How did this very light and very packable vest that uses PrimaLoft's Silver Active Insulation perform on the hill?.
A UK sock brand has received a seal of approval from the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award for the eighth year on the trot.
It showtime in the outdoor world, with brands lining up shiny new products at trade gatherings that will appear in the shops from next year.
Price: £120 (regular); £150 (large) Weight: 710g, regular (including stuffsack) Colour: orange Country of manufacture: Ireland The two things I look for in a sleep mat are comfort and insulation.
Price: men’s £70; women’s £60 Country of manufacture: China Weight: 664g/pair Colour: brown/navy blue Sizes: men’s 7-12; women’s 4-8 When you’ve finished that long walk on the hills, it’s nice to have a good pair of comfortable shoes to change into.
Retailers visiting a major European trade show are being asked to swap their used jackets for a new insulated vest.
As winter fades into the distance and the weather improves – hopefully – it’s time to think about shelving those heavy walking boots for a month or two and slipping on something lighter for your trail walks.
An outdoor brand has won an award for its commitment to ‘detoxing’ its clothing. Páramo was announced winner of the ‘bold move’ category i...
There was a time when choosing a pair of trousers to go walking in meant digging out an old garment that you didn’t mind getting muddied up.
Who can resist the offer of free chocolate? We certainly can’t so when German brand Edelrid kindly tempted grough with an 80g bar of the stuff, we g...
Outdoor brand Montane has offered a sneak preview of some of its new clothing featuring Gore-Tex waterproofing, ahead of its commercial launch.
Price: £60 Weight: 466g/pair (size 10) Colour: black Construction: webbing/leather uppers; EVA sole Country of manufacture: Vietnam Sizes: men’s 6-13 For warmer days, a walking sandal is worth considering as an alternative to a trail shoe or lightweight boot.
Outdoor brand Montane is celebrating after announcing it will incorporate Gore-Tex materials into its products.
Price: £109.95 Colour: red Weight: 548g Material: shell, 100 per cent nylon Insulation: PrimaLoft Gold 100g Country of manufacture: not stated Sizes: XS-3XL Say insulated jacket and thoughts immediately turn to winter and those cold days on the hill or in the countryside.
An unexpected package dropped through grough’s letterbox recently, courtesy of Netherlands-based Care Plus.
Price: £13 Country of manufacture: Germany Weight: 38g/pair Colour: blue/grey Material: 45 per cent polypropylene; 25 per cent merino wool; 23 per cent polyamide; 5 per cent cotton and 2 per cent elastane Women’s version: yes Sizes: four different sizes, for shoe sizes from 39-48 6-13; women’s 35-42 (2½-8) Wash: 40C gentle cycle The sun’s shining, I’ve got my trail shoes ready; now, where did I put those socks.
A company whose name is synonymous with camping stoves is marking a milestone in the development of the gear.
Ok, this is a bit specialist. Not everyone is in the market for a tent that will withstand a hurricane, but if you are, Nigor has just unveiled a ligh...