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Petzl ACTIK CORE £65
The new ACTIK CORE from Petzl builds on over 50 years of experience developing hands free lighting to produce a compact, powerful and easy to use headlamp with 600 lumens. With a simple single button to control 3 power levels and a phosphorescent reflector to make it easy to find in the dark, the ACTIK CORE also features red lighting. Complete with the CORE USB rechargeable battery ACTIK CORE also works with three standard batteries thanks to Petzl’s HYBRID CONCEPT.
More info: www.petzl.com
Leatherman FREE T4 Multipurpose Tool From £79.95
The Leatherman FREE™ T4 multipurpose tool was designed with everyday problem solving in mind. Featuring 12 high-functioning tools, including scissors, screwdrivers and a heavy duty file, the FREE T4 will be a handy gift to find under the tree this Christmas. This Leatherman pocket tool features FREE’s signature design, epic haptics and the distinct click signalling the tool is open and ready for use. The one-hand opening feature means this tool packs a punch with amazing ease of use. The FREE T4 is available in an array of colours and also comes complete with a removable pocket clip. Want a gift that will last? The Leatherman FREE T4 is backed by Leatherman’s 25-year guarantee, so you can be confident your Leatherman will last for a lifetime of use.
More info: www.whitbyandco.co.uk
Klean Kanteen Insulated TKWide From £25.95
Klean Kanteen’s vacuum insulated TKWide bottle is the perfect bottle for a variety of functions! Perfect for hot coffee or tea on the go with the Café Cap, why not try swapping to the Chug Cap for instant hydration and ice-cold drinks? Featuring Klean Kanteen’s TK Closure™ internal thread design and award-winning Climate Lock™ double-wall vacuum insulation, the TKWide is on the leading-edge of thermal performance – up to 47 hours hot or 145 hours iced with the 64oz TKWide bottle. Available in 5 sizes and a wide array of colours, this bottle was designed with versatility in mind. In one package you’ve got the best water bottle, coffee mug, sport bottle and insulated cup. With a range of compatible caps and an easy-carry swivel loop, it’s a bottle you’ll always want by your side.
More info: www.kleankanteen.co.uk
BMC Membership From £2.59 a month
The most wonderful gift of the year for mountain lovers! Buying your loved ones BMC Membership for Christmas means they’ll receive: • Summit magazine quarterly • 15% discounts in Cotswold Outdoor and Snow+Rock • Access to many other retail and travel discounts • 10% off in the BMC shop • £15 million Combined Liability Insurance cover • Access to BMC Travel Insurance • Access to Mountain Training registration and more! Joining the BMC means you’re helping us to protect our crags and mountains, campaign for improved access, provide technical and safety advice, promote environmental sustainability and be a powerful voice for all climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers. All for just £2.59/month – that’s a 25% discount off your first year when you sign up by Direct Debit – plus, if you’re buying membership for someone under 27, we have a digital membership offer starting from £1.56/month.
More info: https://thebmc.co.uk/membership
Nikwax Outdoor Complete Protection Kit £24.99
Nikwax’s Outdoor Complete Protection Kit is the only kit for thoroughly cleaning, re-waterproofing, and revitalising the breathability of wet weather clothing and footwear. It is easy to use in your washing machine or by hand (depending on product). As an added bonus no heat activation is needed which saves on tumble dryer usage and it can be applied to wet gear. Caring for your outdoor gear with Nikwax extends its life saving you money and reducing waste. The kit includes: Nikwax Tech Wash, Nikwax TX.Direct, Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel, Nikwax Fabric and Leather Proof, a footwear brush and a handy 10L dry bag. Nikwax has been pioneering environmental care since 1977 and will continue to do so. All Nikwax products are water-based, PFC-free, non-flammable and have never used any harmful aerosols or fluorocarbons.
More info: www.amazon.co.uk
Lowe Alpine Airzone Active 18 £70
The compact and agile Lowe Alpine AirZone Active 18 is built for cool, dry comfort on strenuous day hikes. It uses an AirZone LT suspended mesh carry system with fast-wicking hip fins for maximum air circulation, even under heavy loads. Built with a lightweight spring steel frame for efficient load transfer, it provides extra hiking convenience thanks to its quick-stash front pocket, TipGripper walking pole loops, top tensioners, sternum strap and integrated rain cover. Though designed with hill walking and mountain hiking in mind, the hydration-compatible pack is equally handy for short-haul travel and city trips. In addition to stretch mesh side pockets, useful everyday features include a key clip, a light loop, a zipped security pocket and a highly refined urban aesthetic.
More info: rab.equipment/backpacks/all-lowe-alpine-packs
Rab Cirrus Hut Slipper £40
After a day in climbing shoes, mountaineering boots, or ski boots, the Cirrus Hut Slippers offer soft, warm relief to worn out feet. Ideal for camp, bothy, hut or home use, the Cirrus Hut Slippers are comfy and super lightweight. At just 172g per pair they can be easily compressed and stashed in a backpack. The Cirrus Hut Slippers are filled with PrimaLoft® Silver Insulation Luxe, a synthetic insulation made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic bottle chips. They have a recycled nylon lining and a breathable, weather resistant recycled Pertex® Quantum outer. The lower edge of the slipper is reinforced with tough nylon with a cushioned EVA foam footbed and a flexible, non-slip sole.
More info: https://rab.equipment
Helinox Chair Zero High Back £160
New for 2022, the Helinox Chair Zero High Back is the latest ultra-lightweight product from the innovative outdoor furniture brand. Designed for people who want a combination of shoulder support with the lightest possible chair, the Chair Zero High Back weighs in at just 690g, with an impressive capacity of 120kg. A DAC aluminium frame and tough and lightweight poly ripstop seat make this an extremely effective, durable and portable high back chair, which packs into a bag that is only 40cm x 12cm x 12cm. The Helinox Chair Zero High Back retails at £160 and is available from the website below.
More info: www.helinox.eu
BAM Novea Base Layer Men’s £59 / Women’s £55
BAM’s new lightweight, super soft base layer is an ideal Christmas present for an active outdoor enthusiast who cares about the environment. It’s the ultimate high intensity base layer and better for the planet than traditional synthetic alternatives. Pioneers of lower impact, nature-based fabric innovations, BAM has developed a next generation fabric, Novea, which mixes bamboo viscose with Naia™, a fibre made with sustainably sourced wood pulp from certified forests. The result is a fabric as soft, breathable and wicking-assured as bamboo but considerably quicker to dry. The base layer design is slim fitting with flat lock seams to avoid chafing and integrated thumb loops to stop sleeves twisting. It is available in Black, Nordic Sky, Deep Emerald and Merlot for men, Black, Cranberry, Nimbus and Lawn for women. BAM is offering a 15% discount off full-priced items valid until 31st December 2022. Quote Trekmountain at the checkout. One day all clothes will be made this way.
More info: www.bambooclothing.co.uk
Stanley Trigger Action Travel Mug £23.99 (0.25L), £28.99 (0.35L), £33.99 (0.47L)
Leakproof and durable, the Trigger-Action Travel Mug is the perfect partner from commute to canoe. From hike to bike. Sip on-the-go wherever you’re going with the Trigger-Action Travel Mug. Fill it up and hit the road without worrying about spills or leaks. True to its name, the leakproof mug can easily be used with one hand thanks to the push-button trigger which opens the mouthpiece on top. It’s also designed to fit in car cup holders so can be taken on any adventure. Double-wall vacuum insulation keeps your drink of choice hot, cold, or iced for hours. Between drinks, the lid disassembles for deep cleaning and every part of the stainless-steel mug is dishwasher safe. The range is available is three sizes (0.25L, 0.35L, and 0.47L) and an array of colours: Matte Black, Polar White, Nightfall Blue, Saffron Yellow, and Ash Grey colours keep Stanley stylish as well as durable.
More info: www.cotswoldoutdoor.com
BioLite Headlamp 325, 425 and 800 Pro £49.99, £64.99, £109.99
BioLite’s new, 2nd generation range of HeadLamps redefines the rechargeable landscape. Exceptional lumen quality and USB rechargeable power are packed into a compact and lightweight profile with an unprecedented no-bounce fit. Designed for peak performance, their construction also delivers the best fit of any headlamp on the market.The range includes three new and improved models: HeadLamp 325, HeadLamp 425, and HeadLamp 800 Pro. Sitting mid-range, the HeadLamp 425, with an improved 425 lumens, combines an ultra-thin 9mm front with balanced weight and moisture-wicking fabrics to create a fit so comfortable, you’ll forget you’re wearing it. Go further and stay brighter with the benefit of five front modes and a rear red light for added visibility. With a burn time of 60 hours on Low, and 3.5 hours on High, and a beam distance of 85 metres (Spotlight) and 15 metres (Flood light), the HeadLamp 425 is ready to illuminate your next adventure.
More info: www.gooutdoors.co.uk
Montane Anti-Freeze XT Jacket £250
The Montane Anti-Freeze XT Hoodie is a super warm down jacket for anyone eager to seek out sub-zero adventures. Delivering an excellent warmth to weight ratio means despite its enhanced warmth, it’s still lightweight and packs away easily into its own stuff sack. Tried and tested by #TeamMontane athletes themselves, the Anti-Freeze XT is ideal for a variety of adventures in challenging environments, from hiking at high-altitude in the Himalayas to trekking bitterly cold destinations in the depths of winter. Featuring both recycled outer fabric and recycled down lining with PFC-free DWR, the Anti-Freeze XT is made with sustainability in mind.
More info: www.montane.com
EXPED Camp Slippers £32
The Camp Slippers are sturdy and lightweight slippers – perfect for weary feet after a long day in hiking boots. Due to the low weight and small pack size they fit in any backpack. The 4 mm thick sole made of recycled material is non-slip, durable and provides a barefoot-like walking experience as well as sufficient insulation from the ground. The soft footbed makes the Camp Slipper extremely comfortable. The quick-drying synthetic insulation not only keeps you warm, but also protects you from moisture. The outer material is also made of recycled material and is PFC-free.
More info: www.exped.com
GSI Microlite 500 Flip £35
With its sleek design and clean construction, this high-spec, durable Glacier Stainless Vacuum Water and Coffee Bottle will keep your beverages hot or cold for hours and hours. Perfect for commuting, picnic, sporting events and base camping.
- Incredibly lightweight, vacuum-insulated bottle provides 10 hrs. heat and 20 hrs. cold retention while being 1/3rd lighter than traditional designs
- Impossibly thin, 2mm walls are actually thinner than most single wall plastic bottles for an amazingly compact footprint that fits anywhere
- 18/8 stainless steel boasts unrivalled purity and durability
- Push-button, flip top cap locks closed for transport and locks open for easy drinking
More info: www.gsioutdoors.com
La Sportiva Trango TRK GTX Womens Topaz/Celestial Blue £200
The Trango TRK GTX Women’s combines the advanced technologies and climbing prowess typically found only in Mountaineering boots, delivering a lightweight scrambler capable on and off the trail. Fully waterproof and designed to take a beating, the Trango TRK GTX Women’s can handle the toughest trails in any conditions. Minimal seams keep hotspots and blisters at bay while the Vibram® Mulaz outsole with a climbing zone platform provides dependable traction.
More info: www.lasportiva.com
Silva Terra Scout XT £39.99
Sturdy and sustainable, Silva’s new Terra Scout head torches use recycled plastic materials and hemp headbands to give a carbon footprint reduction of 90% over the previous versions. Offering powerful 350-lumen performance in a light, compact package, the Terra Scout XT features Silva’s Intelligent Light, combining a long-reach spotlight with close-in floodlight, and a battery burn time up to 70 hours. There’s a large on/off button, battery level indicator, red-light night vision mode, IPX5 water resistance and Hybrid technology; compatible with both standard AAA batteries and Silva’s rechargeable Hybrid unit.
More info: www.silvasweden.uk
Sierra Designs Flex Capacitor 40L-60L £175
The award winning Sierra Designs Flex Capacitor is now available in Bearing Blue! The Flex Capacitor (which is also available in 25-40L, and 60-75L) features adjustable volume to handle both short and long trips, and a Y flex suspension system which offers a lightweight yet strong frame that allows a more natural movement in the upper body. A bucket lid with a stash pocket provides easy access to the gear and extra storage, whilst the two stretch mesh pockets on the shoulder straps and side of pack are perfect for quick access to your water bottle or mobile phone. The Flex Capacitor features a unique patent pending gusset system that allows the pack to quickly and easily expand from 40-60 litres with the adjustment of a few straps. Instead of expanding up like other packs, the circumference of flex expands to provide a more stable and comfortable load carry.
More info: www.sierradesigns.com
Serra Designs Meteor 3000 2 £260
The award winning Sierra Designs Meteor 3000 2 person tent offers a large interior space without compromising on weight (pack weight 2.18kg). Offering great value for money, the Meteor 3000 features two doors and two vestibules for storage and optimal ventilation. The fully free standing design makes it quick and easy to erect, a ridge pole creates wide wall angles to maximise the internal space. This backpacking tent will keep you protected from the elements with a top of the range details such as a 3000mm Flysheet, bathtub style floor and solid liner walls to increase the tent’s stability in high winds and rain. The Meteor 3000 is constructed using PFC free materials. This tent is also available in 3 and four person designs.
More info: www.sierradesigns.com