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Fjallraven to open brand store in Manchester

Fjallraven to open brand store in Manchester

The Arctic Fox comes to Manchester! Leading Scandinavian outdoor clothing and equipment brand, Fjallraven, is set to take a big step forward this autumn as it prepares to open its first UK brand store in Manchester’s prestigious Old Bank Street. The new shop will be Fjallraven’s first brand store in the UK and is being opened in partnership with a long-standing stockist, The Sporting Lodge, who has years of retail expertise. Fjallraven has enjoyed exceptional growth in the UK over the last 10 years, with its combination of durable and functional products and Scandinavian design, proving a winning combination amongst British consumers. … Read more »

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Haglöfs opens brand store in Regent Street

Haglöfs opens brand store in Regent Street

Haglöfs has a proud heritage as an outdoor manufacturer since 1914, yet has never had its own physical retail presence in the UK – until now Haglöfs’ parent company ASICS recently opened the doors to its largest flagship store ever, a state-of-the-art retail space located on London’s iconic Regent Street. The store will be home to all four ASICS brands including Haglöfs, ASICS, ASICS Tiger and Onitsuka Tiger. The Haglöfs space within the 840m2 (over 9,000 ft2) store will showcase the full UK collection, and will be managed by its own dedicated and experienced sales team. “Haglöfs having an area in ASICS largest … Read more »

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Satmap announces all new Active 20 Sports GPS device

Satmap announces all new Active 20 Sports GPS device

Satmap Systems Ltd has announced the launch of the Satmap Active 20 Sports GPS unit. The Active 20 is the first device of its class to be fully touchscreen or button operated (‘DualControl’). Fitted with the latest, high-sensitivity GPS receiver (uBlox MAX M8), the Active 20 supports all the primary satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, WAAS, EGNOS, etc.) with accuracy, even indoors, in cars, in town and under heavy tree cover – accuracy figures of 1-2m are typical in many conditions. The Active 20 now boasts an all-new, large (3.5”), super-bright (600cd) transmissive, full colour HVGA TFT display. This crystal clear … Read more »

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Berghaus add new summer waterproofs to Extrem range

Berghaus add new summer waterproofs to Extrem range

Berghaus has introduced a new range of high performance lightweight waterproof summer jackets, the Extrem Paclite and Fastpacking jackets, which are designed for fast-moving alpine climbing and backpacking respectively, offering low weight, carefully considered features, and packability. The new jackets complete the summer Extrem shell range, alongside the new Hyper 100 which Berghaus claim to be “the world’s lightest 3-layer waterproof.”   The Extrem Paclite is a serious alpine shell, made out of bluesign approved Gore-Tex Paclite fabric and weighing only 320g for a men’s medium and 300g for a women’s 12. The jacket features a fully adjustable climbing helmet compatible hood, … Read more »

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ISPO HIGHLIGHTS: TOP 6 OUTERWEAR STORIES

ISPO HIGHLIGHTS: TOP 6 OUTERWEAR STORIES

From stormy Alpine summits to rainy valleys in the Lakes, from freezing Scottish winter belays to windy South American summits, the only boundary you need in the outdoors is a shell layer that can effectively protect you from the elements. Here are some of the best outerwear stories from this year’s ISPO: 1. MAMMUT NORDWAND PRO HS HOODED JACKET This top of the range hard shell from Mammut is the flagship jacket in the new Eiger Extreme collection. Designed in conjunction with the likes of uber-alpinists Dani Arnold and Stephan Siegrist, the new Nordwand Pro uses GORE-TEX Pro to deliver the ultimate in … Read more »

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