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#DoMoreWithNikwax challenge kicks off

18th July 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… Arc’teryx have taken a fresh approach to hauling kit around the world with the launch of their new V80 and V110 Rolling Duffels. Arc’teryx say that the external frame system delivers an exceptional weight-to-volume ratio, and the total weight of the duffels are quoted as 3.38kg for the V80 and 3.5kg for the V110. The large U-shaped …

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Arc’teryx launch innovative Rolling Duffels

6th July 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… The Alps are an amazing playground for all mountain lovers. Whether walking the classic Grand Routes like the Tour du Mont Blanc, or tackling the hardest North Faces in winter, there is a mountain adventure waiting for everyone. Many UK-based mountain-goers, however, are put off going to the Alps because they don’t know what to do, where …

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Berghaus teams up with women’s polar expedition

11th April 2018 | 0 comments

Berghaus has joined forces with an international expedition team as part of a women’s product development initiative. Representatives from the brand recently met up with the Women’s Euro-Arabian North Pole Expedition in Svalbard, Norway, to discuss kit design and development…

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Primus launch super-efficient PrimeTech stoves

9th April 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… Polar Vortices and the North Atlantic Oscillation weren’t vocabulary in the forefront in my brain just a month ago, but having worked the last month in the Alps, with temperatures dipping to -28C, I feel overly well acquainted with the Beast from the East. We can but hope that Arthur Conan Doyle’s words in His Last Bow …

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Fjällräven store to open in the Lake District

21st March 2018 | 0 comments

This March, Swedish clothing and equipment brand Fjällräven is opening a new store in Ambleside in the Lake District. The store will be owned and operated by long-term retail partner The Mountain Factor, and will give locals and visitors to the Lakes the opportunity to browse and try on an extensive range of Fjallraven kit.

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UK Outdoor Industry Award winners announced

15th March 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… Missing climber Marc André Leclerc’s father, Serge Leclerc, has taken to social media to share the tragic news of his son and climbing partner Ryan Johnson’s death. Missing climber Marc André Leclerc’s father, Serge Leclerc, has taken to social media to share the tragic news of his son and climbing partner Ryan Johnson’s death. Leclerc (25) from …