versatile jacket, efficient for most winter activities (climbing, ski, urban, etc.). Made from the new Thermal R Active Stretch insulation, the… Continue reading ISPO 2016 : new jackets for Marmot
Moar down jackets. Choice is good and there is ever more choice in the down jacket section. Montane has a new option for a mid-weight jacket, the North Star Lite.
What’s new from the Californian brand? This year, a lot of new women’s jacket will appear on Marmot’s collections. Technical shell users might appreciate the new Speed Light Jacket, perfect for skiing thanks to its waterproof, three layer gore-tex fabric. The Geneva is a Scandinavian-styled jacket with a MemBrain blended fabric (from Nylon, cotton and… Continue reading Marmot fall/winter collection for 2015 and 2016
Rab is back with a new collection for Fall and Winter 2015, and it features a whole lot of new down jackets. The brand is bringing us a revised Neutrino jacket, as well as two brand new models: the Positron and the Electron. The Neutrino Endurance is a technical down jacket designed for lightweight ascents… Continue reading Rab’s 2015 Fall/Winter collection: a down jacket paradise
The Californian brand unveiled its new products for the winter to come. There are lots to see, especially in terms of down jackets. 4 new jackets will be joining the brand’s collection. The Quince Pro is a DWR-coated, water-resistant shell that can also be used as a mid layer. The Continuum is a must for… Continue reading The North Face: what’s new for Fall/Winter 2015?
The Canadian brand offers a whole lot of interesting stuff for this winter, beginning with the Interstate Jacket, providing an interesting outfit for urban environments with its waterproof zippers and numerous pockets (and the interesting ability to put the hood inside the neck). In terms of ski and alpinism, the Procline series should be a… Continue reading A look at Arc’teryx fall/winter collection for 2015 and 2016
Rab is a UK-based manufacturer of high quality outdoor clothing. They started in 1981 in Sheffield and have been one of the top English brands ever since but I really got into their gear recently, specially with the awesome NeoShell jacket.