Experienced mountaineer Nori Suzuki started Teton Bros in 2007 to bring better quality mountain gear to Japan. His first product, the TB Jacket, was inspired by a trip he took to the US. Since then he and Junko Suzuki, created a full collection of high quality mountain products to address the needs of Alpinist, backcountry skiers… Continue reading Japanese brand Teton Bros to launch in the US
Polartec, the fabric and insulation specialist, has been producing some innovating products over the past few years. With some of the best in class synthetic insulation and waterproof fabrics, Fall Winter 2014 will be an interesting season for gear.
Rab is a brand that knows down very well, from its beginning in Sheffield in the 1980s up to know. So when those guys decide to move to PFC-free hydrophobic down we have good reasons to get excited.
British gear specialist Montane is now using the award-winning fabric from Polartec, NeoShell, in some of its latest hardshells. Just in time autumn showers and winter ski season, the Fast Alpine Stretch Neo might be the new jacket to own.
Westcomb is at it again, innovating and bringing to the market before everyone else a jacket that sounds perfect for the coming temperature drop.
The Vancouver based outdoor manufacturer Westcomb released what they claim is the lightest rain shell made out of Polartech’s innovative NeoShell garment. At 15 oz, around 425g, this jacket is certainly on the light side.